Feeding amino acids to animals in a CHOP lab improved sleep disturbances caused by traumatic brain injury (TBI). This could become the first treatment for people with TBI.
There are far fewer medical devices designed for children compared to those available for adults. CHOP engineers and researchers are joining area colleagues to address this unmet need.
CHOP Hematology researchers manipulated red blood cells in the lab to produce a healthy form of hemoglobin—a potential treatment for sickle cell disease.
Research study of T cell immunotherapy continues to show highly promising results in children with leukemia.
Two children with an aggressive form of childhood leukemia show no evidence of cancer cells in their bodies after treatment with a novel cell therapy that reprogrammed their immune cells to rapidly multiply and destroy leukemia cells.
CHOP's Surgeon-in-Chief Dr. N. Scott Adzick received the John Scott Award, one of America’s oldest and most prestigious science awards.
FOX 29 features a segment about a little boy named Matias who was diagnosed wtih hyperinsulinism in Ecuador. His family started a campaign to raise money to make the trip to The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia for treatment.
Alison Magee was treated at CHOP’s Pediatric Thyroid Center after doctors discovered she had thyroid cancer.
CHOP Surgeon-in-Chief N. Scott Adzick receives John Scott Award for pioneering contributions to fetal surgery.
Today Kohl™s presented CHOP with a $429,051 donation at a bike safety program. Since 2000, Kohl™s has donated more than $6.7 million to CHOP through Kohl™s Cares®.