Center for Diease Therapy In the News

View current and past news clips below featuring the Center for Rare Disease Therapy at Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC patients, programs and staff. Check back for updates.


Following Death of Daughter, Mom Pushes for Early Testing of Genetic Disease
Lancaster Online (10/03/16)


Ross teen gives her 'Dream wish' to her mother for wedding day
Pittsburgh Tribune Review (06/12/15)

How maple syrup urine disease led to transplants and saved lives
The Washington Post (03/30/15)

Couple Travels Around Country To Treat Son’s Rare Disease
CBS Chicago (01/03/15)


Local Family Shares Story of Free Care Funds Benefits

Preview of the KDKA-TV Free Care Fund Telethon

Patient advocacy crucial in fighting rare diseases
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (12/04/14)

Tiny Liver Transplant Patient to Taste First Thanksgiving
ABC News (11/25/14)

Toddler, Donor Remain Hospitalized After Liver Transplant For Rare Disease
KDKA-TV (11/14/14)

Mom Posts 'Plea Of A Lifetime' On Facebook, Gets Liver Donor For Daughter
Huffington Post (11/13/14)

Mom finds liver donor on Facebook for daughter, 3
WTAE-TV (11/13/14)

3-year-old girl becomes first to get life-saving liver transplant for rare metabolic disease
New York Daily News (11/12/14)

Facebook Plea Gets Liver Transplant for 3-Year-Old
ABC News (11/12/14)

Pennsylvania mother finds transplant donor for daughter on Facebook
FOX News (11/11/14)

3-year-old gets part of man’s liver in surgery made possible by social networking
WPXI-TV (11/11/14)

Blood test devised at Children's to aid in predicting chance of organ rejection
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review (11/06/14)