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Jan 14, 2015, 11:35 ET

Dr. Paul Checchia named president of Pediatric Cardiac Intensive Care Society

Dr. Paul Checchia, medical director of the Cardiovascular Intensive Care Unit (CVICU) at Texas Children's Hospital, has been elected president of...

Jan 07, 2015, 14:30 ET

Texas Children's Heart Center welcomes new cardiovascular surgeon, Dr. Lauren Kane

Texas Children's Hospital is excited to announce Dr. Lauren Kane as a new cardiovascular surgeon at Texas Children's Heart Center. Kane, whose...

Jan 05, 2015, 14:00 ET

Texas Children's Hospital announces Dr. Benjamin L. Shneider as new chief of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition

Texas Children's Hospital is excited to announce Dr. Benjamin L. Shneider as the new chief of its Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition...

Dec 10, 2014, 14:32 ET

Texas Children's Heart Transplant Program celebrates 30th anniversary

Last month, Texas Children's Hospital celebrated the 30th anniversary of Texas Children's Heart Transplant Program. Since its inception in 1984,...

Dec 04, 2014, 13:03 ET

Texas Children's Hospital announces plans for new, state-of-the-art special isolation unit

Today, as part of the hospital's long-term vision to care for children with the most serious and complex medical conditions, Texas Children's...

Nov 21, 2014, 07:00 ET

Texas Children's Hospital Welcomes Two New Ophthalmologists

Texas Children's Hospital is excited to announce the addition of two new ophthalmologists to its surgical team: Drs. Honey H. Herce and Veeral S....

Nov 20, 2014, 09:00 ET

Texas Children's Hospital demonstrates that school nurse educational program significantly improves safety for food allergic children

 Every six minutes a food allergy anaphylaxis sends someone to the emergency room and for the one in every 13 American children who have a food...

Nov 13, 2014, 13:24 ET

Texas Children's Heart Center physicians to present at American Heart Association national meeting

Cardiologists from Texas Children's Heart Center and Baylor College of Medicine will serve as presenters and moderators during the annual American...

Oct 30, 2014, 08:00 ET

Texas Children's Hospital part of first worldwide clinical trial for Epidiolex® in children with Dravet syndrome

 Texas Children's Hospital is a site for the first worldwide clinical trial testing the safety and efficacy of Epidiolex® in children and...

Oct 15, 2014, 14:02 ET

Texas Children's Hospital surgeons presented at American Academy of Pediatrics national meeting

Numerous physicians and researchers from the Department of Surgery at Texas Children's Hospital in Houston were in San Diego to present at the...

Oct 01, 2014, 08:00 ET

Texas Children's Hospital and Baylor College of Medicine receives grant to help determine best care practices for children with spina bifida

A federal grant from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) will aid Texas Children's Hospital and Baylor College of Medicine in...

Sep 04, 2014, 17:13 ET

Texas Children's Hospital Fetal Center performs first successful fetoscopic repair to treat spina bifida in the United States

Physicians at Texas Children's Fetal Center and Baylor College of Medicine proudly announce the completion of the first two-port fetoscopic...

Aug 28, 2014, 10:00 ET

Texas Children's Hospital launches immunotherapy study

 For children with food allergies, a trace amount of a substance can trigger deadly anaphylaxis within minutes of ingestion – the fear of...

Aug 15, 2014, 07:00 ET

Texas Children's Hospital welcomes new chief of otolaryngology

Texas Children's Hospital is excited to announce Dr. Ellis M. Arjmand as the new chief of otolaryngology. Arjmand, whose appointment is effective...

Aug 04, 2014, 11:23 ET

Texas Children's Hospital simulation training program allows parents to practice emergency, life-saving care before babies come home

 A new, first-of-its-kind program in Texas provided by the Simulation Center at Texas Children's Hospital will help reassure and prepare...

Jul 30, 2014, 08:00 ET

Texas Children's diabetes and endocrinology team expands with two new members

Texas Children's Hospital is excited to announce the addition of two new physicians, Dr. Kristen Hendrix and Dr. Sarah Lyons, to the pediatric...

Jul 28, 2014, 08:00 ET

Texas Children's Hospital announces new plastic surgeon

Texas Children's Hospital is excited to announce the addition of Dr. Mitchel Seruya to the department of surgery. Seruya will also serve as an...

Jul 25, 2014, 08:00 ET

Surgeons from Texas Children's Hospital to present at National Surgery Quality Improvement Program meeting

Physicians and researchers from the Department of Surgery at Texas Children's Hospital in Houston will present studies during the annual American...

Jul 23, 2014, 18:03 ET

Texas Children's Hospital lead sponsor of Donate Life Transplant Games of America

More than 3,500 organ transplant recipients, living donors and their families gathered together in Houston for the annual Olympic-style,...

Jul 11, 2014, 10:00 ET
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Texas Children's Hospital announces the first use of extracorporeal liver support therapy in Texas

Texas Children's Hospital is excited to announce the first use of an extracorporeal liver support therapy in Texas for children with acute liver...