Sep
19
2017

Significant progress has been made inside Texas Children’s Legacy Tower

Since the topping out celebration of Texas Children’s Legacy Tower nearly seven month ago, significant construction milestones have been reached inside the tower’s 400-foot-tall structure at Texas Children’s Medical Center campus. Carefully designed to promote the safest possible environment to care for our most critically ill patients and their families, construction is underway on the 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

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
8
2017

Nurses co-develop council to support innovative solutions and enhance patient care

Nurses at Texas Children’s are natural innovators. They ask questions, ponder processes and think outside the box to develop solutions that improve care and outcomes for patients. For nurses Michael Pickett, Nicholas Keith and Anthony Bentley, a shared passion for patient-centered innovation ultimately brought them together. “After working on projects of our own, we talked Read More…

Aug
1
2017

Pavilion for Women supports nursing mothers, World Breastfeeding Week

As a mother to three young boys, Sarah Yarbrough made sure her babies received the best life-saving gift she could give them – her own breast milk. While breastfeeding has many health benefits for infants, Yarbrough knows the challenges that new mothers often experience during their breastfeeding journey. “After the birth of my first baby, Read More…