Tag Archive: leukodystrophy

Nov 22 2016

Leukodystrophy Research, Advocacy Mission Critical for New Program Director

Dr. Vanderver, a child neurologist and geneticist, helped to pinpoint a rare subtype of leukodystrophy, a group of inherited degenerative diseases that affect the white matter in the brain and spinal cord.

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May 13 2016

CHOP Research In the News: Regulating Iron, Mother’s Dedication, Knee Troubles

This week’s stories span discovery (of a potential treatment for rare blood diseases), inspiration (from a mother who transformed grief over her daughter’s terminal disease into a foundation helping other families), and finding practical clinical insight (to distinguish a serious knee condition from a drug-treatable infection with similar symptoms).

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