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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
 
Experts Summarize State of Science in Autism Disorders

Experts say autism research progresses on many fronts, but much work remains.

October 21, 2009
Dr. John P. Dormans Honored by the MHE Research Foundation

The Multiple Hereditary Exostoses Research Foundation awarded Dr. John P. Dormans The Humanitarian Scientific Achievement Award at its annual banquet on Sept. 13. He was honored for a lifetime of "dedication and service to children, and efforts that have been felt around the world."

October 12, 2009
Dr. Frank Balis Named New Director of Cancer Research

Frank M. Balis, MD, a nationally prominent expert in designing treatments for pediatric cancers, has joined The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia as director of clinical research of the Division of Oncology as well as for the hospital’s Center for Childhood Cancer Research.

October 5, 2009
Dr. Maris Featured in Philadelphia Inquirer Article

Dr. John Maris, chief of the Division of Oncology at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia and neuroblastoma researcher, discusses recent research breakthroughs with Philadelphia Inquirer reporter Faye Flam.

October 5, 2009
Dr. Robert Campbell Receives 2009 Blount Award

The Scoliosis Research Society has awarded Dr. Robert Campbell the 2009 Walter P. Blount Humanitarian Award in recognition of "...20 years of dedication to sick children, many of whom would not be alive today without his efforts."

October 5, 2009
Research Reveals Effects of Mitochondiral Gene Defects

Researchers are delving into abnormal gene function in mitochondria, structures within cells that power our lives. Mitochondria are the place where energy is generated from the most basic molecules of food. Because this function is essential to life, defects in mitochondria may affect a wide range of organ systems in humans and animals.

September 25, 2009
Children With Asthma More Vulnerable to H1N1 Virus

Nearly a dozen 7th graders with asthma were welcomed along with other classmates back to school today by a special guest who had a message for them about staying healthy - Kathleen Sebelius, 21st Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS).

September 8, 2009
Dr. Jean Belasco Featured in Philadelphia Tribune

Dr. Jean Belasco was featured in an article titled, "Experiment Gone Right," in the online Philadelphia Tribune July 21.

July 21, 2009

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CHOP in the Media

CHOP Thyroid Center featured on 6ABC’s “Raising Healthy Kids”

Dr. Andrew Bauer spoke to 6ABC about the prevalence of thyroid cancer and different treatment options.

March 26, 2014
CHOP Concussion Expert Featured on Fox 29

Dr. Christina Master recently visited Fox 29 studios to discuss the latest research on kids and sports-related concussions.

 

March 6, 2014
Fox 29 Visits CHOP's New Urgent Care Center in King of Prussia

CHOP Urgent Care Director Dr. Magna Chang Dias explains when urgent care is appropriate.

February 24, 2014
Night Eating Disorder Requires More Research

A new study indicates rare night eating disorder may signal other mental health issues

February 21, 2014
Mother and Teen Share Story About Pediatric Migraines

CHOP’s Dr. Szperka heads up new migraine clinic.

February 9, 2014

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