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Biology of Childhood Brain Tumor Subtypes Offers Clues to Precision Treatments

Researchers investigating pediatric low-grade gliomas (PLGG), the most common type of brain tumor in children, have discovered key biological differences in how mutated genes combine with other genes to drive this childhood cancer. By shedding light...
16-Oct-2017 4:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Two Firms Awarded Seed Grants to Develop Medical Devices for Children

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The Philadelphia Pediatric Medical Device Consortium (PPDC) has announced its latest round of seed grants to companies developing medical devices for children. The devices are a speech generating system that allows hospitalized children who cannot...
6-Oct-2017 11:30 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Ministry of Health and Prevention of the United Arab Emirates and Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Partner on Visiting Specialty Consultant Program

The Ministry of Health and Prevention of the United Arab Emirates (MOHAP) and Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) today entered into a memorandum of understanding regarding a pediatric specialty consultation program to provide clinical and...
5-Oct-2017 2:15 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Researchers Identify Gene Variants Linked to a High-Risk Children's Cancer

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Pediatric researchers in the Roberts Collaborative for Genetics and Individualized Medicine at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia have identified common gene variants that raise the risk of developing an aggressive form of the childhood cancer...
25-Sep-2017 3:50 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Families of ECMO Survivors for Heart Conditions Report Favorable Quality of Life

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One of the few large studies to report long-term outcomes in cardiac patients treated in childhood with extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) has found overall favorable outcomes among survivors, as reported by families. ECMO provides...
22-Sep-2017 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Re-Interventions Are Common in Long-Term Survivors of Childhood Heart Operations

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Among patients who undergo childhood heart surgery for the severe birth defect single-ventricle disease, two-thirds of survivors require a surgical or catheter-based procedure within 20 years. Pediatric cardiology researchers note that doctors...
18-Sep-2017 10:30 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Kathy Shaw, MD, from Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia Receives Jim Seidel Distinguished Service Award from the American Academy of Pediatrics Section of Emergency Medicine

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Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) is proud to announce that Kathy Shaw, MD, MSCE, FAAP, a national leader in the fields of pediatric emergency medicine and quality and patient safety, has received the prestigious Jim Seidel Distinguished...
16-Sep-2017 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

CHOP Autism Expert Honored with Prestigious Award During 2017 AAP Conference

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Susan E. Levy, MD, MPH, director of the Regional Autism Center at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, is this year’s recipient of the Arnold J. Capute Award, given by the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP). The award was presented to her...
16-Sep-2017 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Over 50 Experts from Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia Participate in AAP Annual Meeting

Over 50 experts from Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia will address colleagues at this year’s annual meeting of the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) on current issues in vaccine education, autism, sports injuries, gastroenterology,...
15-Sep-2017 6:05 AM EDT

Experts from The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Available to Discuss New CDC Prevalence Data, Autism Treatment & Research During Autism Awareness & Acceptance Month

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4-Apr-2016 3:05 PM EDT

Experts in Congenital Heart Disease in Children and Adults Will Discuss Field's Challenges

An international group of more than 800 medical experts at the nation’s largest pediatric cardiology conference are discussing challenges in treating congenital heart disease in fetuses, neonates, children and young adults.
11-Feb-2015 4:00 PM EST

Pediatric Concussion Experts at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia Comment on Guidelines Released Today on Diagnosing and Managing Pediatric Concussion

Guidelines released today by Canadian pediatric emergency medicine researchers are in line with the work that has been taking place over the past several years at CHOP to help improve pediatric concussion diagnosis and treatment and standardize...
25-Jun-2014 4:20 PM EDT

Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia Youth Sports-Related Concussion Expert Available To Discuss White House Concussion Summit

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28-May-2014 1:00 PM EDT

Expert Media Availability: One Year After Sandy Hook, Are We Doing Enough to Prevent Youth Violence?

10-Dec-2013 8:00 PM EST

Expert Available to Comment on FDA Plan to Ban “Natural Therapies" for Diabetes

25-Jul-2013 10:30 AM EDT

Federal Report, JAMA Study, and National Tragedies Converge to Point Spotlight on Mental Health in America

16-Jan-2013 7:00 AM EST

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