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CSC adds three new members to Board of Directors

The Clinic for Special Children has added three new members to our Board of Directors. Peter B. Crino, MD, PhD, Stephen Tifft, MD, and Glen Zimmerman will be joining the Board of Directors effective October 2019. Peter B. Crino, MD, PhD is an internationally recognized physician-scientist specializing in developmental brain disorders. Stephen Tifft, MD, is […]

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Enjoy CSC’s Fall Newsletter!

In the 2019 Fall edition of the CSC newsletter, read about natural history studies, the Rosebrook family’s one in a million journey, the WeeUsables team’s support of CSC, purchase options for our new books, and more! Read the 2019 Fall CSC Newsletter HERE

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$40,000 raised and over 350 registrants for the 2019 Clinic for Special Children 5k!

THANK YOU to everyone who came out on Saturday, September 21st and made our 2nd annual Clinic for Special Children 5k such a success! Because of you and over 350 registrants, a total of $40,000 was raised to benefit the Clinic! The race results are posted on the Pretzel City Sports website here. To view more […]

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Register for 2019 Clinic for Special Children 5k today!

Join us for our 2nd annual Clinic for Special Children 5k on Saturday, September 21st, presented by Nemours Children’s Health System! There will be a kid’s fun run, bake sale, silent auction, and children’s crafts planned for the day! Proceeds support the mission of Clinic for Special Children, a medical home for children and adults […]

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Dr. Kevin A. Strauss on team studying disease burden of Crigler-Najjar syndrome

Dr. Kevin A. Strauss, Medical Director at the Clinic for Special Children, was part of a team of researchers examining the disease burden of Crigler-Najjar syndrome. The study was reported in the September 8th edition of the Journal of Gastroenterology and Hepatology. Click here to read more about this study!

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2019 Clinic for Special Children 5k to feature Whoopie Pie Medals

(Strasburg, PA August 2019) The Clinic for Special Children, a non-profit medical home for children and adults with rare genetic diseases, is hosting its 2nd annual 5k race on Saturday September 21st at 9a.m. The race will begin and end at the Clinic (535 Bunker Hill Road, Strasburg, PA, 17579). All proceeds from the event […]

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Our new book, 30 Stories for 30 Years, is available for purchase!

The Clinic for Special Children published a new book entitled 30 Stories for 30 Years. The 30-year history of the Clinic for Special Children is told by first-hand accounts of those who’ve walked through our doors. Read handwritten, first-hand stories and experiences of those who’ve bravely faced rare genetic diseases. Learn more about how rare […]

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Enjoy CSC’s Summer 2019 Newsletter!

  In the 2019 Summer edition of the CSC newsletter, read about our new palliative care program, Cherished Lives, the Newkirk family’s cross-country search for a cure, a new physician joining the CSC team, the Crain Family Foundation’s support of CSC, and more! Read the 2019 Summer CSC Newsletter HERE

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Transplant Changes Boy’s Life – Clinic for Special Children Guides Family Toward Light & Joy

Article by Anne Harnish, Food and Family Features Editor at Lancaster Farming NEWMANSTOWN, Pa. — Fourth-grader Shane Musser likes to be on the move, says his mom, Rose Musser. “He’s very determined,” she said. “He falls down a lot, but keeps trying and trying. He doesn’t give up.” Rose is talking about Shane’s persistent desire […]

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Dr. Vincent Carson contributes to SMA News Today article on Zolgensma FDA approval

Dr. Vincent Carson, Pediatric Neurologist at the Clinic for Special Children, contributed commentary to a recent SMA News Today article on the FDA approval of Zolgensma, a gene therapy treatment for children with Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA).   Click here to read the full article.

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