Jan
20
2015

Famed opera singer sings for patients

Ana Maria Martinez is known around the world for her Grammy Award-winning voice. The soprano has performed with the likes of Andrea Bocceli and Placido Domingo, world-renowned artists in Opera. Martinez graduated from the prestigious Julliard School of Music and has played at La Scala in Milan, at the Met in New York City and Read More…

Jan
14
2015

Bench and Bedside launches to spotlight staff’s clinical work, research and academic activities

Bench and Bedside is a digest of the previous month’s stories about the clinical and academic activities of our physicians and scientists. We welcome your submissions and feedback. 12/19/2014 Texas Children’s Medical Staff: Required Training for Fluroscopic Procedures On May 1, 2013 the Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS) made specific changes to its regulations Read More…

Jan
13
2015

In memoriam: Lifelong teacher Dr. Edward B. Singleton passes away leaving rich legacy

A vase of flowers rests outside the office of Dr. Edward B. Singleton with the note, “we’ll miss you.” It’s a feeling shared by all who knew Singleton, Chief Emeritus of the Edward B. Singleton Department of Pediatric Radiology at Texas Children’s Hospital. Singleton passed away on January 10 at the age of 94. In Read More…

Jan
13
2015

Tissue engineering expert to speak at Cooley Lectureship

Renowned tissue engineering expert and Harvard Medical School John Homans Professor of Surgery Dr. Joseph Vacanti will be the featured speaker at this year’s Denton A. Cooley Lectureship in Surgical Innovation Tuesday, February 10. Beginning at 7:30 a.m. in the fourth-floor Conference Center at Texas Children’s Pavilion for Women, Vacanti will discuss “Tissue Engineering and Read More…

Jan
13
2015

Texas Children’s wants to help you thrive in 2015

If getting in shape or losing weight top your list of New Year’s resolutions, you are not alone. According to several polls and surveys conducted across the United States, the No. 1 New Year’s resolution for 2015 has to do with fitness, whether it be “losing weight,” “getting in shape,” or “staying fit and healthy.” Read More…