News: Press Releases

04/16/2015
Restoring Cellular Energy Signals May Offer Promise of Treating Mitochondrial Diseases in Humans CHOP Researchers Use Existing Drugs to Produce Health Benefits in Laboratory Animals, Set Stage for Clinical Trials More
04/6/2015
New Medicaid Data Show Antipsychotic Use May Increase the Risk for Diabetes in Some Children
04/2/2015
Nanoparticles May Exploit Tumor Weaknesses to Selectively Attack Cancers CHOP Scientists Explore Ultrasmall Drug Delivery Vehicles to Target Neuroblastoma, a Pediatric Cancer
03/12/2015
Study Bolsters 'Turbocharged' Protein as a Promising Tool in Hemophilia Gene Therapy -- Using Mutant Protein, CHOP Hematologist Safely Removes Unwanted Antibodies, Reverses Hemophilia in Dog Model of Bleeding Disease --
03/11/2015
Neuroblastoma Expert John Maris, M.D., Available to Discuss FDA Approval of Unituxin, the Third FDA-Approved Drug Ever for Children with Cancer
03/11/2015
Babies' Body Mass Index May Predict Childhood Obesity -- Large CHOP Study Finds Childhood Obesity Rates May Be Related to Infant Growth Patterns --
02/17/2015
Brain Imaging Links Language Delay to Chromosome Deletion in Children with Neurological Disorders --CHOP-Led MEG Study Suggests Pathway Common to Autism, Other Disorders; Hints at Drugs to Target Overlapping Illnesses--
02/3/2015
Kids Five Years After the Recession: Smart Policies, Better Lives
01/30/2015
CHOP Invited to White House for President's Announcement of the Precision Medicine Initiative
01/21/2015
The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Announces $50 Million Gift to Fund Clinical and Research Transformation -- CHOP Will Establish the “Raymond G. Perelman Campus” in Recognition of Extraordinary Gift --
01/12/2015
Beyond the Bandages: Study Finds Pediatric Trauma Nurses Know About Trauma-Informed Care
01/5/2015
Animal Study Points to a Treatment for Huntington's Disease -- CHOP Gene Therapy Expert Fine-Tunes Protein Signals, Improves Motor Function and Reduces Brain Shrinkage in a Neurological Disorder --
12/15/2014
Study of Bone Infection Treatment in Children Finds Oral Antibiotics Equally Effective as Those Given Intravenously
12/8/2014
CHOP Experts Draw Lessons from Philadelphia's Large-Scale Ob Unit Closures
12/6/2014
Benefits Persist in T Cell Therapy for Children with Relapsed Leukemia
11/24/2014
Which Is Better--Bag Lunch or School Cafeteria Lunch? CHOP Nutrition Expert and Leader of National School Lunch Guidelines Suggests Following Healthy Meal Options in Sending Lunches from Home
11/21/2014
More Genetic Clues Found in Severe Food Allergy -- In Eosinophilic Esophagitis, New Targets Emerge for Potential Treatments --
11/11/2014
New Chief of Oncology Named by The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
11/3/2014
Study Shows an Increase in the Use of Preventive Dental Care by Medicaid-Enrolled, School-Age US Children in Immigrant and Non-immigrant Families
11/2/2014
New Jersey's Teen Driver Decals Show Sustained Link with Fewer Crashes
10/27/2014
CHOP and Temple Receive NIH Grant to Explore Eradicating HIV from Hiding Places in the Brain
10/22/2014
Steadily Rising Increases in Mitochondrial DNA Mutations Cause Abrupt Shifts in Disease --CHOP Scientist: Effects of Decreased Energy in Cell Metabolism Reveal Underlying Role in Aging and Common Diseases--
10/16/2014
Personalized Cellular Therapy Achieves Complete Remission in 90 Percent of Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia Patients Studied
10/13/2014
Sustained Feedback to Doctors May Be Needed to Maintain Appropriate Antibiotic Use in Children
09/29/2014
Antibiotic Use by Age 2 Associated with Obesity Risk
09/25/2014
Large International Study Pinpoints Synapse Genes with Major Roles in Severe Childhood Epilepsies -- CHOP Scientists Help Lead Research, which May Suggest New Targets for More Effective Treatments --
09/23/2014
Gene Mutation Discovered in Blood Disorder --CHOP Expert, Collaborators Identify Mutation in Aplastic Anemia that Shortens Telomeres on Ends of Chromosomes --
09/16/2014
Endocrine-Related Protein Found to Be Master Regulator in Other Important Diseases
08/27/2014
Forcing Chromosomes Into Loops May Switch off Sickle Cell Disease In a Novel Potential Therapy, CHOP Hematology Experts Manipulate Gene Regulation to Restore Healthy Hemoglobin in Red Blood Cells
08/26/2014
Fetal Medicine Leaders at CHOP Report on 100 Prenatal Surgeries for Spina Bifida
08/11/2014
Clues Emerge to Genetic Architecture of Cognitive Abilities in Children --CHOP expert, collaborators among first to use molecular genetic approach to evaluate complex traits in children's intelligence--
07/17/2014
Center For Injury Research And Prevention At CHOP Announces New Co-scientific Director
07/10/2014
Climate Change May Bring More Kidney Stones -- CHOP-Led Research Finds Link between Hotter Days, Kidney Stones in U.S. Adults and Children
06/30/2014
Gene Variants Found that Increase Pain Sensation After Common Childhood Surgery --CHOP Study: Patients with Specific Gene Variants May Require Higher Doses of Pain-Control Drugs--
06/26/2014
Trained Evaluators Can Successfully Screen for Premie Eye Disease from Miles Away --CHOP Expert Leads Telemedicine Study Aimed at Improving Outcomes in Underserved Children—
06/25/2014
The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Announces Fetal Neuroprotection Program
06/19/2014
Gene Study Points to Novel Pathway for Diabetes Treatment --CHOP/Penn Researchers Report Potential Target for Protecting Insulin-Producing Cells in Type 1 Diabetes--
06/6/2014
Three Gene Networks Discovered in Autism, May Present Treatment Targets --CHOP Research Points to Brain's Glutamate Signaling in Autism, ADHD, Schizophrenia--
05/15/2014
Lifetime Achievement Award Honors CHOP Expert Garrett Brodeur for Career Work in Neuroblastoma --The Advances in Neuroblastoma Research Association Recognizes Progress on a Challenging Childhood Cancer--
05/15/2014
Dr. Beverly Lange, Retired CHOP Oncologist, Receives Distinguished Career Award --American Society of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology Honors Outstanding Work in Childhood Leukemia--
05/14/2014
The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Announces Violence Prevention Initiative
04/28/2014
Fluorescent-Based Tool Reveals How Medical Nanoparticles Biodegrade in Real Time --May Inform Development of Versatile Drug Carriers for Therapeutic Uses in Patients--
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
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