New Frontiers for Neurosciences Research


Jane and John Justin Neurosciences Center at Cook Children’s recently finalized a research relationship with the Department of Bioengineering at The University of Texas at Arlington. Funded by the Dodson Neuro Research Endowment, the Cook Children’s Neurosciences Research Center will add postdoctoral research fellows, Ph.D. students and interns to a growing team dedicated to neuroscience … Continue reading New Frontiers for Neurosciences Research

Avoiding the Strikeout: SportsHELP is on the Way


In pediatrics, we often say, “Children are not small adults.” This adage holds even more truth when we talk about how their bodies move with sports and activity. The growth and development of a child’s body poses unique challenges to avoid injury, gain strength and improve performance. Through the use of advanced video and motion … Continue reading Avoiding the Strikeout: SportsHELP is on the Way

Celebrating 10 Years of Deep Brain Stimulation


In September 2017, we celebrated 10 years since the introduction of deep brain stimulation (DBS) as a treatment for patients at Cook Children’s. DBS received a humanitarian device approval from the FDA in 2003 for treatment of dystonia in patients as young as 7 years of age and Director of the Movement Disorders program, Warren … Continue reading Celebrating 10 Years of Deep Brain Stimulation