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Dell Children’s expands NICU

Dell Children’s expands NICU

Dell Children’s Medical Center, a beacon of hope for families facing neonatal challenges, recently celebrated the grand opening of its expanded Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU).

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Endowed Chair in Pediatric Epilepsy at Dell Children’s

Endowed Chair in Pediatric Epilepsy at Dell Children’s

We are thrilled to share that a philanthropic gift has been made that will elevate care at Dell Children’s for generations to come. The Kozmetsky Family Foundation has established the Kozmetsky Family Foundation Endowed Chair in Pediatric Epilepsy at Dell Children’s to honor the innovative care and leadership of Dr. Dave Clarke.

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Jackson’s Journey

Jackson’s Journey

It was on August 16, 2021 that the Limburg’s lives were turned upside down with x-ray results showing a growth on Jackson’s left femur. On September 28th, the Limburg’s received the call from Dr. Neff at the Dell Children’s Blood and Cancer Center that it was Burkitt Lymphoma

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Caring for Mothers HERE

Caring for Mothers HERE

In 2018, after struggling with infertility for nearly a decade, Laura and Blain Martin celebrated the birth of their son Henry following a complicated delivery and emergency c-section. After a short stay in the NICU, baby Henry was home with his family.

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Little Baby That Could

Little Baby That Could

We’re excited to share that after four months of growing bigger and stronger at our hospital, Baby Le’Lani is now home with her loving family.

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A new President for Dell Children’s

A new President for Dell Children’s

Ascension Texas is excited to announce the appointment of Michael Wiggins DBA, FACHE, as the new President of Dell Children’s, which now includes Dell Children’s Medical Center as well as Dell Children’s Medical Center North.

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A 50/50 Chance

A 50/50 Chance

Baby Le’Lani was diagnosed with a rare congenital heart defect while in utero. Upon entering this world, she would need life-saving surgery to ensure the arteries around her heart were pumping blood properly.

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A Miracle Baby

A Miracle Baby

At Dell Children’s Medical Center gene therapy is saving babies’ lives. The ground-breaking treatment means children with Spinal Muscular Atrophy or SMA will live past the age of two. For one Austin family the gene therapy is the science of miracles.

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