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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.

September 18, 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
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

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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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