May
29
2018

Texas Children’s surgeons perform first surgery in new Legacy Tower

On May 23, a day after the opening of phase one of Legacy Tower, another significant milestone was reached in Texas Children’s Hospital’s storied history. At 7:15 a.m., a 9-month-old boy was taken back to a new, state-of-the-art operating room for the first surgery in Legacy Tower, Texas Children’s new home for heart, intensive care Read More…

May
29
2018

Texas Children’s opens first phase of Legacy Tower with successful patient move

Ten-year-old Skye Jeary couldn’t believe her eyes as she was wheeled into her new, spacious room in Texas Children’s Legacy Tower. She was in awe when she saw the size of her room and commented on how she’ll have plenty of space to accommodate her stuffed unicorn and her mom who is in a wheelchair. Read More…

May
22
2018

Researchers showcase their work at ninth annual Surgical Research Day

The Department of Surgery hosted the ninth annual Edmond T. Gonzales Jr. Surgical Research Day May 18 at Texas Children’s Pavilion for Women providing a forum for researchers across the department to showcase their work. This year 110 abstracts were submitted for review, 11 of which were chosen for oral presentations and 99 were accepted Read More…

May
15
2018

Ribbon cutting ceremony, blessing celebrates soft opening of Legacy Tower

On May 10, Texas Children’s celebrated the soft opening of Texas Children’s Legacy Tower with a special ribbon cutting ceremony and blessing of the new 400-foot-tall building, part of which will officially open on Tuesday, May 22. In the heart of the Texas Medical Center, more than 200 guests gathered outside Legacy Tower to attend Read More…

May
15
2018

Texas Children’s research trainees receive national awards

The Society for Pediatric Research (SPR) recently gave two Texas Children’s trainees national research awards for their outstanding research on kidney disease at this year’s annual Pediatric Academic Societies’ SPR meeting. Joseph Alge, a medical resident in the Pediatrician-Scientist Training & Development Program (PSTDP) at Baylor College of Medicine (BCM), received the SPR House Officer Read More…