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
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
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
An electronic alert system helps clinicians quickly do a bedside assessment to identify children with severe sepsis in an emergency department. Researchers from Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia report on their efforts to rapidly recognize this...
13-Sep-2017 11:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites
Oncology researchers studying high-risk children’s cancers have identified a protein that offers a likely target for immunotherapy--harnessing the immune system in medical treatments. In cell cultures and animal models, a potent drug attached to...
7-Sep-2017 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites
Scientists at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia report that a drug candidate that blocks abnormal protein signals may lead to the first pharmacologic treatment for hereditary multiple exostoses (HME), a rare pediatric genetic disease. HME causes...
29-Aug-2017 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites
Mitochondria, the tiny structures inside our cells that generate energy, may play a key role in autism spectrum disorders (ASD). A provocative new study by Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia’s pioneering mitochondrial medicine team suggests...
21-Aug-2017 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites
Children's Hospital of Philadelphia to Lead New Pediatric Data Resource Center for Research in Childhood Cancer and Structural Birth Defects
The Center for Data Driven Discovery in Biomedicine at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) will lead a new, collaborative effort funded by the National Institutes of Health Common Fund to discover the causes of pediatric cancer and...
15-Aug-2017 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites
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?
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