News: Press Releases

04/20/2014
Study of Gut Microbes, Antibiotics Offers Clues to Improving Immunity in Premature Infants -- CHOP Researchers' Animal Study Suggests that Improving Newborns' Bacterial Environment Could Fend Off Infections --
04/1/2014
Gene Therapy Expert to Join The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia -- Dr. Beverly Davidson Researches Novel Treatments for Neurological Diseases
03/21/2014
Genetic Counselors, Others Can Draw Pedigrees on the Spot Using New iPad® App --Proband App from CHOP's Center for Biomedical Informatics Debuts--
03/12/2014
U.S. News Ranks Department of Pediatrics No. 1 in Nation
03/6/2014
$3.25 Million Gift Creates Penn Medicine/CHOP Friedreich's Ataxia Center of Excellence
03/4/2014
CHOP Researcher Uncovers More Genetic Signals Linking Weight and Risk Factors in Heart Health --Higher BMI Raises Risk of Type 2 Diabetes, High Blood Pressure--
03/2/2014
As One Food Allergy Resolves, Another May Develop The Same Food May Trigger Both Allergies, Say CHOP Experts
02/7/2014
CHOP and Penn Researchers Use Genetic Signals Affecting Blood Lipid Levels to Investigate Heart Disease Risk -- “Good” Cholesterol's Role, However, Remains Uncertain
12/20/2013
Children’s Hospital-Led Pediatric Research Network Set to Join New National Clinical Research Network
12/13/2013
National Award Honors CHOP Scientist for Career Work in Gene Therapy for Hemophilia --Dr. Katherine High Receives E. Donnall Thomas Prize from the American Society of Hematology
12/11/2013
Dietary Amino Acids Relieve Sleep Problems after Traumatic Brain Injury in Animals --In CHOP Neuroscience Lab, Research Suggests Possible Treatments for TBI in Humans
12/10/2013
CHOP and Drexel Experts Team Up to Boost Pipeline of Medical Devices for Children --Philadelphia Pediatric Device Consortium Receives FDA Grant to Address Unmet Needs in Child Health
12/8/2013
Flipping a Gene Switch Reactivates Fetal Hemoglobin, May Reverse Sickle Cell Disease --In Lab Studies, CHOP Researchers Reprogram Gene Expression, Showing Proof-of-Concept for Potential Therapy
11/17/2013
Novel Gene Variant Found in Severe Childhood Asthma -- CHOP Genomics Expert Co-Leads Study, Points to Role in Cell Signaling, Immune Response--
11/12/2013
The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Drexel University and Hebrew University Launch Research Consortium Initiative During Philadelphia Delegation Visit to Jerusalem
10/29/2013
Critical Care Medicine Expert from The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Receives Distinguished Career Award
10/24/2013
Severely Injured Children Need Continued Care After Rehabilitation, Finds CHOP Study
10/21/2013
Children's Hospital Neonatologist Elected to Institute of Medicine
10/16/2013
CHOP's Harvest Toolkit Offers Innovative Data Discovery Resource for Biomedical Researchers -- New Open-Source Platform Lowers User Barriers to Exploring Complex Data Sets--
10/8/2013
Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Becomes First in Nation to Disallow Use of Dietary Supplements New Hospital Policies Will Improve Patient Safety, Education
10/3/2013
CHOP Genetics Expert Co-Leads Large New NIH Grant to Study Psychiatric Illnesses in Patients with Deletion Syndrome --Children's Hospital 22q and You Center Plays Major Role in Brain and Behavior Consortium
09/19/2013
CHOP and Osage University Partners Announce Agreement for Investing in Hospital Start-Up Projects --Partnership with Venture Capital Firm Expands Opportunities to Commercialize Children's Hospital Research
09/12/2013
CHOP Researcher Co-Leads Largest-Ever Gene Study of Blood Pressure in African Americans
08/18/2013
Dialing Back Treg Cell Function Boosts the Body's Cancer-Fighting Immune Activity
08/14/2013
Study by CHOP Investigator Finds Current Therapies Less Effective than Expected in Preventing Lung Injury in Very Premature Babies
08/9/2013
Proton Therapy Offers New, Precise Cancer Treatment for Children with High-Risk Neuroblastoma
08/9/2013
Proton Therapy Offers New, Precise Cancer Treatment for Children with High-Risk Neuroblastoma
07/31/2013
Reprogramming Patients' Cells Offers Powerful New Tool for Studying, Treating Blood Diseases --CHOP Researchers Advance Stem Cell Studies in a Childhood Leukemia and Diamond Blackfan Anemia—
07/29/2013
With More Insured Youth, Health Systems Should Prepare for a Potential Influx of Young Patients Seeking Medical Care for Injuries
07/24/2013
Central Signaling Response Found in Mitochondrial Energy Diseases -- CHOP Research Finding May Point to New Therapeutic Options for a Diverse Array of Challenging Disorders--
07/17/2013
Empty Decoys Divert Antibodies from Neutralizing Gene Therapy in Cell, Animal Studies -- CHOP-Led Research Dramatically Increases Number of Patients who Could Be Treated with Gene Therapy
06/11/2013
CHOP Earns #1 Ranking on U.S. News & World Report's Best Children's Hospital List
06/11/2013
Training and Advising Pediatricians in Antibiotic Usage Improves Compliance with Prescription Guidelines --Researchers at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Apply Antimicrobial Stewardship Approach to Outpatient Practices
06/4/2013
A Reduction in BMI Improves Insulin Sensitivity in Obese Teens --CHOP Researchers: 8 percent Drop in BMI Lowers Risk Factor for Type 2 Diabetes
05/21/2013
Surgery on Adenoid, Tonsils Improves Outcomes for Children with Obstructive Sleep Apnea
05/13/2013
CHOP Researcher Helps Discover a Cause for Abnormal Heart Vessels
05/13/2013
CHOP Scientist Collaborates in Key Gene Findings in Pediatric Heart Disease
05/2/2013
Turning Human Stem Cells into Brain Cells Sheds Light on Neural Development --Lab-Derived Human Cells Offer New Insights into Epilepsy Schizophrenia, Other Psychiatric Disorders--
04/30/2013
First Large-Scale Study to Compare Treatments for HIV-Infected Children Finds Less-Used Regimen is More Effective for Children in Low-Resource Settings
04/29/2013
Rear Seat Design - A Priority for Children's Safety in Cars New report recommends technology, policy changes to better protect older children and adolescents in crashes
04/7/2013
CHOP Oncologist Leads First Pediatric Dream Team as Stand Up to Cancer and St. Baldrick's Take Aim at Children's Cancers
04/4/2013
National Teen Driving Report Finds Safety Gains for Teen Passengers
04/3/2013
CHOP Collaborates with Pfizer's Centers for Therapeutic Innovation to Speed Pediatric Research & Development
03/26/2013
Details of Gene Pathways Suggest Fine-Tuning Drugs for Child Brain Tumors
03/25/2013
T-Cell Therapy Eradicates an Aggressive Leukemia in Two Children -- CHOP/Penn Medicine Oncology Team Reports Complete Remission in Pediatric ALL Patients
03/20/2013
Atypical Brain Circuits May Cause Slower Gaze Shifting in Infants Who Later Develop Autism
03/15/2013
ASCO Honors CHOP Expert Garrett Brodeur with Pediatric Oncology Award and Lecture --National Award Highlights Lifetime Research on Neuroblastoma, a Challenging Childhood Cancer--
03/14/2013
Pediatric Cardiologist at CHOP Receives Major Teaching Award at American College of Cardiology National Conference
02/19/2013
Veteran CHOP Researcher Receives MS Award
02/19/2013
Abnormal Growth Regulation May Occur in Children with Heart Defects
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