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Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernias

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May 26, 2023
In this week’s news roundup, CHOP’s Department of Pediatrics ranked No 1. in U.S. News & World Report’s ‘Best Pediatrics Programs’ for medical schools.
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Apr 1, 2022
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The Krantz lab focuses on identifying molecular etiologies of multisystem developmental diagnoses, structural birth defects, and intellectual disability. Using cellular and animal models, the investigators study newly identified genes towards identification of therapeutic targets.

Continuously building upon multidisciplinary expertise to improve care and understanding of long-term outcomes for babies born with congenital diaphragmatic hernia and developing new treatment modalities.

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Jan 11, 2019
“Please play your video game,” said parents — never. Find out why this phrase may become common among caregivers of children with autism and ADHD.

Dr. Flake is a general pediatric surgeon with a clinical and research focus on prenatal treatment ranging from the fetal surgical repair of anatomic anomalies to prenatal stem cell and gene therapy. He has extensive experience in developing rodent, canine, and sheep models for in utero transplantation and for investigating fetal surgery for anatomic malformations.

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Aug 11, 2017
Ear infections, e-cigarettes, and exciting collaborations, oh my! In this week's research news roundup, we followed the trails of our clinicians and investigators as they used expertise and evidence to weigh in on mainstream health issues. From how to design safer seats and belts in cars, to why e-cigarette sales should follow strict regulations, to discussions on the implications of
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Mar 31, 2015
The work of The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia’s N. Scott Adzick, MD, an internationally recognized fetal surgery pioneer, will be featured in the new documentary series Twice Born.
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Jan 9, 2013
After a closely contested race for votes between The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia and several other children's hospitals, CHOP's Center for Fetal Diagnosis and Treatment was recently awarded a $10,000 grant by CHERUBS, the Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia Research Awareness and Support Advocacy Organization.