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Dr. Joseph Rossano Named Chief of Cardiology at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia


Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia is proud to announce that Joseph Rossano, M.D., has been named Chief of the Division of Cardiology, effective this week.
23-May-2017 3:15 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Adolescent Boys Treated at Urban ER for Violent Injury Want Mental Health Care

Adolescent males of color treated for violent injury and discharged from an urban pediatric emergency department overwhelmingly identified a need for mental health care, according to research from Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia’s Violence...
15-May-2017 2:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Innovative Study Will Translate Objective Diagnostic Measures for Sports-Related Concussion Across the Lab, Clinic and Field

How can physicians and engineers help design athletic equipment and diagnostic tools to better protect teenaged athletes from concussions? A unique group of researchers with neuroscience, bioengineering and clinical expertise are teaming up to...
15-May-2017 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Dr. Stephan Grupp to Lead Cellular Therapy & Transplant Section in CHOP Cancer Program


A leading pediatric oncologist at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP), Stephan Grupp, MD, PhD, will become Chief of the Section of Cellular Therapy and Transplant in the Hospital’s Division of Oncology. Grupp, who has researched and led...
15-May-2017 10:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

CHOP's Dr. Douglas Wallace Receives 2017 Franklin Medal in Life Science From the Franklin Institute


Douglas C. Wallace, PhD, a world-renowned pioneer in mitochondrial biology at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP), received the 2017 Benjamin Franklin Medal in Life Science on May 4 at the Franklin Institute in Philadelphia.
11-May-2017 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Findings on Genetic Roles in 'Type 1.5' Diabetes May Shed Light on Better Diagnosis, Treatment


Researchers investigating a form of adult-onset diabetes that shares features with the two better-known types of diabetes have discovered genetic influences that may offer clues to more accurate diagnosis and treatment. The study team found that...
4-May-2017 2:50 PM EDT Add to Favorites

In Children with Severe Heart Defect, More Brain Abnormalities Appear as Staged Surgeries Progress

As children with single-ventricle disease, a complex and severe heart defect, undergo a series of three reconstructive surgeries, pediatric researchers have detected higher rates of brain abnormalities at each stage. The scientists also found...
3-May-2017 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

A Unique Womb-Like Device Could Reduce Mortality and Disability for Extremely Premature Babies

A unique womb-like environment designed by pediatric researchers could transform care for extremely premature babies, by mimicking the prenatal fluid-filled environment to give the tiniest newborns a precious few weeks to develop their lungs and...
22-Apr-2017 11:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Our Experts on Newswise

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


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


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

Dr. Cindy Christian, Child Abuse Expert at CHOP, Shares Insight on Sexual Abuse, Protection


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

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