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Make the Most of Scientific Conferences: Top 5 Tips

In this guest post, Divya Jain, one of CIRP’s Bioengineering PhD students, shares her top 5 tips for making the most of scientific conferences.

New Research on Teens with Autism and Driving

Learn about a new five-year study, conducted by CHOP researchers and funded by The National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, to gain a more comprehensive understanding of mobility issues for adolescents on the autism spectrum.

Flashback Friday- Human Trafficking

January is Human Trafficking Awareness Month, and today's Flashback Friday post is dedicated to resources on recognizing and preventing human trafficking.

Reducing CT Use in Mild Traumatic Brain Injury

New CHOP research, published in Pediatric Emergency Care, demonstrated that new ED guidelines for limiting computed tomography (CR) of the brain to evaluate for bleeding after a head injury were sustainable across five years.

Understanding Driver Attention Through Machine Learning and Big Data ​​​​​​​

Learn about a study funded by the National Science Foundation that is developing novel approaches to keep driver attention on the road.