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CHOP Researchers Use Precision Medicine to Reverse Severe Lymphatic Disorder in a Patient with KLA

Through genetic sequencing and targeted treatment, researchers from Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) have resolved a severe lymphatic disorder in a young woman with kaposiform lymphangiomatosis (KLA), a complex and rare disorder that...
5-Oct-2020 2:55 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Researchers Identify “Druggable” Signaling Pathway that Stimulates Lung Tissue Repair

Researchers at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) and the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania have identified a cellular pathway that can be targeted with a naturally occurring drug to stimulate lung tissue...
28-Sep-2020 11:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Handheld Device Could Someday Provide Fast, Objective Method to Diagnose Concussions in Youth Athletes

Building upon years of research, a new study has demonstrated how a specific assessment of the eye could someday help properly diagnosis and monitor concussions.
23-Sep-2020 9:40 AM EDT Add to Favorites

ADHD Study Reveals Unique Genetic Differences in African American Patients with the Condition

Researchers have shown there may be key genetic differences in the causes of attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) between African Americans and people of European ancestry, which may play an important part in how patients of different...
22-Sep-2020 10:35 AM EDT Add to Favorites

CHOP Researchers Find MIS-C Associated with Myocardial Injury

Using sensitive parameters to assess cardiac function, researchers at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) have found that cardiac involvement in multisystem inflammatory syndrome in children (MIS-C) differs from Kawasaki disease (KD) and is...
21-Sep-2020 9:25 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Small Study Shows Convalescent Plasma is Safe to Use in Pediatric Patients with COVID-19

Early findings from researchers at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) show that convalescent plasma appears to be a safe and possibly effective treatment for children with life-threatening cases of COVID-19. The results were published...
8-Sep-2020 1:40 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Existing Class of Drugs May Improve Neurological Function in Patients with Rare, Aggressive Genetic Disorder

New findings show that some patients with a rare and aggressive form of leukodystrophy may benefit from receiving treatment with a class of targeted therapy drugs that could improve their neurological function.
31-Aug-2020 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Study Finds Younger and Older Drivers More Likely to Drive Older, Less Safe Vehicles

A new study found that teen drivers and drivers 65 years and older – two age groups at a higher risk of being involved in an automobile accident – are more likely to be driving vehicles that are less safe, putting them at even higher risk of...
25-Aug-2020 4:35 PM EDT Add to Favorites


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CHOP Doctors Available to Speak About New FDA Approved Treatment for Peanut Allergies

3-Feb-2020 12:40 PM EST

More than 150 Experts from Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia Participate in the 2018 Pediatric Academic Societies Meeting

Over 150 experts from Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) will travel to Toronto for this year’s Pediatric Academic Societies (PAS) Meeting.
5-May-2018 1:05 AM EDT

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

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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

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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

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