News: Press Releases

02/1/2016
Abnormal Gene Is a Triple Threat in Driving Pediatric Brain Tumors --CHOP Researcher: Novel Finding May Advance Diagnosis and Treatment, Shed Light on Other Cancers--
01/27/2016
VPS Healthcare and The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Enter into Strategic Alliance -- Bringing World-renowned Pediatric Clinical and Research Excellence to Patients and Physicians in the Region
01/27/2016
CHOP Researchers: 3T Fetal MRI Imaging Improves Prenatal Diagnosis of Birth Defects
01/27/2016
Home or Away? Award to Study Post-chemo Recovery for Children with Leukemia -- CHOP Leads $1.5 Million Multicenter Study of Patient-centered Outcomes
01/20/2016
Gene therapy for rare bleeding disorder achieves proof-of-concept -- CHOP researcher leads study of factor VII deficiency in dog model; shows long-term correction, safety and efficacy
01/20/2016
Novel study shows lower surgical mortality in hospitals with best nursing care
01/20/2016
New CHOP Center Enlists "Big Data" to Help Little Patients --Center for Data Driven Discovery in Biomedicine Will Advance Info Sharing in Precision Treatments for Cancer, Other Child Illnesses--
01/19/2016
Gene May Be Important in Autism Disorders, Other Neuropsychiatric Syndromes CHOP Genomics Expert Leads Study of Gene Network Perturbed in Forms of ASD, a Chromosome Deletion Syndrome, and Other Syndromes
01/14/2016
Kidney Stones Are on the Rise Among Youth, Especially in Females and African-Americans
01/13/2016
Two Companies to Receive Seed Funds to Develop Medical Devices for Children Phila. Pediatric Medical Device Consortium, Based at CHOP, Issues Awards to Improve Bone Biopsies, Reduce Antibiotic Overuse
01/6/2016
New Drug May Overcome Treatment Resistance in a High-Risk Children's Cancer --CHOP Researcher: High Lab Potency vs. Neuroblastoma Supports Fast-Tracking Drug to Pediatric Clinical Trial
12/10/2015
Grant to CHOP Funds Personalized Treatments for Children with Neuroblastoma--Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation's $1.5 Million Award May Offer a New Model for Fighting Childhood Cancers--
12/9/2015
For Children with Short Stature, a Study Highlights Parents' Concerns and Reframes a Longstanding Debate
12/8/2015
In Child Heart Patients, Gene Effects Overlap in Heart, Brain Development
12/2/2015
Mitochondria Affect Stress Responses --CHOP Scientist: Cell's Powerhouse Plays Role in Mind-Body Interactions on Different Levels, with Long-Term Health Effects--
11/18/2015
Why Do Children Develop Cancer? -- CHOP Pediatric Oncologist Assesses New Gene-Based Research and Comments on Tasks Ahead --
11/16/2015
National Study: Low-Income Children More Likely to Receive Preventive Care in Medicaid and CHIP than Private Insurance --CHOP's Policy Lab Analyzes Family-Reported Experiences with Access to Care, Quality, Costs across Insurance Types--
11/13/2015
Large Study Sums Up Health Issues for New Child Refugees to U.S.
11/13/2015
Child Abuse Rises in Connection with Soldiers' Deployments --Large Study by CHOP PolicyLab Explores Child Maltreatment Patterns in Families of U.S. Army Soldier-Parents--
11/11/2015
Change in a Single DNA Base Drives a Childhood Cancer -- CHOP Researchers Detail how a Super-Enhancer Gene Causes High-Risk Neuroblastoma --
11/11/2015
Gene Therapy Makes Advances against a Lethal Childhood Disorder -- CHOP Researchers Delay Symptoms in Animal Model of Batten Disease --
10/27/2015
New Growth Charts Developed for US Children with Down Syndrome
10/26/2015
A 'Profound' Success in Treating Children and Young Adults with Rare Blood Disorders
10/15/2015
Cancer-driving signals cause high-risk neuroblastoma
10/5/2015
Researchers gauge heritability of childhood-onset autoimmune diseases
09/28/2015
Flu Infection Reveals Many Paths to Immune Response
09/24/2015
Tiny Mitochondria Play Outsized Role in Human Evolution and Disease
09/10/2015
CHOP Is a Founding Member of New NIH-Funded Research Consortium to Test New Cancer Treatments for Children
08/24/2015
Genetic Overlapping in Multiple Autoimmune Diseases May Suggest Common Therapies
08/19/2015
Seizures Are Common but Often Not Apparent in Newborns after Heart Surgery
07/21/2015
Novel Treatments Emerging for Human Mitochondrial Diseases
06/22/2015
Oncologist at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Appointed by President Obama to National Cancer Advisory Board
06/16/2015
CHOP's Dr. Steven Douglas Honored as Paradigm Builder in HIV-Immunology Research --International Society for Neurovirology Recognizes Longtime Contributions to Virus Biology and Treatment--
06/15/2015
Short Boys Are Two to Three Times as Likely as Short Girls to Receive Growth Hormone --CHOP Researcher Finds Striking Gender Bias in National Patient Registries --
06/3/2015
CHOP Creates VP for Entrepreneurship and Innovation --Patrick K. FitzGerald Is Named to New Post, Will Promote Ventures, Partnerships for Hospital--
05/28/2015
CHOP Global Health Focuses on Children with Cerebral Palsy in Southern Africa -- International Partnership Investigates Scope, Patterns of the Most Common Cause of Childhood Disability --
05/7/2015
CHOP Patient Safety Researchers Honored for Study of Alarm Fatigue --False Alarms May Desensitize Staff from Responding to Genuine Safety Problems--
05/6/2015
Using Fresh Whole Blood Lowers Patients' Exposure Risk in Child Heart Surgery, Say CHOP Researchers
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 --
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