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2012-07-13 23:01:12

Design teams were busy in the Education and the Arts and the Education and Science Studios at WHR Architects as they completed final details in advance of recent ribbon cuttings at the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston´s School of Dentistry School and Sam Houston State University´s The Woodlands Center. Houston, Texas (PRWEB) July 13, 2012 Design teams were busy in the Education and the Arts and the Education and Science Studios at WHR Architects as they...

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...

2012-06-20 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...

2012-05-28 23:00:51

Becker's Hospital Review is proud to announce the publication of its list, "100 Leaders of Great Hospitals," which recognizes the top executive at each of the hospitals in Becker's "100 Great Hospitals" list. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) May 28, 2012 Becker's Hospital Review is proud to announce the publication of its list, "100 Leaders of Great Hospitals," which recognizes the top executive at each of the hospitals in Becker's "100 Great Hospitals" list. The 100 leaders of the great hospitals...

2012-05-24 23:01:43

First Texas hospital replaces hospital communication system with PerfectServe to improve coordination of care Knoxville, TN (PRWEB) May 23, 2012 PerfectServe announced today that San Jacinto Methodist Hospital (SJMH) in Baytown, Texas, has launched its intelligent clinical communications service to improve the coordination of care among nurses, physicians and hospital staff. “Unlike many new technology implementations, the ℠switch´ from our confusing and cumbersome older...

2012-04-24 12:47:04

The first McNair Symposium, featuring the work of McNair Medical Institute Scholars in the Texas Medical Center, will be held at Baylor College of Medicine Wednesday, April 25. The symposium will become an annual event and is in keeping with the Robert and Janice McNair Foundation's focus on collaboration and the sharing of research among those who have been named McNair Medical Institute Scholars. The five MMI Scholars at BCM will present research, as will a MMI Scholar at MD Anderson...

2012-04-12 10:22:55

HOUSTON, April 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Former Congressman Patrick Kennedy underscored the importance of advancing psychiatric research today during the grand opening celebration of The Menninger Clinic's new state-of-the-art psychiatric hospital located on 50 acres near the prestigious Texas Medical Center. One of the nation's leading psychiatric hospitals, Menninger built the new hospital to support and accelerate future advancements in mental health treatment, prevention and leading-edge...

2012-02-08 07:45:00

NEW YORK, Feb. 8, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Montblanc announced today a new and unique charitable partnership with Texas Children's Hospital. Montblanc and Texas Children's Cancer Center have joined together to support excellence in patient care, research and education to enhance the health and well being of our nation's children. To show personal commitment to this cause, Montblanc has created a collection of woven leather bracelets with portions of proceeds to be donated to Texas...