Tag Archive: VEPTR

May 27 2016

CHOP Research In the News: Summer-Ready Stories about Families, Travel, and Science

Welcome back to another weekly roundup of research news from The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia! As we head into Memorial Day weekend in the U.S. and the informal start to summer, let’s begin with news this week that resonates with some of the things we love about summer.

Permanent link to this article: http://blog.research.chop.edu/chop-research-news-summer-ready-stories-families-travel-science/

Mar 13 2015

VEPTR Inventor Dr. Robert Campbell Honored by Pennsylvania Bio

We’re so pleased to announce that Children’s Hospital’s Robert M. Campbell, MD, was honored with Pennsylvania Bio’s Patient Impact Award at the organization’s annual dinner last night for his invention, the vertical expandable prosthetic titanium rib (VEPTR)!

Permanent link to this article: http://blog.research.chop.edu/veptr-inventor-dr-robert-campbell-honored-by-pennsylvania-bio/

Mar 02 2015

Device Invented by CHOP Expert “Flips” Rare Disease Survival

A device created by a CHOP expert is changing the lives of children with a debilitating rare disease, offering hope of drastically improved outcomes.

Permanent link to this article: http://blog.research.chop.edu/device-invented-by-chop-expert-flips-rare-disease-survival/