The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia’s groundbreaking leukemia research was on display at the recent American Society of Hematology (ASH) Annual Meeting. Held in New Orleans, the ASH Annual Meeting brought together approximately 20,000 researchers, clinicians, and industry representatives, with data from more than 5,300 abstracts presented.
Last week, President Obama signed into law the National Pediatric Research Network Act. The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia and other leading children’s hospitals making up the Coalition for Pediatric Medical Research lobbied Congress over a number of years to pass legislation that creates multi-institution pediatric research networks throughout the United States.
Phillip B. “Jay” Storm, MD, has been appointed to the leadership position of chief of the Division of Neurosurgery at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia.
“It’s like the opposite of diabetes.” That is the simplest way to explain congenital hyperinsulinism (HI), a rare disease in which the pancreas makes too much of the hormone insulin, causing blood glucose to plummet.
Most severely injured children experience improved cognitive function while they are in inpatient rehabilitation.
Dr. Adzick will receive the prestigious 2013 John Scott Award at a ceremony tonight at Philadelphia’s American Philosophical Society.
An international team of researchers, including several investigators from The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia’s Center for Applied Genomics, recently discovered a gene associated with a high risk of severe childhood asthma.
The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia’s Stephan A. Grupp, MD, PhD, along with his young patient Emily Whitehead, were recently named 2013 WebMD Health Heroes.