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Connecticut Children’s Vice President, General Counsel Named Award Winner and Member of Top 50 Corporate Counsel List January 20, 2020

Connecticut Children’s Vice President, General Counsel, Moses Vargas has been named an OnCon Icon award winner and member of the Top 50 Corporate Counsel list.Vargas, who was recently highlighted in the global law magazine, VANGUARD, was honored with this distinction at the OnCon Icon Awards Gala on Friday, January 17th at the OnCon 2020 Conference in Orlando, Florida.

Connecticut Children’s Program Attains State Grant To Further Bicycle and Pedestrian Safety Efforts December 9, 2019

Each year, about 1,500 pedestrians and 550 bicyclists are hit by cars on Connecticut roadways, leading to serious injuries and fatalities. Watch for Me CT, which is part of Connecticut Children’s Injury Prevention Center, will continue its efforts to reduce those numbers under a new grant from the Connecticut Department of Transportation (DOT).

Mighty Mice Head to Space on Important Health Mission December 5, 2019

Today researchers from The Jackson Laboratory for Genomic Medicine (JAX-GM), UConn Health, and Connecticut Children’s sent genetically-engineered “Mighty Mice” to the International Space Station to learn about the effect of microgravity on muscle and bone loss.

Connecticut Children’s Hosts Impromptu Wedding for 26-Year-Old Cancer Patient and Fiancée November 26, 2019

With a long treatment plan ahead of him, and recovery not guaranteed, Jonathan Sales doesn’t want to wait to be married to his fiancée and girlfriend of seven years, Alyssa Griffin. Connecticut Children’s team members have rallied to pull off the hospital’s first wedding, attended by 75 guests.

Avoid Holiday Toy Traps November 26, 2019

With the busiest toy-buying season of the year upon us, it is important to remind parents, grandparents and other caregivers that even though countless toys are recalled each year, we cannot assume all toys sold on store shelves are safe for children.

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