For some patients, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia is more than just the place they visited for check-ups, MRI's, and medical tests: It's the spark of inspiration that encouraged them to study medicine, science, or research and kick-start a career in healthcare. As these students prepare to start college and secure financial aid this year, the Demyelinating Disease team in the
The Ahrens-Nicklas lab combines translational studies in patients with molecular, biochemical, and electrophysiologic studies working with animal models to develop novel therapies for rare inherited pediatric disorders.
Dr. George's clinical and research interests are in the development of novel therapeutics for hemophilia. The George Laboratory studies the molecular basis of coagulation with specific emphasis on the intrinsic tenase enzyme complex.