The founder and director of CHOP's Center for Fetal Diagnosis and Treatment, Dr. Adzick is an innovator in the field of fetal medicine, pursuing groundbreaking prenatal treatment for debilitating birth defects. He led the NIH-funded "Management of Myelomeningocele Study" (MOMS) at CHOP, a breakthrough research program that showed fetal surgery for spina bifida results in significantly improved outcomes.
Many research projects aim to keep things on track, from healthcare expenditures to patients’ long-term health. Make certain that you know of the research happenings this week at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia by reading on for more highlights.
Many autoimmune diseases run in families, and because individual patients often have more than one autoimmune condition, clinicians have long suspected that these disorders have shared genetic predispositions.
As a multidisciplinary center of excellence, providing specialized care for children with thyroid disorders and participating in collaborative clinical and translational basic science research within the University of Pennsylvania healthcare system and with other pediatric thyroid centers across North America.