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14 November, 2018

Josh Hensley is the father of two CDH babies, both of whom grew their wings.  It is hard to put into words how important this person is to the charity. Back in October 2010, this individual sent CHERUBS an email interested in being a volunteer…

13 November, 2018

CDHi President, Dawn Ireland, and Research Director, Josh Hensley, represented Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia at the XXXV Congresso Brasileiro de Cirurgia Pediátrica in Foz do Iguaçu, Brazil this week. It was a wonderful opportunity to forge new connections in new countries to help spread awareness and…

07 November, 2018

This past weekend at the 2018 AAP Conference in Orlando, CDHi debuted our brand new “Giving Wings to CDH Awareness” banner, which is adorned with the names of all of our Cherubs, both surviving and non-surviving. This is a new awareness campaign banner that will…

07 November, 2018

Congenital diaphragmatic hernia (CDH) and associated pulmonary hypoplasia (PH) are thought to be caused by a malformation of the diaphragmatic and pulmonary mesenchyme. Dispatched RND transporter family member 1 (Disp-1) encodes a transmembrane protein that regulates the release of cholesterol and palmitoyl, which is critical…

07 November, 2018

Overgrowth syndromes are rare genetic disorders characterized by excessive pre- and postnatal growth accompanied by dysmorphic features and developmental disorders. In addition to other health hazards, the life expectancy of affected children may be compromised due to an increased risk of developing tumors. To demonstrate…

07 November, 2018

This week’s featured volunteer is Michele Sengsourya. Michele is the mommy of Cherub Einya Elizabeth Sengsourya, who was born on October 23, 2012 and passed away on November 17, 2012. Michele has been volunteering with us for years and most recently helped us with our…