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
3
2017

Hotez receives 2017 Sackler Award for his work on neglected tropical diseases

Dr. Peter J. Hotez is the 2017 recipient of the Raymond and Beverly Sackler Award for Sustained National Leadership for his far-reaching work in the areas of neglected tropical disease (NTD) research and vaccine development. Hotez is dean of the National School of Tropical Medicine at Baylor College of Medicine where he is also professor Read More…

Oct
3
2017

Resiliency and Recovery program launched to support children impacted by Hurricane Harvey

While flood waters have receded, Hurricane Harvey will have long-lasting effects on the Houston community. To help support the most vulnerable populations, and serve the mental health needs of those children adversely impacted by the recent hurricane and flooding, the Harvey Resiliency and Recovery Program is launching as part of Texas Children’s Hospital’s new Trauma Read More…

Sep
26
2017

New enhancements to Patient Satisfaction Survey go live on October 1

At Texas Children’s, we know just how important it is to keep the patient and family’s experience at the forefront of everything we do. Enhancing the experience for every patient and family who walks through our doors to receive care remains our top priority. “We collect feedback year-round from our patient families to better understand Read More…

Sep
26
2017

Book published benefitting Purple Songs Can Fly

Anita Kruse, executive director of Purple Songs Can Fly, and Lisa Sheinbaum, owner of Art For All, recently joined efforts to publish a book benefiting Purple Songs Can Fly, a program that provides a musical outlet for children being treated for cancer and blood disorders at Texas Children’s Cancer and Hematology Centers. Titled ‘Purple Song,’ Read More…