May
15
2018

Texas Children’s research trainees receive national awards

The Society for Pediatric Research (SPR) recently gave two Texas Children’s trainees national research awards for their outstanding research on kidney disease at this year’s annual Pediatric Academic Societies’ SPR meeting. Joseph Alge, a medical resident in the Pediatrician-Scientist Training & Development Program (PSTDP) at Baylor College of Medicine (BCM), received the SPR House Officer Read More…

Apr
10
2018

Texas’ maternal mortality ratio significantly lower than reported, but disparity still exists

After two independent studies were published two years ago suggesting that the maternal mortality ratio (MMR) in Texas had doubled within the past decade, an updated report released today in the journal Obstetrics & Gynecology found that the MMR in Texas was significantly lower in 2012 than previously reported due to data collection error. The Read More…

Mar
27
2018

Blaney receives award from National Cancer Institute

Dr. Susan Blaney, deputy director of Texas Children’s Cancer and Hematology Centers, recently received a Director’s Service Award from the National Cancer Institute for her outstanding and dedicated service to the Institute and the Clinical Trials and Translational Research Advisory Committee from 2015 to 2017. Blaney is the vice chair of the Children’s Oncology Group, Read More…

Mar
20
2018

Molecular Medicine awards Ross Prize to Dr. Huda Zoghbi

Dr. Huda Zoghbi, director of the Jan and Dan Duncan Neurological Research Institute at Texas Children’s, Howard Hughes Medical Institute investigator and professor at Baylor College of Medicine, has been awarded the sixth annual Ross Prize in Molecular Medicine by The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research at Northwell Health. The Ross Prize is awarded annually Read More…

Feb
20
2018

Clinical Research Center/Research Resources Office presents research award to Dr. Daniel Leung

The Clinical Research Center/Research Resources Office presented the Clinical Research Award for First Quarter 2018 to Dr. Daniel Leung, associate professor of Pediatrics in the Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition where he serves as Director of Clinical Research. This award was established by the Clinical Research Center in collaboration with the Research Resources Office Read More…