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CHOP Pediatric Residency Program Ranked Number One

The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia’s Pediatric Residency Program has been ranked number one in the first-of-its-kind survey recently released by U.S. News & World Report.

October 1, 2014
 
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
New Therapies Needed to Prevent Lung Injuries in Preemies

A CHOP neonatologist is the senior author of a paper reporting that current non-invasive therapies are less effective than expected in reducing severe lung injury in very premature infants.

August 15, 2013
Proton Therapy is Treatment Option for High-Risk Neuroblastoma

Proton therapy may offer a precise, organ-sparing treatment option for children with high-risk forms of neuroblastoma.

August 9, 2013
Central "Fuse Box" Found in Mitochondrial Energy Disorders

CHOP researchers identified a master network of signaling molecules in diverse mitochondrial diseases. Targeting this network in cells from patients suggests possible new treatments.

August 7, 2013
Reprogramming Patients' Cells May Advance Treatment of Blood Disorders

Changing CHOP patients’ skin cells into stem cells shows great promise in investigating and eventually treating types of leukemia and anemia.

August 1, 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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