Mar
31
2015

The Mata twins make significant progress since separation surgery

One month after their successful separation surgery, Knatalye and Adeline Mata are progressing well as two separate little girls. Knatalye can breathe on her own and was recently transferred to the Progressive Care Unit where she will resume her recovery. Her sister, Adeline, is still on a ventilator in the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU), Read More…

Mar
31
2015

Oncologist shaves head with former patient to raise funds for childhood cancer research

Eighteen years ago, Adam Henderson lost his hair as a result of treatments while battling acute lymphocytic leukemia at Texas Children’s Hospital. As of a few days ago, Henderson is once again bald after participating in the St. Baldrick’s event in The Woodlands with his former pediatric oncologist, Dr. Timothy Porea. Both Porea, clinical director Read More…

Mar
31
2015

Texas Children’s encourages everyone to show their support for World Autism Awareness Day on April 2

April 2 is World Autism Awareness Day when the international community will “Light It Up Blue” to bring recognition to autism as a rising global health concern. Texas Children’s encourages everyone to wear blue that day or post something blue to one of their personal social media pages to show their support for autism awareness. Autism Read More…

Mar
31
2015

Department of Pediatrics selected to edit high profile text

The Department of Pediatrics has been selected to edit the 23rd edition of the classic textbook Rudolph’s Pediatrics. First written in 1897 as Disease of Infancy and Childhood by L. Emmett Holt, M.D., the book is today one of two principal textbooks of pediatrics used around the world. “This is a major milestone in the Read More…

Mar
31
2015

Super Star Employee: Margaret Young

Margaret Young from the Bone Marrow Transplant Unit is the latest Texas Children’s Super Star leader. “I believe a Texas Children’s Super Star goes above and beyond daily – not just when there’s a need or a call to assist,” Young said. “A Super Star leader is impactful, has influence and can make a difference.” Read More…