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Latest Texas Children's Hospital Stories

2013-07-09 08:28:16

HOUSTON, July 9, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Dr. Huda Zoghbi, professor of molecular and human genetics, neuroscience, pediatrics and neurology at Baylor College of Medicine, and director of the Jan and Dan Duncan Neurological Research Institute at Texas Children's Hospital, is slated to receive the highest scientific award given by the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine -- the 2013 Dickson Prize in Medicine - at its annual celebration of science and research, Science2013...

2013-07-01 12:28:41

HOUSTON, July 1, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Epilepsy Center at Texas Children's Hospital has again been recognized by the National Association of Epilepsy Centers (NAEC) as a Level 4 epilepsy center. This designation recognizes the center's ability to care for the most complex epilepsy cases, offering professional expertise and facilities that deliver the highest level of medical and surgical evaluation and treatment for patients. "This distinction reflects Texas...

2013-07-01 08:27:08

All five Colloquium Charter Pediatric Hospitals ranked in top 50 for Cardiology and Heart Surgery COLUMBUS, Ohio, July 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Healthcare Accreditation Colloquium announced today that five out of five Colloquium charter pediatric hospitals were ranked in the top 50 for cardiology and heart surgery in the U.S. News ratings of 179 pediatric hospitals. Three Colloquium charter pediatric hospitals ranked in the top five slots: Ranked 2(nd) - The Children's...

2013-06-14 12:26:03

First of its kind clinic in Texas will treat children who are most susceptible to kidney stones HOUSTON, June 14, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Texas Children's Hospital announced a new, first of its kind in Texas, pediatric Stone Clinic which will provide comprehensive care for children and adolescents with kidney stones. The clinic will be comprised of a multidisciplinary team of specialists that will evaluate, diagnose and treat children who have previously had kidney stones, as...

2013-06-13 08:24:06

Two Additional Top Children's Hospitals Ready to Perform 1st SynCardia Total Artificial Heart Implant TUCSON, Ariz., June 13, 2013 /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 seven SynCardia Certified Centers among the nation's "Best Children's Hospitals" for cardiology and heart surgery in its...

2013-06-11 20:23:17

HOUSTON, June 11, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Texas Children's Hospital has again been named as a national leader among pediatric institutions by U.S.News & World Report in their Best Children's Hospitals 2013-14 survey. Ranked 4(th) among all children's hospitals nationally and one of only 10 hospitals to achieve the Honor Roll designation, Texas Children's is the only hospital in Texas - and the entire Southern region of the U.S. - awarded this distinction. For more information,...

2013-06-11 08:29:15

Philadelphia's CHOP tops Honor Roll WASHINGTON, June 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- U.S. News & World Report today released its seventh annual Best Children's Hospitals rankings. This year, 87 hospitals that excel in treating the most critically ill children were ranked in at least one of the 10 specialties U.S. News analyzes. The rankings highlight the top 50 U.S. hospitals in each of these pediatric specialties: cancer, cardiology & heart surgery, diabetes & endocrinology,...

2013-05-09 12:28:01

Generosity furthers mental health treatment and research initiatives at The Women's Place - Center for Reproductive Psychiatry HOUSTON, May 9, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today Texas Children's Hospital announced the establishment of the Maureen Hackett Endowed Chair for Reproductive Psychiatry with a $2 million gift from Houston philanthropists, Maureen and Jim Hackett. The endowed chair will benefit The Women's Place - Center for Reproductive Psychiatry at Texas Children's...

2013-05-08 16:26:40

HOUSTON, May 8, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Texas Children's Pediatrics Corinthian Pointe was recently awarded Patient Centered Medical Home Recognition from the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA). This prestigious and recognizable distinction celebrates patient care organizations which have demonstrated a strong commitment to improving quality care for their patients. Texas Children's Pediatrics Corinthian Pointe is the first and only patient care organization in Houston to...

2013-05-06 16:28:04

Physician-scientist at Texas Children's Fetal Center receives grant to fund necrotizing enterocolitis research HOUSTON, May 6, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Texas Children's Hospital announced a new fellowship for surgical innovation in honor of Houston native Dr. Denton A. Cooley, world-renowned surgeon who pioneered many techniques in pediatric and adult cardiovascular surgery and who was a recipient of the National Medal of Technology, the nation's highest honor for...