Category Archive: Division of Orthopaedic Surgery

Apr 15 2016

CHOP Research In the News: Genetic Superheroes, Excess Bone, and Secondhand Smoke

This week’s stories have elements that sound like fiction, but all are real, new scientific and medical findings: A condition that turns the body’s soft tissues into bone has new hope for a future treatment. Genetic superheroes walk among us, and they may not even know it. And pediatricians may have a tool to double their success in helping their patients’ parents quit smoking.

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Jan 14 2015

Researchers Receive Grant to Study TMJ Biology, Long-term Maintenance

Eiki Koyama, DDS, PhD and Hyun-Duck Nah, DMD, PhD, from the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, recently received a grant from the National Institute of Dental & Craniofacial Research to study the development of the TMJ.

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