Tag Archive: cardiology

Mar 07 2014

$3.25 Million Gift Creates Penn Medicine/CHOP Friedreich’s Ataxia Center of Excellence

Three longtime allies have joined forces to create the new Penn Medicine/CHOP Friedreich’s Ataxia Center of Excellence.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.research.chop.edu/blog/3-25-million-gift-creates-penn-medicinechop-friedreichs-ataxia-center-excellence/

Aug 08 2013

CHOP Researcher Helps Discover a Cause for Abnormal Heart Vessels

A pediatric cardiologist at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia is a first author of new research identifying a mutation that disrupts the formation of veins bringing blood to the heart very early in development.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.research.chop.edu/blog/chop-researcher-helps-discover-a-cause-for-abnormal-heart-vessels/

Jun 27 2013

CHOP Scientist Collaborates in Key Gene Findings in Pediatric Heart Disease

A physician-scientist from The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, Elizabeth Goldmuntz, MD, is one of the senior leaders of a research consortium reporting important gene changes that may help explain why children are born with heart defects.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.research.chop.edu/blog/chop-scientist-collaborates-in-key-gene-findings-in-pediatric-heart-disease/

Feb 22 2013

Some Kids With Heart Defects May Experience Abnormal Growth Regulation

Children who are born with complex heart defects like congenital heart disease can often have poor growth. A new study from a pediatric cardiologist and her team at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia suggests that that this poor growth may stem from factors beyond deficient nutrition, and may include abnormalities in overall growth regulation.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.research.chop.edu/blog/some-kids-with-heart-defects-may-experience-abnormal-growth-regulation/