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The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Celebrates a Successful Finish to its Hope Lives Here Fundraising Campaign
Date:9/18/2009

Funds from Hope Lives Here are already making an impact. With the creation of 35 new endowed chairs, advances in research and clinical care have already occurred:

  • Regional Autism Center Endowed Chair: With the arrival of Robert Schultz, Ph.D., the Center for Autism Research (CAR) was established in 2008 to identify the causes of autism spectrum disorders and develop effective treatments. CAR has collectively published over 50 papers on autism, helping to lead the field forward in our pursuit of understanding all aspects of autism spectrum disorders. With more than 50 full-time personnel and a dozen faculty, the Center has many new studies underway, financed from a variety of state, national and federal grants.
  • Giulio D'Angio Endowed Chair in Neuroblastoma Research: This past year, Children's Hospital Cancer Center director John Maris, M.D., and his team of researchers identified four genes that cause neuroblastoma, a childhood cancer of the nervous system that had baffled oncologists for more than 25 years. One discovery translated into an immediate treatment for an aggressive form of neuroblastoma. Taken together, researchers have also created a genetic test for the hereditary form of the disease. These four discoveries are instrumental in working toward a cure for neuroblastoma and other forms of childhood cancer.
  • Colman Family Endowed Chair in Pediatric Inflammatory Bowel Disease: The director of the Center for Pediatric Inflammatory Bowel Disease, Robert Baldassano, M.D., has identified several genes responsible for causing the chronic illness which includes Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis. The discoveries will inform treatment to target the disease with a cure on the horizon.
  • Steven D. Handler Endowed Chair in Medical Ethics: As medicine has become more sophisticated, parents with very sick children are faced with challenging medical decisions, which
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