Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology awarded grant to help vaginal reconstructive patients

Texas Children’s Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology Division was recently awarded an NIH Small Business Innovation Research grant via Biotex Inc. to develop vaginal stents that will help vaginal reconstructive patients heal. The most common complication after vaginal reconstruction is restenosis and scar tissue formation, which can occur in up to 73 percent of patients. As Read More…


Dietrich and Hakim awarded $50,000 for design of pediatric device

Dr. Jennifer Dietrich, chief of Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology, and Dr. Julie Hakim, Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology fellow, have been awarded $50,000 recently by the National Capital Consortium for Pediatric Device Innovation (NCC-PDI) for their work on customizable 3-D printed pediatric vaginal stents and vaginal dilators. The stents and dilators are designed for girls born Read More…