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2013-07-15 08:26:42

Offers Sampling Program in Philadelphia VERO BEACH, Fla., July 15, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- In Philadelphia, IntelliDent will donate hundreds of toothbrush shields to the two Ronald McDonald House Facilities and Ronald McDonald family Rooms at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia. The Philadelphia Ronald McDonald House finds, creates and supports programs that directly improve the health and well-being of children and families. The cornerstone program, the Ronald McDonald...

2013-06-24 23:25:00

Over 250 children who received prenatal care at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia’s Center for Fetal Diagnosis and Treatment gathered with their families to celebrate 17 years of hope at special fetal surgery patient reunion Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) June 23, 2013 Over 1,300 people from 16 states came together today at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) to celebrate the 17th Annual Family Reunion hosted by the Hospital’s Center for Fetal Diagnosis and Treatment....

2013-06-25 00:21:20

-- Historic $50 Million Transformational Gift Supports a World-Class Outpatient Facility for Children and Families -- PHILADELPHIA, June 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia today announced the largest charitable donation in its history: a landmark $50 million gift from the Buerger family toward the construction of a new state-of-the-art outpatient facility. Currently under construction on the Hospital's Main Campus in West Philadelphia, the building will...

2013-06-06 23:17:14

The world´s most experienced fetal diagnosis and fetal surgery team hits record-breaking milestone Philadelphia, Pa. (PRWEB) June 06, 2013 Eighteen years after opening its internationally prominent Center for Fetal Diagnosis and Treatment, The Children´s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) celebrates 1,000 fetal surgeries — highly complex surgical interventions to repair birth defects in the womb. Approximately 4,000 fetal surgeries have been done worldwide, meaning a quarter of...

2013-06-06 08:29:13

The world's most experienced fetal diagnosis and therapy team hits record-breaking milestone PHILADELPHIA, June 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Seventeen years after opening its internationally prominent Center for Fetal Diagnosis and Treatment, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) celebrates 1,000 fetal surgeries - highly complex surgical interventions to repair birth defects in the womb. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click:...

2013-04-03 12:30:14

PHILADELPHIA, April 3, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) and Pfizer, Inc., are joining forces with the goal of translating biomedical discoveries into novel treatments. CHOP is announcing its participation in the Centers for Therapeutic Innovation (CTI) network, a novel collaboration model built by Pfizer that brings academic researchers together with Pfizer scientists to expedite the pace of innovation. Children's Hospital is only the second...

2013-03-18 16:24:20

Donation Will Enable Patients and Families with Limited Financial Means to Benefit from Cutting-Edge Cancer Research and Treatments at Children's Hospital PHILADELPHIA, March 18, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia is proud to announce a $500,000 gift from the GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) Foundation. The donation will greatly enhance the GlaxoSmithKline Hope for Families Fund, an endowment fund which was established in 2008 with a $1 million gift from The...

2013-03-15 12:29:02

--National Award Highlights Lifetime Research on Neuroblastoma, a Challenging Childhood Cancer-- PHILADELPHIA, March 15, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) today announced it will confer one of its highest awards on pediatric oncologist Garrett M. Brodeur, M.D., of the Cancer Center at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia. Brodeur will receive the Pediatric Oncology Award and deliver the Pediatric Oncology Lecture on Friday, May 31 during...

2013-02-19 12:31:02

--CHOP Cardiology Researchers Analyze Poor Growth in Children with Congenital Heart Disease-- PHILADELPHIA, Feb. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The poor growth seen in children born with complex heart defects may result from factors beyond deficient nutrition. A new study by pediatric researchers suggests that abnormalities in overall growth regulation play a role. "When compared with their healthy peers, children with congenital heart disease have impaired growth, as measured in...

2013-02-12 08:29:16

--Specialists at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Describe Latest Advances in Fetal Diagnosis and Treatment-- PHILADELPHIA, Feb. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Fetal surgery--including surgical interventions to repair birth defects in the womb­--is progressing into medical practice in highly specialized centers. Advanced imaging and diagnostic tools, new instruments and medications, and greater depth of experience are driving this rapidly evolving frontier of medicine....