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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
 
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
CHOP and AtlantiCare Announce Partnership

Officials from CHOP and AtlantiCare today announced a new partnership that delivers CHOP newborn and pediatric care to the southeastern New Jersey communities AtlantiCare serves.

March 17, 2014
CHOP Lactation Expert Headlines International Conference

Diane Spatz, PhD, RN, shares best practices for breastfeeding sick babies and how to adapt to Southeast Asia hospitals at meeting in Thailand.

March 14, 2014
U.S. News Ranks Department of Pediatrics No. 1 in Nation

In its latest survey of U.S. medical schools, U.S.News & World Report ranked Department of Pediatrics no. 1 in the nation.

March 12, 2014
$3.25 Million Gift Creates Penn Medicine/CHOP Friedreich’s Ataxia Center of Excellence

Donation from Friedreich’s Ataxia Research Alliance in partnership with Hamilton and Finneran families launches Center to improve research and care for rare, degenerative disease.

March 6, 2014
CHOP-led Studies Expand the List of Genes Linking Weight and Heart Health Risk Factors

Short content: CHOP genetic research shows that higher body mass index (BMI) causes harmful effects on the risk of type 2 diabetes, high blood pressure and inflammation.

March 6, 2014
CHOP Allergist Leads Study to Better Recognize EoE

CHOP offers one of the nation’s premier programs to treated the severe allergy Eosinophilic Esophagitis (EoE)

March 2, 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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