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6 ABC News Features $50 Million Gift to CHOP

Children's Hospital received a $50 million gift, the largest charitable donation in its history, to go toward a new outpatient center.

June 25, 2013
Philadelphia Inquirer Features $50 Million Gift to CHOP for Advanced Care Center

Children's Hospital announced its biggest gift ever: $50 million toward the cost of an outpatient center.

June 25, 2013
The Philadelphia Business Journal features CHOP’s 17th Annual Fetal Family Reunion

Over 1,300 patients and families treated prenatally by the Center for Fetal Diagnosis and Treatment celebrate the 17th Annual Family Reunion.

June 24, 2013
In Battle Against Stuttering, 14-year-old Calvin Okulicz Discovered a Talent for Singing
June 21, 2013
CBS Sunday Morning Features CHOP Cancer Research

The Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation has helped pay for nearly 300 cancer studies, some of them at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia. Now ten years after Alex's death, the oncologist who treated her at CHOP is making breakthroughs in the treatment of a specific kind of childhood cancer.

June 2, 2013
HLNTV Highlights CHOP’s “Day of Beauty”

Children with craniofacial conditions treated by the Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery had a day of pampering, and a special visitor.

May 22, 2013
CHOP Transplant Patient Jonathan Ryan Celebrates 1st Birthday with New Liver

To save his son’s life, Kevin Ryan donated a portion of his liver to his son who was born with biliary atresia.

 

May 12, 2013
The Philadelphia Daily News Features Craniosynostosis Patient

Born with craniosynostosis, Brian Boyle underwent multiple surgeries at CHOP before going on to become a student-athlete in college.

March 15, 2013
Philadelphia Inquirer Highlights Fetal Surgery Patient

Medical breakthroughs like fetal surgery for spina bifida wouldn’t be possible without the courage of families who led the way.

March 12, 2013
FOX Features Patient of Fetal Surgery to Remove Lung Mass

Elijah Leffingwell made his first trip to CHOP before he was born to undergo fetal surgery at the Center for Fetal Diagnosis and Treatment.

March 3, 2013

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The Children's Hospital Of Philadelphia Establishes Louise Schnaufer Endowed Chair in Pediatric Surgery

Holly L. Hedrick, MD, Division of General, Thoracic and Fetal Surgery, is named inaugural Louise Schnaufer Endowed Chair in Pediatric Surgery.

September 30, 2014
Antibiotic Use by Age 2 Associated with Obesity Risk

Repeated exposure to broad-spectrum antibiotics in the first two years of life is associated with childhood obesity, say CHOP researchers.

 

September 30, 2014
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
CHOP Hosts Fetal Family Reunion in Chicago

Midwest families, including patients treated while still in the womb, reunite with their CHOP doctors and nurses.

September 21, 2014
CHOP and City Break Ground for New Health and Literacy Center

First of its kind, Center to offer children and families in South Philadelphia integrated healthcare, literacy and recreation services in one location.

September 18, 2014

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