Dec
23
2014

Bump Watch: Happy Holidays

Bump Watch thanks everyone who contributed adorable pictures capturing memorable moments of their kiddos this holiday season. As we ring in the New Year, the smiles on these tiny faces spread plenty of holiday cheer! Caroline Nakamura’s 6-month-old son, Luke, loves his festive green suit. Dr. Susan Leong-Kee’s 15-month-old twins, Daniel and Abigail, love to Read More…

Dec
23
2014

West Campus leaders receive heartfelt goodbye

Michelle Riley-Brown and Dr. Charles Hankins received a heartfelt goodbye December 16 from the people they have served during the past four years at Texas Children’s Hospital West Campus. The farewell came as a surprise to the leaders, who will be moving to Texas Children’s Hospital The Woodlands at the beginning of the new year. Read More…

Dec
23
2014

Texas Children’s Transition Medicine Team hosts educational dinner

Texas Children’s Transition Medicine Team hosted a dinner this fall at Texas Children’s Pavilion for Women in conjunction with the Annual Chronic Illness and Disability Conference. More than 100 people interested in transition medicine attended to learn about Texas Children’s program and the progress being made in this new branch of medicine. Transition medicine describes Read More…

Dec
18
2014

Tessier receives NASPGHAN Fellow Research Award for C. Difficile study

Dr. M. Elizabeth Tessier, a pediatric gastroenterology fellow at Texas Children’s, received the 2014 Fellow Research Award from the North American Society for Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition (NASPGHAN). Her award-winning study titled, “Bile acid signatures in children confer protection from clostridium difficile infection,” found that changes in the bile acid composition in the stool Read More…

Dec
17
2014

Neurosurgery represents Texas Children’s at AANS Annual Meeting

The Texas Children’s Hospital Division of Neurosurgery was well represented at the recent American Association of Neurological Surgeons annual meeting in Amelia Island, Fla. The division had eight posters accepted for presentation. Of those eight, three were selected as “Top Posters.” In addition, Neurosurgery had four abstracts accepted for oral presentation. Top Poster Presentations Comparison Read More…