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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
 
A Decoy Prevents the Immune System from Defeating Gene Therapy for Hemophilia

CHOP gene therapy researchers created a decoy to fool the immune system, preventing it from mistakenly defeating the benefits delivered by a corrective gene.

July 17, 2013
Live Twitter Chat Featuring Next-Generation Sequencing Expert from CHOP

The live chat will happen Friday, July 19 at 1 p.m. ET, and will be moderated by GenomeWeb and CLP magazine editors, and hosted by ARUP Laboratories.

July 17, 2013
CHOP Pediatrician Receives Award for Child Abuse Prevention Work

The Ray E. Helfer Society, an international organization of physicians dedicated to treating and preventing child abuse, presented its highest honor to CHOP pediatrician Cindy Christian, MD

July 16, 2013
CHOP Critical Care Experts Advocate for Raising CPR Quality

An expert in critical care at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia is the lead author of a new consensus statement just published by the American Heart Association (AHA), calling for greater attention to improving cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) throughout the U.S.

June 27, 2013
CHOP Global Health Physician Receives Grant for HIV Research

The CIPHER Grant Program awarded more than $1 million to seven early-stage researchers for projects that address priority research gaps in pediatric HIV in resource-limited settings. One of the awards went to Global Health physician Matthew Kelly, MD, MPH.

June 26, 2013
CHOP Celebrates 17th Annual Fetal Family Reunion

Over 250 children who received prenatal care at CHOP’s Center for Fetal Diagnosis and Treatment gathered with their families to celebrate 17 years of hope.

June 23, 2013
New Addition to the Sea Garden at Children’s Seashore House

Groundswell Design Group delivered a newly donated planter to the Sea Garden this month, and today CHOP patients and volunteers filled it with tomatoes, beans and herbs.

June 20, 2013
Drop in BMI Improves Insulin Sensivitity in Obese Teens

In a family-based weight loss program, obese teens who reduced their BMI by 8 percent had better insulin sensitivity, a factor linked to type 2 diabetes.

June 6, 2013
Planting Summer Vegetable Crop in the CHOP Sea Garden

Volunteers were out in the Sea Garden today to help CHOP and the Pennsylvania Horticulture Society plan for the summer months ahead.

May 23, 2013
Researchers Discover Cause for Abnormal Heart Vessels

A pediatric cardiologist at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia is a first author of new research that identifies a mutation that disrupts the formation of veins bringing blood to the heart very early in development.

May 13, 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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