Analyzing a puzzling multisystem disorder in three children, genetic experts have identified a new syndrome, dubbed CHOPS syndrome, shedding light on key biological processes during human development.
27-Feb-2015 11:00 AM EST
Genomics researchers analyzing common variable immunodeficiency disease (CVID) in children have discovered links to a gene crucial to the body’s defense against infections. The finding may represent an inviting target for drug treatment.
26-Feb-2015 2:05 PM EST
Children born with a DNA abnormality on chromosome 16 already linked to neurodevelopmental problems show measurable delays in processing sound and language, says a study team of radiologists and psychologists.
17-Feb-2015 1:00 PM EST
From many clinical researchers presenting findings at Cardiology 2015, conference organizers chose 8 finalists for the Outstanding Investigator Award. Their research in pediatric cardiology is summarized below.
13-Feb-2015 10:15 AM EST
A new analysis released at a DC briefing today shows that, five years after its technical end, the recession of the mid-2000s continues to impact America’s children in four key areas: health, hunger, housing, and abuse and neglect, updating...
3-Feb-2015 11:20 AM EST
The Philadelphia Pediatric Medical Device Consortium announces its first three awards to companies developing new medical devices for children. The FDA-funded consortium, based at CHOP, provides know-how and seed funding.
3-Feb-2015 10:00 AM EST
At the invitation of the White House, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia sent two special guests to Pres. Obama's announcement today of the Precision Medicine Initiative: the Hospital CEO and 9-year-old patient Emily Whitehead.
30-Jan-2015 11:00 AM EST
Pediatric nurses play a key role in preventing post-traumatic stress in injured children and their families by practicing "trauma-informed care". A new study surveyed pediatric trauma nurses, revealing that they are knowledgeable about practicing...
12-Jan-2015 8:00 AM EST
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
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
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
Dr. Cindy Christian, the director of Safe Place: The Center for Child Protection and Health at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia,is available to share her expertise about child sexual abuse, its impact on victims and the entire family.
10-Nov-2011 8:00 AM EST