Category Archive: Cardiac Center

Aug 8 2013

CHOP Researcher Helps Discover a Cause for Abnormal Heart Vessels

heartA 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.

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Jun 27 2013

CHOP Scientist Collaborates in Key Gene Findings in Pediatric Heart Disease

heart diseaseA 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.

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Apr 30 2013

CHOP Cardiologist Receives Major Teaching Award at American College of Cardiology Conference

American College of CardiologyPediatric cardiologist Paul M. Weinberg, MD, FAAC, received the 2013 Distinguished Teacher Award at the American College of Cardiology’s national conference, called ACC.13, on March 11 in San Francisco.

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Feb 22 2013

Some Kids With Heart Defects May Experience Abnormal Growth Regulation

heart defectsChildren 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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