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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...

2011-01-18 07:00:00

DALLAS, Jan. 18, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Freddy Jones, president, All Saints Health Foundation, has announced that he will retire from his post in March 2011. Freddy's extraordinary career spans 19 years and a variety of leadership positions within All Saints Episcopal Hospital including vice president, human resources and chief operating officer. In 1999, Freddy was named president, All Saints Health Foundation. Under his leadership, the All Saints Foundation staff achieved...

2011-01-05 08:00:00

HOUSTON, Jan. 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) has begun enrollment for the first Phase I safety study approved by the Food and Drug Administration to investigate the use of a child's own umbilical cord blood stem cells for traumatic brain injury in children. The study is being performed in conjunction with Children's Memorial Hermann Hospital, UTHealth's primary children's teaching hospital. To view the multimedia assets...

2010-11-29 04:30:00

DALLAS, Nov. 29, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Baylor Health Care System Foundation announces that Annette C. and Harold C. Simmons have pledged $20 million to benefit transplantation initiatives within Baylor Health Care System. In recognition of this transformational gift, Baylor will rename the institute the Annette C. and Harold C. Simmons Transplant Institute. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20101129/DA07628) "Because of our personal experience with transplantation, we knew we...

2010-11-05 15:19:00

ROCKVILLE, Md., Nov. 5, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Department of Health and Human Services today presented awards to 307 hospitals, 28 organ procurement organizations (OPOs), 157 transplant programs, and 11 individuals for their success in increasing the number of organs available for transplantation. All were recognized at the Sixth National Learning Congress for the Donation and Transplantation Community of Practice held in Grapevine, Texas. Hospital representatives received...

2010-10-25 07:30:00

SECAUCUS, N.J., Oct. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Panasonic Corporation of North America has completed an investment in CardioNexus Corporation, a portfolio company of Houston's Fairway Medical Technologies which works closely with the Texas Medical Center. The move is part of Panasonic's plans to establish itself as a global leader in Personalized Preventive Medicine. The investment follows on an earlier Panasonic initiative to establish a presence in the world's largest medical complex, the Texas...

2010-10-08 13:14:00

HOUSTON, Oct. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Employees of United Recovery Systems, LP, a leading account receivables management company, made a charitable contribution to Texas Children's Hospital, one of the top 10 pediatric hospitals in the country. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20101008/DA79233) (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20101008/DA79233) The money was raised during the company's annual employee appreciation day but doing so required the cooperation of both...

2010-09-07 11:32:00

HOUSTON, Sept. 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Institutes of Health (www.nih.gov) today announced expanded funding of the Baylor College of Medicine Human Microbiome Project clinical program initiated last year at Texas Children Hospital (www.texaschildrens.org). The program will receive $3.4 million over three years to broaden the current study of pediatric abdominal pain and irritable bowel syndrome. A key question will be how human microbes affect pain signaling in the...

2010-07-28 08:19:00

HOUSTON, July 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Neurological research at Baylor College of Medicine (BCM) and Texas Children's Hospital is getting a big boost in the form of a $14.85 million grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to complete two floors of the Jan and Dan Duncan Neurological Research Institute (NRI) at Texas Children's Hospital. "More than 300 million children suffer from a neurological deficit, but the percentage of funding for neurological research is small...

2010-07-08 14:33:00

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., July 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Healthcare Trust of America, Inc. ("HTA"), a self-managed, non-traded real estate investment trust, announced the acquisition of an approximately 84% interest in the partnership that owns a medical office building located in Houston, Texas for approximately $38,100,000. 7900 Fannin (the "Property") is a 100% leased Class-A medical office building in Houston, Texas. The Property is adjacent to The Woman's Hospital of Texas, an HCA-affiliated...


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