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Exome Sequencing Becoming A Powerful New Diagnostic Tool For Genetic Disorders

Chuck Bednar for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Scientists at the Baylor College of Medicine Medical Genetics Laboratories and the UCLA Clinical Genomics Center are at the forefront of a new technique that could be a powerful tool for...

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2014-10-17 12:27:01

HOUSTON, Oct. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Dr. Korsh Jafarnia, hand and upper extremity specialist with Houston Methodist Orthopedics & Sports Medicine, shared the latest advances in hand and upper extremity care for "Active Families on the Go" in a free community seminar held in September at Houston Methodist Willowbrook Hospital. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20141017/152768 Dr. Jafarnia spoke to a crowded room about some of the common hand, wrist and elbow...

2014-10-13 12:27:09

Physicians will provide additional trauma, otolaryngology and plastic surgery support to the community HOUSTON, Oct. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Texas Children's Hospital West Campus is excited to announce the addition of five new members to its surgical team: otolaryngologist Dr. Karina Toa Cañadas, minimally invasive pediatric general surgeon Dr. Charles William Hartin Jr., orthopedic hand surgeon Dr. Thomas Hunt III, hand and microvascular surgeon Dr. Mitchel Seruya and...

2014-10-01 08:31:19

HOUSTON, Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- 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 developing national standards in spina bifida care to be used at a population level. The $400,000 five-year grant was awarded through the National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities and Division of Human Development and Disability. Texas Children's and Baylor are the...

2014-09-04 16:28:09

HOUSTON, Sept. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Physicians at Texas Children's Fetal Center and Baylor College of Medicine proudly announce the completion of the first two-port fetoscopic procedure to repair spina bifida in-utero. It is believed that this is the first time this type of fetoscopic procedure has been performed in the United States. The fetoscopic approach was developed by Dr. Michael Belfort, obstetrician and gynecologist-in-chief at Texas Children's Hospital and Dr. William...

2014-08-28 12:29:18

Food desensitization trial could mean new hope for children with peanut allergies HOUSTON, Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- For children with food allergies, a trace amount of a substance can trigger deadly anaphylaxis within minutes of ingestion - the fear of which can be life altering for many families. To give hope to these patients and their families, researchers at Texas Children's Hospital and Baylor College of Medicine are embarking on a landmark peanut immunotherapy...

2014-08-21 23:01:40

PHA On the Road is a free full-day regional education forum that delivers much needed PH education and support to patients and families in areas close to home. Silver Spring, Md. (PRWEB) August 21, 2014 Pulmonary Hypertension Association goes on the road to Houston with an Education Forum for PH patients and families to help fight rare lung disease. Who:    The Pulmonary Hypertension Association – the country’s leading pulmonary hypertension association that works...

2014-08-15 16:20:29

HOUSTON, Aug. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Baylor College of Medicine - eCORP Stimulation Technologies, LLC (ecorpStim) is pleased to announce the addition of the Baylor College of Medicine, Houston Texas, (www.bcm.edu) to ecorpStim's clean shale stimulation research and development consortium. Physicians and scientists at Baylor College of Medicine will assist the research team -- which includes scientists at neighboring Rice University, Houston, Texas, the Energy Safety Research...

2014-08-15 08:24:17

HOUSTON, Aug. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Texas Children's Hospital is excited to announce Dr. Ellis M. Arjmand as the new chief of otolaryngology. Arjmand, whose appointment is effective today, has also been appointed the Bobby Alford Endowed Chair in pediatric otolaryngology, and the director of practice standards and faculty development for the department of surgery at Texas Children's. Arjmand will also be professor of otolaryngology and pediatrics at Baylor College of...

2014-08-14 23:04:09

Healthconnect Heralds Impact on Future Medical Practice Houston, TX (PRWEB) August 14, 2014 Healthconnect announced today that Baylor College of Medicine has joined the regional health information exchange (HIE). Baylor’s entry is an important step in the integration of health information technologies that enable clinical faculty within an academic setting to enhance transitions of care by easily communicating with both referring physicians and patients. Baylor, which utilizes the Epic...

2014-07-28 08:28:57

HOUSTON, July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- 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 assistant professor of plastic surgery at Baylor College of Medicine and specializes in hand and microvascular surgery. His unique expertise will allow him to play an integral role in growing the department. "Dr. Seruya will be a great asset to our team as he expresses his enthusiasm to expand...


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