In the News

Technologies connected to TMC institutions advance through awards and grants (TMC News - 09/28/2018)
Two companies affiliated with Texas Medical Center member institutions recently experienced advancements for their medical device products.

"It was pure joy": Baby girl born after undergoing experimental surgery in the womb (CBS Evening News - 09/20/2018)
Geoff and Rachel Finn were ecstatic to learn they were expecting a new baby when they got the news no parent ever wants to hear. Their daughter had rare congenital heart defects that meant she would unlikely survive after birth.

Groundbreaking genetic mutation study underway in Texas Medical Center (ABC 13 KTRK - 09/03/2018)
Tango2 Mutation is a syndrome that genetic researchers identified for the first time in 2016 in the Texas Medical Center. For the first time a major study is underway here at Texas Children's Hospital and the Baylor College of Medicine to better understand the disease, how to treat it, and maybe how to cure it.

Unborn Jacksonville baby with heart defects gets chance at life after ‘historic’ procedure (The Florida Times-Union - 08/18/2018)
Ivy Finn was not even born yet but had already made history.

Texas Children’s Hospital ranked top US hospital for pediatric cardiology, heart surgery (Cardiology Today - 06/26/2018)
Texas Children’s Hospital has been named the No. 1 hospital in the country for pediatric cardiology and heart surgery by the U.S. News & World Report 2018-2019 Best Children’s Hospitals rankings.

IT'S FOR THE KIDS: Donations from Kimmel-Cruz 'Blobfish Classic' will go to children's charities in Houston (ABC 13 KTRK - 06/17/2018)
Donations from Ted Cruz and Jimmy Kimmel's 'Blobfish Classic' will go to children's charities in Houston.

When a Batted Baseball Can Mean Sudden Death for Young Ballplayers (U.S. News & World Report - 06/07/2018)
For young athletes, taking a baseball or hockey puck to the chest can be deadly. The odds of a young athlete being affected by commotio cordis are relatively low, but the stakes are high.

Gaming Tech and 3-D are Changing the OR (TMC Pulse - 05/02/2018)
State-of-the-art technology can streamline surgical procedures.

What Do You Know About Your Heart? (ACHA - 03/29/2018)
Our approach at Texas Children’s Hospital is a formal transition program, which over the last couple years has seen tremendous growth. And, since the program’s inception, I have started to see a lot less shoulder shrugs when I ask the question, “What do you know about your heart?”

Texas Children's heart patients receive red hats for Valentine's Day, Heart Month (NBC 2 KPRC - 02/14/2018)
Texas Children’s Heart Center cardiologists, along with volunteers and friends, knitted nearly 50 red hats for heart patients at Texas Children’s Hospital in honor of Heart Month and Valentine's Day.

Tiny Valves for Tiny Bodies (TMC Pulse - 02/07/2018)
PolyVascular aims to manufacture valves for children who need heart valve replacement featuring Dr. Justino.

Texas Children's Adult Congenital Heart Disease Program earns national accreditation (TMC News - 9/25/17)
Texas Children’s Hospital is proud to announce its Adult Congenital Heart Disease Program recently earned Comprehensive Care Center accreditation from the Adult Congenital Heart Association (ACHA).