Jul
11
2017

Camp For All 2 U returns to Main Campus, premiers at West Campus

For two weeks in June, Camp For All 2U brought the joy of summer camp to patients at Texas Children’s Hospital’s Main and West Campuses. The program transforms areas of the hospital into camp, providing patients who may not get the experience of camp outside of the hospital the opportunity to enjoy a variety of Read More…

Jun
27
2017

Newborn Center dedicates The Butterfly Room to support grieving NICU families

Nearly two years ago, Kate Hurlbut, a nurse practitioner for Texas Children’s Pediatrics, and her husband Phillip, mourned the loss of their 7-week-old twin daughter, Ella, who was cared for at Texas Children’s Newborn Center. Ella developed a widespread bacterial infection when she was five weeks old and fought hard for two weeks but passed Read More…

Jun
27
2017

Texas Children’s Sickle Cell Program celebrates World Sickle Cell Day

On June 19, sickle cell patients, families, physicians and others joined forces to celebrate World Sickle Cell Day and raise awareness about sickle cell disease, an inherited red blood cell disorder that affects about 100,000 Americans and many more worldwide. Held in the lobby of the Children’s Nutrition Research Center, the event featured an art Read More…

Jun
27
2017

Shuttle service reroutes begin July 6 to accommodate Legacy Tower construction

While construction progress continues to be made on the vertical expansion of Texas Children’s Legacy Tower, several changes to our shuttle service routes will take effect starting on Thursday, July 6. To accommodate construction work on the new tower, the Level 1 and 3 South Elevator Lobby and escalators will be closed for several months 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…