Feb
9
2016

Clinical Research Center presents research award to Dr. Anvari

The Clinical Research Center will present the Clinical Research Award for First Quarter 2016 to Dr. Sara Anvari, physician, Allergy and Immunology. Dr. Anvari is a dedicated clinical scientist for the food allergy research trials at Texas Children’s Hospital. The award was established by the Clinical Research Center in collaboration with the Research Resources Office Read More…

Feb
9
2016

Texas Children’s Health Plan protects area students from the flu by sponsoring Flu Vaccination Contest

Super heroes come in many shapes and sizes, and Texas Children’s Health Plan encouraged students to channel their inner super hero by protecting themselves and their families against the flu. Schools from eight school districts in Houston, Beaumont and the surrounding areas were invited to participate in a month-long super hero themed flu vaccination contest. Read More…

Feb
8
2016

Bench and Bedside – January Digest

  Bench and Bedside is a digest of the previous month’s stories about the clinical and academic activities of our physicians and scientists. We welcome your submissions and feedback. January 5 Zoghbi to receive Vanderbilt prize in Biomedical Science Dr. Huda Zoghbi, professor of molecular and human genetics at Baylor College of Medicine, and director Read More…

Feb
2
2016

Zika virus cases surface in Texas, travelers to epidemic regions most at risk

In light of the multiple confirmed cases of recent travelers who returned to the Houston area after contracting Zika in Central America, Texas Children’s leaders encourage employees and staff to arm themselves with facts about Zika virus. The virus, which has spread rapidly through Central and South America in the last year, is transmitted between Read More…

Feb
2
2016

Video: Happy 62nd birthday Texas Children’s Hospital

When Texas Children’s Hospital opened in 1954, we had 128 employees, 106 beds in a three-story building, and we saw 2,300 patients our first year. See how far we’ve come in just 62 years!   If you are viewing this at your work desktop, please click here to view the Texas Children’s By the Numbers Read More…