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In an honor reserved for only the most significant achievements in advancing children's health, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia has awarded its Gold Medal to Katherine High, MD, a gene therapy pioneer and one of the lead developers of the first in vivo gene therapy approved by the Food and Drug Administration.
Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Launches Research Institute Dedicated to Advancing the Care of Pediatric Cardiovascular Diseases
Led by director of Penn Cardiovascular Institute (Penn CVI), CHOP CVI combines the best of CHOP and Penn Medicine to drive scientific discovery.
Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Establishes the Susan S. and Stephen P. Kelly Center for Cancer Immunotherapy
Children's Hospital of Philadelphia announced that it has received a significant gift from Susan and Steve Kelly, local philanthropists and long-time supporters of CHOP, to establish the Susan S. and Stephen P. Kelly Center for Cancer Immunotherapy.
Children in the Greater Philadelphia area face a number of environmental threats to their health, including lead poisoning, asthma from air pollution, and exposure to endocrine disrupting chemicals.
CHOP Neonatologist Dr. Karen M. Puopolo Receives PA Pediatrician of the Year Award at 2022 AAP Conference
Children's Hospital of Philadelphia is proud to announce that Karen M. Puopolo, MD, PhD, a national leader in the field of neonatology, has received the prestigious Pennsylvania Pediatrician of the Year Award from the American Academy of Pediatrics after a unanimous selection by the Pennsylvania AAP Governance Committee and Board of Directors.
Using Social Cues to Adjust Conversational Behavior May Be Challenging for Autistic Children and Teens
In successful conversations, people tend to adjust their language and talkativeness to reflect the behavior of the person they are speaking with.
Researchers from the Minds Matter Concussion Program and the Center for Violence Prevention at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia have identified important differences in the initial evaluation and outcomes between patients who suffered a concussion as the result of assault compared with those who suffered a concussion sustained during sports.
CHOP Researchers Define a 3-Tiered Molecular Classification of Pediatric Differentiated Thyroid Cancer, where Fusion Oncogenes Predict the Most Invasive Behavior
Fusion oncogenes, such as RET- and NTRK- gene fusions, are associated with more invasive pediatric thyroid cancers, correlating with the highest risk of metastases.
After nearly a year in intensive care at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, 10-month-old conjoined twins Addison and Lilianna Altobelli were successfully separated by CHOP surgeons on October 13, 2021.
Children's Hospital of Philadelphia appointed Alexis A. Thompson, MD as Chief of the Division of Hematology in the Department of Pediatrics, following a national search.
Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Receives $2 Million Gift to Jump Start New Clinical Trial for Severe Food Allergies
Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) announced today that it has received a philanthropic gift of $2 million from the Mondre and Lane families to launch a new clinical trial at CHOP for patients suffering with severe food allergies.
Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Announces Name of New Hospital in King of Prussia, PA: The Middleman Family Pavilion
Children's Hospital of Philadelphia announced that it has received a significant philanthropic gift from Stanley C. Middleman, his wife Roslyn and the entire Middleman family to name CHOP's second inpatient hospital, located in King of Prussia, PA.
Resilience Joins Forces with Childen’s Hospital of Philadelpia to Develop Next-Generation Biomanufacturing Technologies, Create Impactful Therapies
National Resilience, Inc. announced a strategic collaboration with Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia ( CHOP ) to implement next-generation biomanufacturing technologies and capabilities aimed at accelerating the creation of impactful therapies and technologies for the benefit of patients.
CHOP-led Study Finds Healthy Newborns Had Shorter Hospital Stays During COVID-19 Pandemic with No Change in Readmissions
Healthy full-term infants born during the COVID-19 pandemic had substantially shorter hospital stays than those born before the pandemic, with no change in hospital readmissions after discharge, according to a new study led by researchers at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, in collaboration with colleagues at the Yale School of Medicine, Nemours duPont, and Epic Systems Corporation.
Researchers from CHOP, Penn receive $5.3 million grant to reduce unnecessary hospital monitoring practices
Researchers from Children's Hospital of Philadelphia and the University of Pennsylvania have received a $5.3 million grant from the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute to conduct the Eliminating Monitor Overuse clinical trial, seeking to discover how best to reduce the overuse of unnecessary monitoring strategies for infants who have a common lung infection called bronchiolitis.
The National Disease Research Interchange, in collaboration with Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, the University of Maryland’s Medicine Department of Pediatrics, and John Hopkins All Children’s Hospital have been awarded a research grant of $12.5M over five years to collaborate on the developmental Genotype-Tissue Expression project.
CHOP Researchers Find Bystander CPR with Rescue Breathing Leads to Better Outcomes in Pediatric Cardiac Arrest
When children and adolescents go into cardiac arrest outside of a hospital setting, CPR with rescue breathing – rather than CPR using only chest compressions – leads to better outcomes, according to a new study by researchers at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.
In a proof-of-concept study, researchers at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia have created a coating that can be applied to endotracheal tubes and release antimicrobial peptides that target infectious bacteria with specificity.
Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Researchers Identify Approach for Potential Nontypeable Haemophilus Influenzae Vaccine
Scientists at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia have identified two proteins that could be used for a potential vaccine against nontypeable Haemophilus influenzae.
Children's Hospital of Philadelphia-American Heart Association Collaboration Advances Efforts to Enhance Pediatric Resuscitation Programs in Philadelphia
Children's Hospital of Philadelphia and the American Heart Association have announced an enhanced collaboration to advance the next generation of pediatric emergency cardiovascular care and resuscitation practices.