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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
 
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
CHOP Ties for #1 Ranking on U.S. News and World Report List

The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia ties for the #1 ranking on U.S. News & World Report's 2014 Best Children's Hospital List.

June 10, 2014
3 Gene Networks Found in Autism, May Offer Treatment Targets

A new CHOP study has uncovered several gene networks with potentially important roles in autism. These networks may offer attractive targets for developing new autism treatments.

June 6, 2014
Taylor Swift Donates $50,000 to CHOP’s Cancer Center

A $50,000 gift from seven-time GRAMMY winner Taylor Swift will be used to create specialized programming for teens with cancer treated at CHOP’s Cancer Center.

June 3, 2014
Dr. Beverly Lange Honored for Career in Pediatric Leukemia

The American Society of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology is recognizing Beverly Lange, MD, for her lifetime accomplishments in caring for children with cancer.

May 16, 2014
Dr. Garrett Brodeur Receives Award for Neuroblastoma Research

The Advances in Neuroblastoma Research Association is conferring its highest honor on pediatric oncologist Garrett Brodeur, MD, for his scientific achievements.

May 16, 2014
CHOP's 58th Annual Daisy Day Luncheon Raised More Than $1.6 Million

The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia’s 58th Annual Daisy Day Luncheon and Fashion Show raised more than $1.6 million to support the Center for Fetal Diagnosis and Treatment.

May 9, 2014
Earth Day Event at CHOP's Rooftop Garden

CHOP staff and patients celebrated Earth Day by planting and playing in the Sea Garden on the rooftop of Children’s Seashore House.

May 8, 2014

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CHOP in the Media

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
National Media Outlets Feature CHOP-led Kidney Stone Research

New research from The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia linking climate change to kidney stones received widespread media attention.

July 14, 2014
Personalized Cellular Therapy for Leukemia Receives FDA's Breakthrough Therapy Designation

A personalized immunotherapy has been awarded the FDA's Breakthrough Therapy designation for the treatment of relapsed and refractory adult and pediatric acute lymphoblastic leukemia.

July 7, 2014

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