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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
 
New Teen Driver Site Launched

Visit our new teen driver site and learn how to keep your young driver safe

June 2, 2010
CHOP Not Affiliated With Magazine Subscription Sales

Soliciting for donations of magazine subscriptions to benefit The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia is not an approved promotion.

May 28, 2010
First Common Gene for Congenital Heart Disease Found

Gene is acting very early in development and is tied to commonest birth defect.

May 27, 2010
Children's Hospitals Can Take New Steps to Reduce Crowding

Better ways to manage patient flow are key

May 27, 2010
CHOP Announces Availability of Proton Therapy

The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia announces the availability of proton therapy, a precise form of cancer radiation that offers potentially life-changing benefits to children with brain tumors and other solid tumors. The highly focused beam adds much-needed weapon in treating brain tumors, with gentler side effects.

May 27, 2010
CHOP Mourns Loss of Richard M. Armstrong

Mr. Armstrong was Honorary Board Chairman and long-time supporter of The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.

May 26, 2010
Newer Heart Surgery Technique Improves Survival in First Year

CHOP participates in largest clinical trial to compare surgical treatments for congenital heart disease

May 26, 2010
Types of Child Firearm Deaths Different in Rural vs. Urban Areas

Children in the U.S. are just as likely to die from gunshot wounds if they live in the largest cities or the smallest towns. However, teens living in the most urban counties are more likely to die from gun violence, while children in the most remote areas of the country are more likely to die in gun-related accidents or suicides.

May 25, 2010
Schizophrenia Genes Involved in Brain Signaling

Deletions and repeats in DNA sequences increase the risk of schizophrenia

May 10, 2010

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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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