May
30
2017

Clinical Research Center/Research Resources Office presents research award to Kathy McCarthy

The Clinical Research Center/Research Resources Office presented the Clinical Research Award for Second Quarter 2017 to Kathy McCarthy, research nurse, Texas Children’s Cancer and Hematology Centers. This award was established by the Clinical Research Center in collaboration with the Research Resources Office to recognize and honor individual contributions to protecting the best interest of the Read More…

May
30
2017

Cancer patient beats her disease and rings end-of-treatment bell

Peyton Richardson was diagnosed with acute lymphocytic leukemia (ALL) in January 2015. For the next two years, she and her doctors at Texas Children’s Cancer Center worked together to combat her disease. On May 15, they won their fight and Peyton rang the end-of-treatment bell in front of a crowd of friends, family and clinical Read More…

May
30
2017

Texas Children’s Transplant Services team reaches milestone

An important milestone was recently reached at Texas Children’s Hospital that has one 17-year-old extremely grateful. Joseph McCullough received a new liver on May 21, giving him a chance at a new life after battling primary sclerosing cholangitis, a life-threatening disease that causes end-stage liver disease. McCullough’s transplant was the 1,500th transplant performed by the Read More…

May
30
2017

Public Health Pediatrics section spearheads efforts, develops program aimed at child abuse prevention

As chief of the newly created section of Public Health Pediatrics at Texas Children’s – the nation’s largest and first public health section within a children’s hospital – Dr. Christopher Greeley has devoted much of his resources and time toward developing a one-of-a-kind, community wide program aimed at child abuse prevention. “As a board certified Read More…

May
23
2017

12th annual An Evening with a Legend honors Michael Phelps

On May 16, Michael Phelps visited with patients at Texas Children’s Cancer Center and was honored at the 12th annual An Evening with a Legend event. Phelps, the most decorated Olympian of all time, started his day at Texas Children’s by making a special visit to the Cancer Center to spend time with patients and Read More…