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Gene Therapy Expert Beverly Davidson, PhD, to Join CHOP

Beverly L. Davidson, PhD, a nationally prominent expert in gene therapy, is joining The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP).

April 1, 2014
 
CHOP, Penn HIV Study Finds Better Outcomes for Children

First large-scale study to compare treatments for HIV-infected children finds that the less-used regimen is more effective for children in low-resource settings. The results of the study of more than 800 children are published today in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA).

April 30, 2013
Rear Seat Design a Priority for Child Passenger Safety

A research report released today from The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) provides specific recommendations for optimizing the rear seat of passenger vehicles to better protect its most common occupants — children and adolescents.

April 29, 2013
Scripts Help Novice Instructors Teach Pediatric CPR

New, low-tech teaching techniques used by novice instructors may improve training for healthcare providers in performing cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) on children who suffer cardiac arrest.

April 24, 2013
Gene Therapy for Blindness at CHOP Named in Research List

A groundbreaking clinical trial of gene therapy for a form of congenital blindness, sponsored by The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia in collaboration with Penn Medicine, was recognized with the Distinguished Clinical Research Achievement Award.

April 23, 2013
Spring Arrives in the Sea Garden

At the second Sea Garden workday of 2013, daffodils and apple blossoms announce spring has arrived.

April 18, 2013
CHOP Oncologist Leads First Pediatric Dream Team

A physician-researcher from CHOP will lead the first-ever pediatric “Dream Team” solely focused on creating new treatments for the most challenging childhood cancers. $14.5 million grant from St. Baldrick's and Stand Up To Cancer combines immunotherapy and genomics research. 

April 7, 2013
CHOP and Pfizer Collaborate to Speed Pediatric Research

CHOP is announcing its participation in the Centers for Therapeutic Innovation (CTI) network, a novel collaboration model built by Pfizer that brings academic researchers together with Pfizer scientists to expedite the pace of innovation.

April 3, 2013
Gene Pathways Suggest Drugs for Children's Brain Tumors

Genomic, molecular findings by CHOP researchers will help inform personalized medicine

March 29, 2013
T-Cell Therapy Kills an Aggressive Leukemia in Two Children

Two children with an aggressive form of childhood leukemia show no evidence of cancer cells in their bodies after treatment with a novel cell therapy that reprogrammed their immune cells to rapidly multiply and destroy leukemia cells.

March 25, 2013

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CHOP in the Media

CHOP Thyroid Center featured on 6ABC’s “Raising Healthy Kids”

Dr. Andrew Bauer spoke to 6ABC about the prevalence of thyroid cancer and different treatment options.

March 26, 2014
CHOP Concussion Expert Featured on Fox 29

Dr. Christina Master recently visited Fox 29 studios to discuss the latest research on kids and sports-related concussions.

 

March 6, 2014
Fox 29 Visits CHOP's New Urgent Care Center in King of Prussia

CHOP Urgent Care Director Dr. Magna Chang Dias explains when urgent care is appropriate.

February 24, 2014
Night Eating Disorder Requires More Research

A new study indicates rare night eating disorder may signal other mental health issues

February 21, 2014
Mother and Teen Share Story About Pediatric Migraines

CHOP’s Dr. Szperka heads up new migraine clinic.

February 9, 2014

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