Feb
23
2016

Blaney receives Pioneer Award for contributions in pediatric neuro-oncology

The Children’s Brain Tumor Foundation honored Dr. Susan Blaney with the Pioneer Award for Pediatric Neuro-Oncology, celebrating her 25 years of dedication to the search for new and better treatments for children with brain and spinal cord tumors. Blaney is the deputy director of Texas Children’s Cancer Center, a professor and executive vice chair of Read More…

Feb
23
2016

Dietrich voted president-elect of North American Society for Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology

Chief of Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology Dr. Jennifer Dietrich has been voted president-elect of the North American Society for Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology. Her tenure as president-elect begins in April. She will be voted in as president in April 2017. “I am extremely honored to have been chosen for this position,” Dietrich said. “I will Read More…

Feb
16
2016

Mata twins celebrate one-year anniversary after historic separation

A year ago, Knatalye and Adeline Mata lay on an operating table at Texas Children’s Hospital conjoined from the chest to the pelvis. For the next 26 hours, a team of surgeons and support staff separated the girls in an historic and intricate procedure meticulously choreographed to ensure that each step of the process would Read More…

Feb
16
2016

Heart Center patients get Valentine’s visit from Texans

On February 10, in honor of Heart Month, Houston Texans Brian Peters and Jon Weeks, Houston Texans Cheerleaders and TORO brought smiles to patients at Texas Children’s Heart Center. The players, cheerleaders and TORO also got into the Valentine’s Day spirit as they posed for shots in a photo booth, made cards, signed autographs and Read More…

Feb
16
2016

Heart Center launches series of educational animated videos

An armadillo with thick, long eyelashes whistles as she notices a problem with the blood flow in a child’s heart. Almost immediately an army of robot-like caregivers race into the hospital room and fix the problem. No, this is not your typical medical setting. This is an imaginary world made to help children with heart Read More…