Oct
10
2017

Elsa celebrates her one-year anniversary at Texas Children’s

On October 2, Elsa, Texas Children’s first therapy dog, celebrated her one year anniversary at the hospital with patients and friends alike. The four-legged, full-time employee arrived in October 2016 and has brought smiles and comfort to patients, families, visitors and employees ever since. To commemorate her special day, Elsa donned a “It’s my gotcha Read More…

Oct
10
2017

Two Baylor researchers receive prestigious honors from Child Neurology Society

Dr. Hsiao-Tuan Chao received the 2017 Outstanding Junior Member Award from the Child Neurology Society for her discovery of the genetic cause of a neurodevelopmental condition known as the Hypotonia Ataxia and Developmental Disorder Syndrome. Chao is the clinical instructor in pediatric neurology at Baylor College of Medicine and physician-scientist at the Jan and Dan Read More…

Oct
10
2017

NIH grant supports research on novel device to reduce pre-term PROM during fetal surgery

Texas Children’s collaborative work to develop a novel device to anchor the chorio-amniotic membranes during fetal surgery was recently funded by the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute Of Child Health & Human Development (NICHD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). Partnering with Baylor College of Medicine, the Department of Bioengineering at Texas A&M University, Read More…

Oct
10
2017

Patients get chance to visit NBC’s Sunday Night Football Bus

Texas Children’s patients and families got the chance to visit NBC’s Sunday Night Football Bus October 6 ahead of the Houston Texans game against the Kansas City Chiefs. The bus included a player wall where children and adults could compare themselves to a real NFL player, a replica news desk for photo ops, Player of Read More…

Oct
4
2017

Orange Out Texas Children’s

How ‘bout them ‘Stros! With their pride, passion, and perseverance, our Houston Astros are in the 2017 American League Division Series (ADLS). During a very difficult time in Houston with Hurricane Harvey, our professional sports teams were a ray of hope on and off the field. Like Texas Children’s, our hometown heroes were STURDY during Read More…