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CHOP Experts Help Discover Mutations That Cause 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.

 


 

September 26, 2014
 
CHOP to Develop a Non-Profit Human Milk Bank for Hospitalized Infants

The milk bank will provide donor human milk for hospitalized infants at the Main Campus, with the goal of opening in late summer of 2015.

August 5, 2014
Aramark and CHOP Partner to Enhance the Health of Families

Aramark invests $750,000 in “Home Plate”, a 3-year research study to enhance the health and well-being of families.

July 30, 2014
Climate Change May Bring More Kidney Stones

CHOP-led research finds link between hotter days, kidney stones in U.S. adults and children.

July 10, 2014
Gene Variants Found that Increase Pain Sensation After Common Childhood Surgery

In the first genome-wide analysis of postsurgical pain in children, pediatric researchers identified variations in genes that affect a child’s need for pain-control drugs.

July 7, 2014
Roger Daltrey and Joan Jett & the Blackhearts Support CHOP

Music icons join together in a concert to support teens with cancer at CHOP through Teen Cancer America.

July 1, 2014
CHOP-led Study Finds That Premie Eye Disease Can Be Successfully Screened From Miles Away

CHOP-led, NIH funded, telemedicine study finds that premie eye disease can be successfully screened from miles away

June 26, 2014
Roger Daltrey and Joan Jett in Concert for a Great Cause

Roger Daltrey and Joan Jett will present an evening of music and philanthropy at Verizon Hall at the Kimmel Center in Philadelphia on July 28,2014.

June 25, 2014
CHOP Announces Fetal Neuroprotection Program

First-of-its-kind program brings together the deepest expertise to protect prenatal brain development in children with congenital heart defects

June 25, 2014
18th Fetal Surgery Reunion Gathers Families Across the U.S.

A special reunion brought together 1,500 people from 22 states; nearly all of the children in attendance were prenatally diagnosed with a birth defect.

June 23, 2014
Gene Study Points to Novel Pathway for Diabetes Treatment

Research details how a diabetes-related gene functions on a pathway affecting insulin release. Finding drugs that act on the pathway may eventually lead to a new treatment for type 1 diabetes.

June 19, 2014

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CHOP in the Media

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.

September 7, 2014
CHOP Neuro-Ophthalmologist Discusses 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.

September 2, 2014
Regional Media Outlets Report on Development of a Human Milk Bank

CHOP’s plans to develop a human milk bank to serve hospitalized infants received widespread regional media attention.

August 18, 2014
CHOP Neonatologist and Patient Featured on Fox 29

Ten-month-old Madelyn Selley has been in CHOP’s N/IICU for seven months receiving expert care for chronic lung disease. Fox 29 recently visited the N/IICU to meet Maddy and her care team.

August 18, 2014
CHOP’s Child Life Department featured in Philadelphia Inquirer

Child Life Specialists at CHOP help ease the fears and anxiety of young patients through play.

August 17, 2014

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