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Re-Interventions Are Common in Long-Term Survivors of Childhood Heart Operations


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

CHOP Autism Expert Honored with Prestigious Award During 2017 AAP Conference


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

In ER, Electronic Alert Helps Detect Severe Sepsis in Children


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

Cell Surface Protein May Offer Big Target in Treating High-Risk Childhood Cancers


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

Findings in Animal Models May Lead to Novel Treatment for a Disabling Bone Disease


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

Altered Mitochondria Associated with Increased Autism Risk


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

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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

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

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