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May 05, 2015 5:44 AM ET

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Company Overview of The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

Company Overview

The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia owns and operates as a pediatric healthcare hospital in the United States. It offers pediatric airway disorders treatment; asthma programs; cancer treatment programs; cardiac services; congenital hyperinsulinism treatment; fetal diagnosis and treatment; astroenterology, hepatology, and nutrition; neonatology; orthopaedic surgery; pediatric transplant services; and urology services. The company was founded in 1855 and is based in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

34th Street and Civic Center Boulevard

Philadelphia, PA 19104-4399

United States

Founded in 1855

Phone:

215-590-1000

Fax:

212-590-4193

Key Executives for The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

Chief Executive Officer
Age: 61
President and Chief Operating Officer
Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President
Chief Investment Officer and Senior Vice President
General Counsel and Executive Vice President
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Key Developments

The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Opens New Specialty Care Center in Plainsboro

The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) celebrated the opening of a 25,000-square-foot Specialty Care Center on the campus of the University Medical Center of Princeton at Plainsboro, with a ribbon cutting and open house. Located at the intersection of Route 1 and Plainsboro Road, the new Center replaces the former specialty care center located on nearby Alexander Road in Princeton. All of the existing specialties and services have relocated to the Plainsboro site. The new facility also offers new services and amenities including physical therapy, occupational therapy and rehab gyms, speech therapy, auditory brainstem response (ABR) testing, and diagnostic X-ray services. The space provides an additional 15,000 square feet, with the ability to expand to 100,000 square feet to allow for future program growth.

The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Announces Management Changes

The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) announced the selection of John M. "Jack" Flynn, M.D. as its new Chief of the Division of Orthopedic Surgery. Dr. Flynn will assume his new position on December 1, 2014. He has served as the associate Chief of Orthopedic Surgery at CHOP since 2005. Dr. Flynn succeeds John Dormans, M.D. Dr. Dormans is remaining at CHOP and will focus on his work in treating children with musculoskeletal tumors, scoliosis and spine disorders, as well as other complex orthopedic problems.

Medgenics Signs Research Collaboration with The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

Medgenics has entered into a research collaboration with The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia. The partnership is aimed at paediatric rare and orphan genetic diseases and at accelerating the development of transformational new therapies for these underserved patients. The biobank at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia's Center for Applied Genomics has the larger biorepositories of paediatric genetic data in the world. Access to the genetic information in the CAG biobank is intended to enable researchers at both firms to work rapidly and efficiently to identify new rare and orphan disease targets and accelerate the development of novel therapies into clinical stage programs. Under the contract, Medgenics will pay USD 5 million to The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia and will also have a license to use the rare and orphan disease samples at the CAG biobank for the purpose of developing and commercialising therapeutic treatments and diagnostic targets for rare and orphan diseases.

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