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CDHi Lobbies in DC with Families and Board Members

The CDHi team, along with some of our beloved CHERUBS members, took on Washington DC at the end of April to lobby in Congress for an inquiry to the NIH in reference to the funding given for Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia. We met with state and local representatives from North Carolina, Ohio, New York, Virginia, Utah, …

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CDHi Attends National Nurse Networking Event in DC

CDHi had the pleasure of attending the National Nurse Networking Event (NNE) in Washington DC last month, where we were able to spread awareness of CDH and make new connections throughout the medical community. The NNE boasted a conference hall filled with medical company representatives, nursing school programs, products for medical staff, and many other …

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CDHi at 22nd International Conference on Neonatology and Perinatology

‪Last week we were in Frankfurt, Germany to attend a Neonatology, Perinatalogy, Pediatrics and Pediatric Surgery Conference. We were able to engage with prominent scientists, students and ambassadors to share and emphasize various research works and contribute to the vast growing field of neonatal and perinatal research.

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CDH International Welcomes Augusto Zani to the Medical Advisory Board

After completing his Paediatric Surgical training in Italy, Dr. Zani moved to the United Kingdom for a 3-year full-time dedicated research post leading to a PhD at University College London to refine his academic training. Following this period, he was offered to advance his clinical training in the UK working in world famous teaching institutions …

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CDH International Attends Annual APSA Conference

CDH International attended the American Pediatric Surgical Association conference last week in Palm Springs, California. This is our 20th APSA meeting! The meeting was a great success. We’ve built wonderful relationships with many surgeons here who have served on CDHi’s Medical Advisory Board over the years. It’s an honor to work with so many amazing …

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CDH International Attends the World Orphan Drug Congress

CDHi President, Dawn Torrence Ireland, attended the 2018 World Orphan Drug Congress last week in Washington DC, meeting with other world leaders in Rare Advocacy, pharmaceutical and bio tech companies and researchers to build collaborations toward a better future for all rare diseases and birth defects. Even though CDH is common (but classified as rare for …

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CDH Awareness Day Telethon Raises $51,388 for CDH Research, Awareness, and Support

Thanks to all of your support, CDH International was able to raise over $50,000 for Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia awareness, research, and support! We want to thank everyone who was involved in the making of our telethon, everyone who watched and shared our streams on social media, and all of the families that were brave enough …