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Register for all-new conference | Cultural Considerations for Clinicians: Caring for the Plain Community

Register today for an all-new virtual conference! Join us virtually on Saturday, October 23rd. This CME-eligible conference connects people of all backgrounds to information and evidence-based education to improve access for the Plain community for improved health care and services. The conference speakers include experts from the Clinic for Special Children, Elizabethtown College, Wellspan, and […]

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Over $33,000 raised during the 2021 Clinic for Special Children 5k!

Thank you for raising over $33,000 for the Clinic for Special Children during the 2021 5k! It was a great fall morning with over 290 registrants, a bake sale, kid’s color fun run, and more! 2021 Clinic for Special Children 5k Results & Photos View the 2021 CSC 5k Race RESULTS HERE View photos from […]

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Dr. Erik G. Puffenberger & Karlla W. Brigatti, MS, CGC pen chapters for new genomics book

The Clinic for Special Children’s Laboratory Director, Dr. Erik G. Puffenberger, and Research Operations Director, Karlla W. Brigatti, MS, CGC, penned chapters in a recently published book, Genomics of Rare Diseases – Understanding Disease Genetics Using Genomic Approaches. Dr. Puffenberger’s chapter covered recessive diseases and founder genetics and Karlla Brigatti’s chapter detailed an introduction to […]

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Welcome Alexis & Skye!

We recently welcomed two new staff members to our Clinic team! Learn more about Alexis and Skye below and how they will be working with our team at the Clinic.   Alexis McVey, RN, CPN Nurse Alexis joined the Clinic for Special Children in 2021 as a Nurse. In this role, Alexis works within our […]

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Register today for the 2021 Clinic for Special Children 5k!

REGISTER TODAY! Join us for the 4th annual Clinic for Special Children 5k on Saturday, September 18th from 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. presented by Nemours Children’s Health System! Runners, joggers, and walkers are invited to participate in the Clinic for Special Children 5k – a 3.1-mile course along scenic country roads, winding through Lancaster […]

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Dr. Kevin A. Strauss pens chapter in Pediatric Critical Care textbook

The Clinic for Special Children’s Medical Director, Dr. Kevin A. Strauss, penned a chapter in a recently published textbook, Pediatric Critical Care. Dr. Strauss’ chapter covered ‘Metabolic Crises’ and summarized many of his learnings over his 20 years at the Clinic. The textbook is published by Springer and available for purchase.  The editors for the […]

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Clinic Receives $25,000 Direct Effect Quality of Life Grant from Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation

The Clinic for Special Children was recently awarded a $25,000 Direct Effect Quality of Life grant from the Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation. The grant will be used to purchase accessible medical examination tables.   To read the full press release, please visit HERE.

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ASC Therapeutics Announces Partnership to Co-Develop Novel Gene Therapy for Maple Syrup Urine Disease (MSUD)

We are excited to collaborate and work with ASC Therapeutics and the University of Massachusetts Medical School to develop a novel treatment for Maple Syrup Urine Disease (MSUD). Our goal is to “create new hope for patients and their families,” as stated by Dr. Kevin A. Strauss, Medical Director at CSC and collaborating clinical expert […]

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Enjoy Our Summer 2021 Newsletter!

Many of the children seen during the early days of the Clinic are now adults who still require specialized care. Read the Summer 2021 edition of our newsletter to learn about why we offer adult services, meet an adult patient of the Clinic, and hear more about recent Clinic happenings. Read the Summer 2021 Clinic […]

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Welcome Emilienne & Amy!

We recently welcomed two new staff members to our Clinic team! Learn more about Emi and Amy below and how they will be working with our team at the Clinic.   Emilienne Bolettieri Research Associate Emilienne (Emi) joined the Clinic for Special Children in 2021 as a Research Associate. In this role, she will be […]

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