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…

Jul
10
2018

Texas Children’s representatives travel to D.C. for Family Advocacy Day

Texas Children’s Hospital was back on Capitol Hill in June in support of the Children’s Hospital Association Speak Now For Kids Family Advocacy Day, which brings patient families from around the United States to Washington, D.C. to share their experiences with lawmakers and staff, as well as to advocate for policies that will ensure the Read More…

Jul
3
2018

Texas Children’s welcomes two esteemed congenital heart surgeons

Two congenital heart surgeons will be joining the Texas Children’s Heart Center® team this fall. Dr. Christopher Caldarone will serve as the chief of congenital heart surgery and Dr. E. Dean McKenzie will serve as a congenital heart surgeon. “Drs. Caldarone and McKenzie bring a remarkable commitment to innovation, collaborative patient-centered care and dedication to Read More…

Jul
3
2018

Texas Children’s hosts inaugural celebration VAD superheroes celebration

On June 30, more than 100 people gathered at Texas Children’s Hospital for the inaugural Celebration for VAD Superheroes. The event, which brought together patients of Texas Children’s VAD Program, allowed the patients and their families to connect with others who share similar experiences. They enjoyed games, visiting with Texas Children’s therapy dog, Bailey, reuniting Read More…

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…