Tag Archive: Brain Tumor

May 27 2015

Award Celebrates CHOP Expert’s Brain Tumor Research

At the 13th Annual Dream & Promise Gala, set to be held tonight in New York, the Children’s Brain Tumor Foundation will honor Tom Curran, PhD, FRS, with the 2015 Fred J. Epstein, MD, Lifetime Achievement Award.

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May 21 2015

Research Needed to Address Unique Health Needs of Adolescents With HIV

Recent data has shown that AIDS-related mortality declined from 2005 to 2012 for adults and children, adolescent mortality has increased by 50 percent. What is creating such a huge equity gap in treatment for adolescents?

Permanent link to this article: http://blog.research.chop.edu/research-needed-to-address-unique-health-needs-of-adolescents-with-hiv/

May 14 2015

The Brain is Important: CHOP Expert Discusses False Brain Tumor Syndrome

Shana E. McCormack, MD, recently featured on Pediatric Research’s “Pediapod” podcast spoke about her review of pseudotumor cerebri syndrome, also known as false brain tumor, in which patients experience the symptoms of a brain tumor despite not having one.

Permanent link to this article: http://blog.research.chop.edu/the-brain-is-important-chop-expert-discusses-false-brain-tumor-syndrome/

Nov 12 2014

CHOP Research Leader Named to Brain Tumor Panel

A pediatric brain tumor expert and Deputy Scientific Director of the Research Institute, Dr. Curran was one of seventeen volunteers appointed to the PBTF’s newly created Research Advisory Network.

Permanent link to this article: http://blog.research.chop.edu/chop-research-leader-named-brain-tumor-panel/

Dec 03 2013

Surgeon and Brain Tumor Researcher Named Chief of Neurosurgery

Phillip B. “Jay” Storm, MD, has been appointed to the leadership position of chief of the Division of Neurosurgery at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia.

Permanent link to this article: http://blog.research.chop.edu/surgeon-brain-tumor-researcher-named-chief-neurosurgery/

Apr 02 2013

AACR Academy Inaugurates Tom Curran, PhD, FRS into First Class of Fellows

Tom Curran, PhD, FRS, Deputy Scientific Director of The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia Research Institute, will be formally inducted into the AACR Academy on April 5 in Washington, D.C.

Permanent link to this article: http://blog.research.chop.edu/aacr-academy-inaugurates-tom-curran-phd-frs-into-first-class-of-fellows/