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Impact Pediatric Health opens 2017 apps; announces Dr. Daniel Kraft of Singularity University, Exponential Medicine as co-emcee of 3rd SXSW startup pitch competition
AUSTIN, Texas – Nov. 30, 2016 – Eight leading pediatric health care institutions hosting the annual Impact Pediatric Health pitch competition today announced that applications are now open for interested companies.
Dr. Larry H. Hollier Jr. honored as Press Ganey Physician of the Year
HOUSTON – (Nov. 3, 2016) – Improving the experience for every patient and family who comes to Texas Children’s Hospital for surgery is a top priority for Dr. Larry H. Hollier Jr., associate surgeon-in-chief for clinical affairs and chief of plastic surgery at Texas Children's.
The John M. O’Quinn Foundation supports Texas Children’s Hospital expansion efforts with $5 million gift
HOUSTON – (Oct. 20, 2016) – Texas Children’s Hospital is excited to announce a $5 million commitment from The John M. O’Quinn Foundation to the hospital’s Promise Campaign.
Study reveals potential new strategy to prevent Alzheimer’s disease
HOUSTON – Oct. 6, 2016 – Taking a pill that prevents the accumulation of toxic molecules in the brain might someday help prevent or delay Alzheimer’s disease, according to scientists at Baylor College of Medicine, Texas Children’s Hospital and Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine.
Small brain region plays a major role in the control of appetite; possible link to nicotine
HOUSTON – (Oct. 3, 2016) – A small group of brain cells moderates whether an individual is hungry or full. In mouse studies, when these cells are impaired, the animal eats constantly and becomes obese.
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