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CHOP Kicks off Childhood Cancer Awareness Month

The Cancer Center at CHOP invites the community to raise awareness and fund research to cure childhood cancer.

September 2, 2014
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
A Helping Paw Helps Calm a Child's Anxiety During Anesthesia

CHOP clinicians find innovative options to ensure patient-and family-centered care

August 27, 2013
Tweaking Specialized Immune Cells May Boost Anti-Cancer Activity

In animal studies, CHOP researchers advance new approach to anti-tumor immunotherapy.

August 18, 2013
2nd Annual Tomato Harvest in the Sea Garden

Patients, families and staff came out to the Sea Garden at Children's Seashore House for the 2nd Annual Tomato Harvest to collect bushels of ripe vegetables from the garden's seasonal planters, make crafts with Child Life staff and sample the winning recipe from the recipe contest!

August 15, 2013

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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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