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Scientists Identify Gene Predisposing to Artery-Damaging Disease

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A genetic discovery by a team led by Dianna Milewicz, M.D., Ph.D., of The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) could help explain a cause of a mysterious artery-damaging disease that may affect up to an estimated 5 million...
9-Dec-2016 5:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

UTHealth Experts Take Part in U.S. Surgeon General’s First Youth E-Cigarette Report

Researchers from the Michael & Susan Dell Center for Healthy Living at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) School of Public Health were the senior scientific editors for the first-ever U.S. Surgeon General’s Report...
8-Dec-2016 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Two UTHealth Researchers Elected to Prestigious Scientific Association

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In recognition of their efforts to develop new treatments for fungal infections and stress-related chronic illnesses, respectively, Michael Lorenz, Ph.D., and Xiaodong Cheng, Ph.D., of The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston...
7-Dec-2016 2:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

UTHealth Launches Nutrition Education Program with $1 Million Gift

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Laura Moore, M.Ed., R.D., L.D., and her husband Don Sanders have donated $1 million to support a first-of-its-kind nutrition education program at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth). UTHealth fully matched the gift...
6-Dec-2016 3:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

UTHealth's Carlos Moreno Honored by Spring Branch Community Health Center

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Carlos Moreno, M.D., chairman of the Department of Family and Community Medicine at McGovern Medical School at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth), has been recognized for his contributions to community health by...
29-Nov-2016 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

UTHealth, Purdue Pharma Enter Long-Term Research & Education Alliance

UTHealth and Purdue Pharma L.P. have entered into a specialized alliance to bring academic researchers and drug developers closer together with the common goals of accelerating the development of new drug therapies for patients while advancing the...
16-Nov-2016 1:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

UT Physicians Sickle Cell Center Expands Resources for Patients

For people living with sickle cell disease, chronic pain becomes an all too familiar part of everyday life. The UT Physicians Comprehensive Sickle Cell Center is working to help change that.
14-Nov-2016 3:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

UTHealth Research: Stem Cell Therapy Appears to Have TBI Treatment Effect

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Results of a cellular therapy clinical trial for traumatic brain injury (TBI) using a patient’s own stem cells showed that the therapy appears to dampen the body’s neuroinflammatory response to trauma and preserve brain tissue, according to...
3-Nov-2016 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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