Jun
27
2018

Texas Children’s wins major NIH grant to study congenital heart disease

Scientists at Texas Children’s Hospital, Rice University and Baylor College of Medicine have won a prestigious National Institutes of Health grant to study the dynamic processes and cellular players linked to discrete subaortic stenosis (DSS), a congenital heart disease. The $2.2 million, four-year R01 grant administered by the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute will Read More…

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
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

Texas Children’s 2017 Annual Report is here

The 2017 Texas Children’s Annual Report website highlighting last year’s growth and success with compelling stories, videos and graphics about our patients, staff, clinical programs and expanding facilities is here! This is the second time the Texas Children’s annual report has been released in a website format offering a dynamic representation of the breadth, depth Read More…

May
9
2018

Mothers donates kidney to 7-year-old son giving him chance at better life

From the time Colton Makow was born, he faced an uphill battle. He spent his first 61 days of life in Texas Children’s Hospital’s Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, and while there, was told by doctors that his kidneys were damaged from lack of oxygen and that he one day would need a transplant. Devastated by Read More…