Tag Archive: cardiology

Jun 28 2017

U.S. News National Survey Ranks CHOP Specialty Areas in Top Ten

Three cheers for our Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia team for once again achieving outstanding rankings in the U.S. News & World Report 11th annual Best Children’s Hospitals rankings. CHOP earned second place on the Honor Roll, a distinction awarded to pediatric centers that deliver exceptionally high-quality care across multiple specialties.

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Mar 10 2017

Lemonade Day Hero Ambassador, Cost-Conscious CHD Care, Environmental Data Collaboration, Philly Research Consortium, Predicting EOS

Summertime lemonade stands and a trip to Disney World have more in common than just the whimsy of childhood: They are just a few of the places where you’ll find members of the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia community sharing knowledge to improve pediatric research and treatments.

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Feb 26 2016

CHOP Research In The News: Cardiology Meeting, Superbugs, Ethics of MRT

Researchers at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia were on the road this week. Our weekly In The News update first takes us to sunny Orlando, Fla., where the 19th Annual Update on Pediatric and Congenital Cardiovascular Disease began Feb. 24.

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Mar 07 2014

$3.25 Million Gift Creates Penn Medicine/CHOP Friedreich’s Ataxia Center of Excellence

Three longtime allies have joined forces to create the new Penn Medicine/CHOP Friedreich’s Ataxia Center of Excellence.

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Aug 08 2013

CHOP Researcher Helps Discover a Cause for Abnormal Heart Vessels

A pediatric cardiologist at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia is a first author of new research identifying a mutation that disrupts the formation of veins bringing blood to the heart very early in development.

Permanent link to this article: http://blog.research.chop.edu/chop-researcher-helps-discover-a-cause-for-abnormal-heart-vessels/

Jun 27 2013

CHOP Scientist Collaborates in Key Gene Findings in Pediatric Heart Disease

A physician-scientist from The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, Elizabeth Goldmuntz, MD, is one of the senior leaders of a research consortium reporting important gene changes that may help explain why children are born with heart defects.

Permanent link to this article: http://blog.research.chop.edu/chop-scientist-collaborates-in-key-gene-findings-in-pediatric-heart-disease/

Feb 22 2013

Some Kids With Heart Defects May Experience Abnormal Growth Regulation

Children who are born with complex heart defects like congenital heart disease can often have poor growth. A new study from a pediatric cardiologist and her team at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia suggests that that this poor growth may stem from factors beyond deficient nutrition, and may include abnormalities in overall growth regulation.

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