Pediatric experts from Le Bonheur Childrenâ€™s Hospital and the University of Tennessee Health Science Center will present their research at the annually held National Conference & Exhibition of the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) held October 20-24, 2023 in Anaheim, CA.
Today, Le Bonheur Childrenâ€™s Hospital announced it has treated its first patient with ELEVIDYS (delandistrogene moxeparvovec-rokl), the first gene therapy for Duchenne muscular dystrophy. Developed by Sarepta Therapeutics, ELEVIDYS is approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the treatment of Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD) in ambulatory patients aged 4 through 5 years with a confirmed mutation in the DMD gene.
Le Bonheur Childrenâ€™s Hospital announced today that Robin Evans, MD, FACS, FRCSC, pediatric plastic surgeon at Le Bonheur and Assistant Professor at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) in the Plastic Surgery Division, has been named Co-Director of the Craniofacial and Cleft program at Le Bonheur. Dr. Evans will serve alongside Le Bonheur and UTHSC Division Chief of Pediatric Neurosurgery and Associate Professor Paul Klimo, MD.
The Healthy Behaviors Virtual Class will help parents and children establish a healthy relationship with their bodies and foods. Learn more about how to make feeding decisions based on honoring hunger cues that provide nutrition for growth, development and well-being. This course will incorporate principles of intuitive eating with the intention of promoting confidence when approaching meal time.