Neonatology Update

Stay up to date on the latest research, upcoming events and other information that is important to providers who refer patients to the Division of Neonatology at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.

Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia Hosts Sixth Annual Chronic Lung Disease Conference

On March 10 and 11, 2020, before social-distancing measures were put in place due to the COVID-19 pandemic, a conference of more than 200 medical professionals from across the United States gathered at the Union League of Philadelphia for the Sixth Annual Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) Chronic Lung Disease Conference.

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Physician Spotlight: Krithika Lingappan

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Physician-scientist Krithika Lingappan, MD, PhD, MS, recently joined the Division of Neonatology at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, and as Associate Professor of Pediatrics at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania.

Research Finds RNAs in Sperm Influence Offspring Phenotype

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Research from the lab of Colin Conine, PhD, an investigator with Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia’s Division of Neonatology, has demonstrated that sperm RNAs can regulate embryonic gene expression after fertilization and that this regulation is important for embryo implantation and development.

A Case for Patience

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This case study demonstrates why management of severe bronchopulmonary dysplasia (BPD) requires a nuanced frame shift from acute care to a more chronic care model, as well as a lot of patience on the part of the provider and the parents.