The Blue Bird Circle Press Room

Established in 1923, The Blue Bird Circle is a women’s volunteer service organization celebrating 89 years of service to the Houston community. The primary focus of The Blue Bird Circle is to support the treatment of children with neurological disorders and the research into the causes and cures of those disorders.
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Past Press Releases from The Blue Bird Circle

January 2013

Less tau reduces seizures and sudden death in severe epilepsy

October 2012

The Blue Bird Circle and Mark A. Wallace in The Wall Street Journal

September 2012

The Blue Bird Circle Honors Mark A. Wallace, Texas Children’s Hopsital President & CEO

July 2011

Blue Bird Circle Clinic Participates in Ground-Breaking Epilepsy Treatment

November 2010

The Blue Bird Circle Pledges $1 Million to Establish Clinical Research Center at Texas Children’s Hospital

September 2010

The Blue Bird Circle to Honor Dr. Gary D. Clark

September 2009

Doctors Honored at 2009 Blue Bird Circle Gala, The Night Nest

October 2008

Jan & Dan Duncan Honored at 2008 Blue Bird Circle Gala, Casino Royale

Related Press Releases and Publications

July 2013

Dr. Noebels wins DeBakey Excellence in Research Award for advances in epilepsy research in Blue Bird Neurogenetics Laboratory
The Wall Street Journal picked up this press release from Texas Children’s Hospital about The Epilepsy Center within The Blue Bird Circle Clinic for Pediatric Neurology.

Texas Children’s Epilepsy Center Recognized as a Level 4 Epilepsy Center by the National Association of Epilepsy Centers (NAEC)

January 2012

Randomized Phase III evaluation of the efficacy and safety of a novel glycopyrrolate oral solution for the management of chronic severe drooling in children with cerebral palsy or other neurologic conditions (Robert S. Zeller, M.D., Director of The Blue Bird Circle Clinic for Pediatric Neurology)

December 2011

Brain and heart link may explain sudden death in Rett(Dr. Jeffrey Neul, assistant medical director of the Blue Bird Circle Rett Clinic)

October 2010

NIH grant awarded to BCM to study sudden death in epilepsy

Houston’s Fox 26 Features BBCC Social Worker Diane Murrell and Her Crusade Against Bullying the Disabled