Children's Hospital & Research Center at Oakland

Children's Hospital & Research Center of Oakland, (CHORI) is located in Northern California in Oakland (across the bridge from San Francisco). CHORI origins go back to 1912 under a different name. CHORI research on pediatric Cystic Fibrosis, sickle cell, HIV/AIDS, cancer and a host of child diseases and disorders is the highlight of this teaching hospital, graduate research institute and patient care institutions.

747 52nd Street, Oakland, California 94609
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Groundbreaking study on complex movements of enzymes

A groundbreaking study has revealed in great detail how enzymes in the cell cooperate to make fat. These enzymes are integrated into a single molecular complex known as fatty acid synthase. This complex is regarded as a potential ...

dateFeb 11, 2009 in
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New vitamin K analysis supports the triage theory

An important analysis conducted by Children's Hospital Oakland Research Institute scientists suggests the importance of ensuring optimal dietary intakes of vitamin K to prevent age-related conditions such as bone fragility, ...

dateSep 17, 2009 in Health
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