September is Newborn Screening Awareness Month, and Dr. Jose Abdenur, director of CHOC’s metabolic laboratory, stresses the importance of newborn screenings.
Physicians at CHOC Hospital recently administered the first ever in-human dosing of gene therapy for Hurler Syndrome, a rare and progressive lysosomal storage disease.
A CHOC PICU nurse tells the story of her son, Colten, who received a rare Alström Syndrome diagnosis with the help of specialists at CHOC.
CHOC welcomed Dr. Rishikesh Chavan to the oncology department in January 2019. He is the Medical Director of the Stem Cell Transplant and Cellular Therapy program, and he works with young patients going through leukemia, lymphoma or other conditions requiring bone marrow or stem cell transplants.