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…

Jun
13
2017

Miracle baby born twice celebrates her first birthday

Lynlee Boemer, a miracle baby who underwent fetal surgery performed at Texas Children’s Fetal Center to remove a large tumor (Sacrococcygeal Teratoma) growing from her spine, celebrated her first birthday on June 6. Last week, Jeff and Margaret Boemer were at Texas Children’s for their daughter’s follow-up clinic appointment with Dr. Oluyinka Olutoye, co-director of Read More…

Apr
12
2017

Lee receives Presidential Recognition Award from AIUM

Dr. Wesley Lee, co-director of Texas Children’s Fetal Center and section chief for women’s and fetal imaging at Baylor College of Medicine, recently received the Presidential Recognition Award from the American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine (AIUM) during its annual meeting last month. Each year, AIUM President Dr. Beryl Benacerraf extends special recognition to individuals Read More…

Sep
20
2016

Medical staff and personnel impressed with Mata twins’ progress

It’s been more than a year and a half since a team of Texas Children’s surgeons and medical staff separated conjoined twins Knatalye Hope and Adeline Faith Mata in an historic, more than 24-hour-long procedure. Since then, the girls – now 2 years old and living at home near Lubbock – have worked hard with Read More…

Jul
19
2016

Texas Children’s fetal medicine experts will present at IFMSS Conference

The International Fetal Medicine and Surgery Society (IFMSS) led by co-presidents Doctors Oluyinka and Olutoyin Olutoye, will convene for its annual meeting in Kasane, Botswana from August 2 to 7, 2016. This is the second time the meeting has been held on the African continent in the society’s 35-year history. The IFMSS is an international Read More…