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2012-07-26 02:29:34

HOUSTON, July 26, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- While athletes from all over the world will be gathering in London for the 2012 Summer Olympics, hundreds of other athletes whose lives were saved by organ transplantation will gather to compete for the gold at the Transplant Games of America in Grand Rapids, Michigan. The Renal Service and the Heart Center from Texas Children's Hospital in Houston will send three kidney transplant recipients and two heart transplant recipients to...

2012-07-24 06:26:25

Texas Children's Newborn Center features nation's largest Level-3 NICU HOUSTON, July 24, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Texas Children's Hospital has been recognized as a national leader in neonatology among pediatric hospitals in U.S.News & World Report's 2012-13 edition of Best Children's Hospitals. By continuing to improve outcomes, substantially improving survival rates and keeping a strong focus on research and preventing complications associated with prematurity, Texas...

2012-07-20 02:22:18

Research Award and Celebrated Speakers Affirm Role of BIPAI at Texas Children's Hospital as Top Pediatric Global Health Resource HOUSTON, July 20, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The world's largest pediatric caregiver for AIDS, the Baylor College of Medicine International Pediatric AIDS Initiative (BIPAI) at Texas Children's Hospital, will be well-represented at the International AIDS Conference July 22-27 in Washington, DC. Professor Gabriel Anabwani will be awarded the...

2012-07-19 14:21:31

HOUSTON, July 19, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Exactly one year after launching the Angolan Sickle Cell Initiative, Texas Children's Center for Global Health is proud to announce that more than 16,000 babies have been screened for this once-overlooked killer of children in Africa. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120719/DC43489) Encouraged by the First Lady of Angola, and aided by the vision and support of Mr. Ali Moshiri, president, Chevron Africa and Latin America...

2012-07-10 02:31:40

NEW YORK, July 10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Montblanc announced today the new Texas Children's Hospital "Wish Lantern" application on the official Montblanc Facebook. The "Wish Lantern" application acts as a microsite within Montblanc's Facebook page. In several simple clicks, fans can purchase the bracelet, showcase their support with "share" features and create personal messages with the "Wish Lantern" feature. The "Wish Lantern" messages can then be sent to friends via email or...

2012-06-26 02:28:03

HOUSTON, June 26, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Texas Children's Cancer Center announced today the opening of the Fayez Sarofim Lymphoma Center, the first and only center in the world dedicated specifically to the research, care and treatment of children with lymphoma. This innovative research center was made possible by a generous gift of $10 million to Texas Children's Hospital. For more information about pediatric lymphomas please visit www.txch.org. Cancer remains the leading cause of...

2012-06-26 02:27:43

TUCSON, Ariz., June 26, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- SynCardia Systems, Inc. (www.syncardia.com), manufacturer of the world's first and only FDA, Health Canada and CE (Europe) approved Total Artificial Heart, announced today that U.S. News & World Report has named three pediatric centers that offer the SynCardia temporary Total Artificial Heart among the nation's Top 10 "Best Children's Hospitals" for Cardiology and Heart Surgery in its annual list. The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP)...

2012-06-20 10:22:51

HOUSTON, June 20, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Texas Children's Hospital and Baylor College of Medicine's (BCM) Department of Pediatrics announced the availability of a three-year American College of Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) accredited fellowship program in child abuse pediatrics. The fellowship is designed to extensively train pediatricians to become academic leaders in all areas of child abuse and neglect including physical abuse, sexual abuse, neglect and medical child abuse....

2012-06-18 10:24:13

HOUSTON, June 18, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Baylor College of Medicine and Texas Children's Hospital doctors are taking part in the upcoming 2012 World Rett Syndrome Congress in New Orleans. Dr. Huda Zoghbi, professor of neuroscience, pediatrics, molecular and human genetics, and neurology at Baylor College of Medicine and director of the Jan and Dan Duncan Neurological Research Institute (NRI) at Texas Children's Hospital, will co-chair the Family Education Conference and the Science...

2012-06-07 02:28:41

HOUSTON, June 7, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Jan and Dan Duncan Neurological Research Institute at Texas Children's Hospital (NRI), one of the world's first basic research institutes dedicated to childhood neurological diseases, recently joined with Genentech, Inc. and the journal Science Translational Medicine, to stage an international symposium on disorders of synaptic dysfunction - a growing class of neurological disorders including autism. Leaders from around the world in...