Tag Archive: Neurology

Apr 06 2017

Multiple Sclerosis Research Program Inspires Patient to Pursue Science Career

For some patients, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia is more than just the place they visited for check-ups, MRI’s, and medical tests: It’s the spark of inspiration that encouraged them to study medicine, science, or research and kick-start a career in healthcare.

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Nov 04 2016

CHOP Research In the News: From Good Starts to Young Adult Transitions

Welcome back to another weekly roundup of research news from Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia!

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Dec 28 2012

Gene Therapy Shows Promise For Helping Children With Canavan Disease

Canavan disease is a rare inherited neurological disorder with devastating effect. The lack of a specific enzyme, called aspartoacylase, causes the body’s central nervous system to break down. The disease is usually fatal before a child reaches the teenage years.

Permanent link to this article: http://blog.research.chop.edu/gene-therapy-shows-promise-for-helping-children-with-canavan-disease/