Oct
20
2015

Vasudevan receives grant for liver cancer research

The Macy Easom Cancer Research Foundation has awarded pediatric surgeon Dr. Sanjeev Vasudevan a $75,000 grant for research into a form of pediatric liver cancer called hepatoblastoma, which is a disease that usually affects children under the age of five. Vasudevan’s research uses new imaging techniques to investigate intra-operative, real-time visualization of a tumor and Read More…

Oct
13
2015

Finishing touches being put on Special Isolation Unit in preparation of opening

Pastel paint, shiny floors and spacious rooms equipped with the latest scientific and technological approaches to biocontainment are just a few of the features of the soon-to-be-finished Special Isolation Unit at Texas Children’s Hospital West Campus. The 8-bed unit designed for children with highly contagious infectious diseases is part of an 18-bed expansion of the Read More…

Oct
13
2015

Employees arm themselves against the flu by getting annual flu shot

Thousands of Texas Children’s employees have armed themselves against the upcoming flu season by taking advantage of the free flu vaccines that are being offered by Employee Health. It’s not too late for you to do the same. Free flu shots are still being offered to all Texas Children’s employees, Baylor College of Medicine employees Read More…

Oct
13
2015

Pharmacy program ensures safe disposal of expired, unused medications

Do you have any unwanted, unused or expired medications lingering in your medicine cabinet? Old prescription and over-the-counter pills left around the house can become a health and safety hazard, especially for small children and pets who may accidently get ahold of them. To ensure the safe disposal of these medications, Texas Children’s Pharmacy Department Read More…

Oct
13
2015

Super Star Physician: Dr. Sunjeev Patel

Dr. Sunjeev Patel from Texas Children’s Pediatrics Lakewood is the latest Texas Children’s Super Star physician. “Being part of Texas Children’s Pediatrics has allowed me to not only see patients in the office, but it also has given me the opportunity to be involved with understanding and improving quality of care,” said Patel. Read more Read More…