Aug
13
2018

Texas Children’s leads effort to get lifesaving drug approved by FDA

Thanks to the more than 10 years of dedication and hard work of neonatologists and neonatal nutrition experts at Texas Children’s, Boston Children’s and the University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA) hospitals, premature babies with liver disease now have better access to a potentially lifesaving drug. On July 27, the FDA approved Omegaven®, an Read More…

Jul
24
2018

Legacy Tower remains busy two months after historic patient move

It’s been two months since Texas Children’s Legacy Tower opened its doors for the first time to care for our most critically ill patients. Since May 22, 2018, our critical care, surgical and radiology teams have been extremely busy. “We’ve seen over 300 ICU patients since we moved into Legacy Tower so the space is Read More…

Jul
17
2018

Texas Children’s celebrates official opening of the Angelman Syndrome Clinic

On July 9, Texas Children’s Hospital and the Angelman Syndrome Foundation celebrated the official opening of the Angelman Syndrome Clinic at Texas Children’s, one of only seven Angelman syndrome-specific clinics in the United States – and the first in Texas. Several patient families gathered on the 16th floor of Wallace Tower to attend the ribbon Read More…

Jul
17
2018

SOAR Program provides seamless transition of care to families discharged from NICU

When Kristine Hartin’s son was born almost a year ago, she was not prepared for the emergency cesarean section and almost four-week stay in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit at Texas Children’s Hospital The Woodlands. Unbeknownst to the first-time mom, her son, Reid, had pituitary stalk interruption syndrome, a congenital abnormality that can cause jaundice, Read More…

Jul
10
2018

Texas Children’s celebrates lung and heart transplant milestones

Texas Children’s Transplant Services has hit another milestone – the completion of 200 lung transplants and 400 heart transplants, making the program one of the highest volume pediatric heart and lung transplant centers in the nation. The milestone continues to solidify Texas Children’s position as one of the most active pediatric transplant programs in the Read More…