May
23
2017

Researchers showcase their work at eighth annual Surgical Research Day

More than 300 members of the Texas Children’s Hospital Department of Surgery attended the eighth annual Edmond T. Gonzales, Jr., Surgical Research Day on May 19. The event provided a forum for researchers across the department to showcase their work. “As the research enterprise within the Department of Surgery grows, this day, where we highlight Read More…

May
23
2017

Join the movement and Step up for Patients First!

In support of Patient and Family Services’ Step Up for Patients First initiative, Texas Children’s Well-Being Team invites all staff to participate in the upcoming StairWELL Challenge. This well-being challenge encourages employees to make physical activity a priority while committing to take the stairs to improve the elevator experience for our patients and their families. Read More…

May
23
2017

Two NRI researchers awarded prestigious research scholarships from the AAN

Drs. Hsiao-Tuan Chao and Laurie Robak, physician-scientists at the Jan and Dan Duncan Neurological Research Institute (NRI) at Texas Children’s, received scholarship grants from the American Academy of Neurology (AAN) to support studies on neurodevelopmental and neurodegenerative diseases. Chao, a postdoctoral associate in the laboratory of Dr. Hugo J. Bellen was awarded the 2017 Neurology Read More…

May
23
2017

Three Texas Children’s surgeons honored with Master Clinician Awards from Baylor

Three distinguished faculty members from Texas Children’s Hospital Department of Surgery have been given the Master Clinician Award for Excellence in Patient Care from Baylor College of Medicine. Dr. Ellen Friedman, Dr. Edmond Gonzales Jr., and Dr. David Wesson are among the recipients of this award in 2017. “Drs. Friedman, Gonzales and Wesson are accomplished Read More…

May
16
2017

Dr. Sundeep Keswani Awarded March of Dimes Research Grant

Dr. Sundeep Keswani, surgical director of Basic Research and pediatric surgeon at Texas Children’s Hospital and associate professor of surgery in the Division of Pediatric Surgery at Baylor College of Medicine, was recently awarded a $300,000 grant over a period of three years for his project “Targeting the Extracellular Matrix: an Innovative Strategy to Improve Read More…