Aug
22
2017

Texas Children’s NICU reunion brings patient families, staff together

On August 5, more than 450 patients and families traveled from all over the country for the 2017 Texas Children’s Newborn Center family reunion. The reunion celebrated former patients who graduated from the Newborn Center in 2016 after spending 10 days or more in our neonatal intensive care unit (NICU). The reunion was held at Read More…

Aug
22
2017

Undiagnosed Disease Network helps patient families find answers to mysterious neurological diseases

When Bristol Dunlap was born, she was perfectly healthy. But by the time she was three months old, she was failing to reach her milestones and began showing worrisome symptoms. “She could not lift her head up or sit upright, her body was unusually floppy, and her left eye began turning inward even though her Read More…

Aug
22
2017

In memoriam: Creola “Gwen” Calhoun

Creola “Gwen” Calhoun, Unit Clerical Assistant, Women’s Services, passed away on July 10, 2017 at the age of 61. Creola Calhoun, affectionately known as Gwen by those who knew and loved her began her career at St. Luke’s Hospital in March of 1982 before transitioning to Texas Children’s Hospital with the Women’s Services department in Read More…

Aug
22
2017

NIH grant supports research on novel non-invasive pediatric urologic surgery device

Texas Children’s work to develop a novel non-invasive device for pediatric ureteral stent removal after a urinary tract procedure, with Baylor College of Medicine, Rice University’s Oshman Engineering Design Kitchen (OEDK) and Department of Bioengineering, as well as local life sciences commercialization firm Fannin Innovation Studio, was recently funded by the National Institute of Diabetes Read More…

Aug
16
2017

Take the leadership challenge, and score a spot at a Houston Texans event!

Two weeks ago, Mark Wallace launched a four-week leadership challenge on his blog that highlights employees who demonstrate his Maxims of Leadership and poses a leadership question that you may respond to in the comments section of the blog post. In September, the Corporate Communications team will collect all of your comments and draw the Read More…