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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
CHOP Genome Center Aids Discovery of New MS Genes

A CHOP researcher was a co-author of the largest-ever genetic analysis of multiple sclerosis. The 48 newly discovered gene variants underscore the key role of the immune system in MS.

October 8, 2013
Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia Physician-Researcher Appointed to Presidential Child Abuse Commission

David Rubin, MD, MSCE, was recently appointed by President Obama to the Commission to Eliminate Child Abuse and Neglect Fatalities. He was the only healthcare provider named to the 12-person committee of experts.

October 8, 2013
CHOP Updates Policy on Dietary Supplements

The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) announced today that it will no longer prescribe most dietary supplements to its patients.

October 8, 2013
CHOP 22Q Expert Co-Leads NIH Grant on Mental Illness in Deletion Syndrome

CHOP genetics experts are among the leaders of a global effort to study why patients with chromosome 22q11.2 deletion syndrome have a higher risk of schizophrenia.

October 3, 2013
CHOP Breaks Ground on Specialty Care Center in Plainsboro, NJ

CHOP broke ground on a 25,000-square-foot Specialty Care Center on the new campus of the University Medical Center of Princeton at Plainsboro, New Jersey.

September 24, 2013
CHOP Teams With Osage University Partners

CHOP will work with Osage University Partners, a fund that invests in companies spun off from academic centers. The goal is to move CHOP research to the marketplace.

September 20, 2013
New Gene Variants Linked to High Blood Pressure in African Americans

High blood pressure disproportionately affects African Americans. A CHOP expert co-led a large study of blood pressure genes in people of African ancestry.

September 12, 2013
Volunteers Help Out at Sea Garden September Workday

At the Sea Garden September workday, volunteers from inside and outside of the Hospital community helped make the transition from summer to fall plants!

September 9, 2013
60 Minutes Australia Features T Cell Therapy at CHOP

60 Minutes Australia features CHOP’s Dr. Grupp discussing T cell therapy, how it helped Emily, and its held promise for Austin.

September 6, 2013
The Cancer Center at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia Kicks Off Childhood Cancer Awareness Month

This September, join the Cancer Center at CHOP and make a difference for kids with cancer by raising awareness and funds for childhood cancer research.

September 3, 2013

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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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