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Climate Change May Bring More Kidney Stones

CHOP-led research finds link between hotter days, kidney stones in U.S. adults and children.

July 10, 2014
 
Kathy Gorman Named Chief Nursing Officer
October 30, 2009
Children With Congenital Blindness Can See After Gene Therapy

One shot of gene therapy and children with congenital blindness can see.

October 24, 2009
New Study Underscores Need for Booster Seat Through Age 8

Booster seats are especially effective in side impact crashes.

October 23, 2009
NeuroAIDS is target of federal grant to Children's Hospital

Novel HIV drug will be studied in cell cultures and in patients.

October 21, 2009
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

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CHOP in the Media

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
CHOP Neonatologist Featured on WHYY-FM Radio

Dr. Scott Lorch co-authored a new study that shows that being born even a few weeks early can lead to increased health risks for babies.

July 1, 2014
CHOP Breastfeeding Expert Featured in ADVANCE for Nurses

Diane Spatz discusses nurses’ roles in providing mothers with education and tools for breastfeeding success.

June 9, 2014
Lancaster Online features CHOP Fetal Patients

Ainsley and Aspen Jones underwent lifesaving surgery before birth and recently walked the runway at the Annual Daisy Day Fashion Show

May 30, 2014
Fast Care, Aggressive Therapy a Must for Kids' Strokes

May is Stroke Awareness Month. While the danger is higher for people older than 65, children can have strokes, too.

May 7, 2014

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