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Gene Therapy Expert Beverly Davidson, PhD, to Join CHOP

Beverly L. Davidson, PhD, a nationally prominent expert in gene therapy, is joining The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP).

April 1, 2014
CHOP Play Area Opens at King of Prussia Mall

CHOP-Sponsored Play Area Serves Families in Surrounding Community


February 17, 2013
CHOP Accredited by NCQA as Accountable Care Organization

Accountable Care Organizations strive to improve the quality of health care and the patient experience while reducing health care costs

February 13, 2013
Victoria Vetter, M.D. Receives Prestigious Award from AHA

Victoria L. Vetter, M.D., MPH, a pediatric cardiologist, was awarded the prestigious Edward S. Cooper M.D. Award at the American Heart Association of Southeastern Pennsylvania’s annual Heart Ball


February 11, 2013
New Immune Cell Therapy Reverses an Aggressive ALL

By reprogramming a 7-year-old girl’s own immune cells to attack an aggressive form of childhood leukemia, a CHOP oncologist achieved a complete response in his patient, who faced grim prospects when she relapsed after conventional treatment.

February 5, 2013
Gene Variants Found to Affect Human Lifespan

CHOP researchers compared young to old populations, identified CNVs conferring long-term risk or protection

February 4, 2013
CHOP Appoints Joseph W. St. Geme III, MD as Physician in Chief

Distinguished Duke University Physician-Scientist and Educator Named CHOP Physician-in-Chief & Chair of the Department of Pediatrics at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania

February 4, 2013
One-step Gene Test for Mitochondrial Diseases

CHOP researchers’ new single-platform tool streamlines diagnoses of complicated multisystem disorders

January 29, 2013
Teen Passengers: "The Other Distraction" for Teen Drivers

A pair of studies by The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) and State Farm® identify factors that may lead teens to drive with multiple peer passengers and, then, how those passengers may affect their driver’s behavior just before a serious crash.

January 25, 2013

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CHOP in the Media

CHOP Thyroid Center featured on 6ABC’s “Raising Healthy Kids”

Dr. Andrew Bauer spoke to 6ABC about the prevalence of thyroid cancer and different treatment options.

March 26, 2014
CHOP Concussion Expert Featured on Fox 29

Dr. Christina Master recently visited Fox 29 studios to discuss the latest research on kids and sports-related concussions.


March 6, 2014
Fox 29 Visits CHOP's New Urgent Care Center in King of Prussia

CHOP Urgent Care Director Dr. Magna Chang Dias explains when urgent care is appropriate.

February 24, 2014
Night Eating Disorder Requires More Research

A new study indicates rare night eating disorder may signal other mental health issues

February 21, 2014
Mother and Teen Share Story About Pediatric Migraines

CHOP’s Dr. Szperka heads up new migraine clinic.

February 9, 2014

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