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2011-11-30 09:19:00

HOUSTON, Nov. 30, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In anticipation of World AIDS Day on December 1st and based on Hillary Clinton's call for an "AIDS-free generation," Texas Children's Hospital is reflecting on the landmark successes in treating children and families with HIV/AIDS worldwide of the Baylor College of Medicine International Pediatric AIDS Initiative (BIPAI), a program of the Texas Children's global health initiatives. Under the direction of Mark W. Kline, M.D.,...

2011-10-14 13:59:00

PHILADELPHIA, Oct 14, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia announced the sale of $270 million fixed-rate bonds to raise money for future growth of the CHOP Care Network. The bond sale will provide $100 million for development of a state-of-the-art ambulatory care center, the largest construction project in the hospital's 156-year history. The hospital's full expansion, a $2 billion investment through 2017, represents one of the biggest hospital projects...

2011-07-29 08:00:00

Physicians to bring high-quality care and training to medically underserved populations HOUSTON, July 29, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, the first class of Texas Children's Global Health Corps will depart Houston for assignment in Africa. This talented team of pediatricians and family doctors will provide medical care and treatment to thousands of children and families affected by serious or life-threatening medical conditions, including sickle cell disease, malaria, tuberculosis,...

2011-07-12 13:31:00

-The 20-year affiliation aims to enhance access for families in Central Texas and across the state to leading edge pediatric care close to home -Joint focus on shared programs will yield more specialized pediatric services in regions with diverse and growing needs throughout the state of Texas -Partnership will enhance current programs in academic medical research, health professional education, clinical training, and health outreach with a focus on improved outcomes and care for a...

2011-06-15 08:02:00

HOUSTON, June 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Dr. Huda Y. Zoghbi, director of the Jan and Dan Duncan Neurological Research Institute (NRI) at Texas Children's Hospital and Baylor College of Medicine (BCM), has been awarded the 2011 Neuroscience Prize of The Peter and Patricia Gruber Foundation for her pioneering work in unlocking the genetic and molecular mysteries behind a number of devastating neurological disorders, including Rett syndrome, spinocerebellar ataxia type 1, and brain tumors...

2011-04-12 15:09:10

Baylor College of Medicine, the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston and the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston, along with the other five medical schools in Texas, will host the Association of American Medical College's Regional Conference of the Southern Group on Educational Affairs from April 14-16 at Hotel ZaZa in Houston. The southern region consists of more than 40 medical schools, the largest number of medical schools in any region. With the theme of the...

2011-03-22 15:58:41

Chevron Africa Latin America Exploration and Production Company has signed a Cooperation Protocol with the Baylor College of Medicine International Pediatrics AIDS Initiative (BIPAI) at Texas Children's Hospital and the Republic of Angola today in Luanda, Angola to establish the West African nation's first comprehensive Sickle Cell Disease program. Chevron is supporting the Angola Sickle Cell Initiative with $4 million over 4 years. BIPAI, a joint program of Baylor College of Medicine and...

2011-03-07 17:01:00

New pediatric emergency center, hospital services and outpatient clinic to serve one of nation's fastest-growing pediatric populations HOUSTON, March 7, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Texas Children's Hospital today announced the opening of West Campus, its first suburban hospital, located at I-10 and Barker Cypress in Houston, Texas. Designed, equipped and staffed exclusively for children, the 515,000 square-foot Texas Children's Hospital West Campus offers both inpatient and...

2011-02-17 00:00:46

Hammes Company selected as development partner for the 106-bed, 224,414 square foot facility in Northwest Houston, its fifth major project for the system in the past 11 years Houstan, TX (Vocus/PRWEB) February 16, 2011 Northwest Houston residents now have easier access to quality medical care thanks to the recent opening of St. Luke's Hospital at The Vintage. The 106-bed, four-story, 224,414 square foot facility is the fifth major collaboration since 2000 for St. Luke's Episcopal Health...

2011-02-03 00:00:40

Hammes Company has been selected as part of a team that will lead initial efforts to realize a long-term vision to develop a "Ëœworld class,' 140-acre biomedical campus. El Paso, TX (Vocus/PRWEB) February 02, 2011 When local officials discuss plans to develop a "world class" biomedical campus, they envision a healthcare destination that will become their region's version of the famed Texas Medical Center in Houston "“ as well as a technology park that could someday rival...