Jul
17
2017

Zoghbi receives the 2017 Switzer Prize

Dr. Huda Zoghbi, director of the Jan and Dan Duncan Neurological Institute at Texas Children’s and professor in the departments of pediatrics, molecular and human genetics, neurology, and neuroscience at Baylor College of Medicine, received the 2017 Switzer Prize from the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA for excellence in biological and biomedical sciences Read More…

Jul
11
2017

Texas Children’s improves transfer process with opening of Nerve Center

When a patient is transferred to or from Texas Children’s Hospital, several wheels are set into motion to make the process run smoothly for our patients and their families. People from various areas of the organization jump into action to make the best decision on where the patient needs to go and how they should Read More…

Jun
20
2017

Gift of a lifetime: Dad donates kidney to 14-year-old son

Just before Father’s Day, 14-year-old Gage Lipscomb received a gift from his father like no other – a kidney. On June 14, Dr. Richard Link, medical director of living donor kidney transplant at Baylor St. Luke’s Medical Center, removed David Lipscomb’s left kidney and released it to the transplant team at Texas Children’s Hospital. During Read More…

Jun
13
2017

Miracle baby born twice celebrates her first birthday

Lynlee Boemer, a miracle baby who underwent fetal surgery performed at Texas Children’s Fetal Center to remove a large tumor (Sacrococcygeal Teratoma) growing from her spine, celebrated her first birthday on June 6. Last week, Jeff and Margaret Boemer were at Texas Children’s for their daughter’s follow-up clinic appointment with Dr. Oluyinka Olutoye, co-director of Read More…

May
30
2017

Public Health Pediatrics section spearheads efforts, develops program aimed at child abuse prevention

As chief of the newly created section of Public Health Pediatrics at Texas Children’s – the nation’s largest and first public health section within a children’s hospital – Dr. Christopher Greeley has devoted much of his resources and time toward developing a one-of-a-kind, community wide program aimed at child abuse prevention. “As a board certified Read More…