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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 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
CHOP Patients Treated to Day of Beauty

In April, Salon l'Etoile Jenkintown hosted patients from CHOP's Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery for their annual Beauty Day!

May 7, 2014
“Vaccines on the Go” App Wins “Award of Distinction"

“Vaccines on the Go” mobile App was selected among 6,000 entries as an “Award of Distinction” winner in the annual Academy of Interactive and Visual Arts’ Communicator Awards.

May 5, 2014
Gut Microbes, Antibiotics Are Clues to Immunity in Preemies

A mother’s germs help to kick-start a newborn’s immune system. But a CHOP study suggests that infection-fighting antibiotics may impair immunity in premature babies.

April 30, 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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