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Louise Schnaufer Endowed Chair in Pediatric Surgery Established

Holly L. Hedrick, MD, Division of General, Thoracic and Fetal Surgery, is named inaugural Louise Schnaufer Endowed Chair in Pediatric Surgery.

Antibiotic Use by Age 2 Associated with Obesity Risk

Repeated exposure to broad-spectrum antibiotics in the first two years of life is associated with childhood obesity, say CHOP researchers.

 

CHOP Experts Help Discover Mutations That Causes Severe Epilepsy

CHOP scientists helped identify gene mutations causing severe childhood epilepsy. The discovery broadens the potential for new therapies for the difficult-to-treat disease.

 


 

CHOP Hosts Fetal Family Reunion in Chicago

Midwest families, including patients treated while still in the womb, reunite with their CHOP doctors and nurses.

CHOP and City Break Ground for New Health and Literacy Center

First of its kind, Center to offer children and families in South Philadelphia integrated healthcare, literacy and recreation services in one location.

CHOP Receives $530,620 Donation From Kohl's Department Stores

Kohl’s Department Stores Donate $530,620 to The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia in Support of Injury Prevention Programs

CHOP Sleep Specialist Featured in Philadelphia Inquirer

New research from The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia looks at long-term effects of caffeine therapy for premature infants.

CHOP Kicks off Childhood Cancer Awareness Month

The Cancer Center at CHOP invites the community to raise awareness and fund research to cure childhood cancer.

CHOP Reports on 100 Fetal Surgeries for Spina Bifida

The Center for Fetal Diagnosis and Treatment advances the field after the MOMS trial set a new standard of care.

CHOP Neuro-Ophthalmologist Explains Alice in Wonderland syndrome

It's an unusual condition with a colorful name. Kids with "Alice in Wonderland" syndrome see like they're peering into a distorted looking glass.

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