Roberts Individualized Medical Genetics Center Outlines Framework for Centralized Approach to Genetic and Genomic Testing
In a special report published today in the journal Pediatrics, Roberts Individualized Medical Genetics Center researchers, physicians, and genetic and financial counselors describe the success of the model, their plans to build on that success for...
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A multi-institutional group of researchers led by Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) has linked a strong cancer driver gene to changes in proteins that regulate alternative splicing. The researchers created new computational tools and...
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Adolescents with a history of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) are at an increased risk for a multitude of adverse outcomes, including sexually-transmitted infections (STIs), mental health conditions, and car accidents. Researchers...
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The Pennsylvania Pediatric Medical Device Consortium (PPDC) has announced its latest round of seed grants to companies developing medical devices for children. The Consortium chose four projects from eight finalists in a competition to receive seed...
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Poor sleep habits and sleep disorders are very common in early childhood, especially in children exposed to multiple family and environmental risks like parental depression and poverty, say researchers from Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia...
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In a follow-up to the landmark 2011 study that demonstrated prenatal surgery for spina bifida has measurable benefits over surgery after birth for one of the most disabling neural tube defects, researchers have published new findings. These findings...
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Bronchiolitis, a lung infection that is one of the most common reasons for hospitalizations in young children, is most prevalent during the winter months and is usually treated with albuterol delivered via inhalers, despite evidence showing no...
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Large Study of Subtle, Rare Genetic Differences Reveals Several New Clinically Relevant Targets for Variety of Diseases
A large, multicenter study led by researchers at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) compared the genomic data of more than 100,000 people of European ancestry and discovered how relatively rare, albeit recurrent, genetic variations can...
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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 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
4-Apr-2016 3:05 PM EDT
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?
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