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CHOP Kicks of Childhood Cancer Awareness Month

The Cancer Center at CHOP invites the community to raise awareness and fund research to cure childhood cancer.

September 2, 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
HI Center Names David R. Langdon, MD, New Director of Inpatient Service

Endocrinologist David R. Langdon, MD, has taken over as director of inpatient service from Andrew Palladino, MD, who will now see children in the HI outpatient clinic.

April 28, 2014
CHOP Honors Volunteers at Volunteer Leadership Summit

The Four Seasons Hotel Receives Volunteer Organization of the Year Award and Nancy Wood Receives 2014 HOPE Award for Distinguished Volunteer Service.

April 5, 2014
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 Launches New Young Adult Hip Preservation Program

The unique program is designed to preserve, adjust or restore natural hip function and allow adolescents and young adults to resume their busy lifestyles.

April 1, 2014
CHD Experts Share Latest Innovations at Cardiology 2014

More than 1000 medical experts gathered at Cardiology 2014 from Feb. 19-23 to discuss innovations in detection and treatment of congenital heart disease.

March 28, 2014
CHOP's New App Captures Family Histories in a Digital Format

Pedigrees are diagrams showing how inherited diseases occur in a family. The CBMi’s new app lets genetic counselors draw pedigrees with a few finger taps during a patient encounter.

March 21, 2014

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CHOP in the Media

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
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

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