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UT Grad Student Veronica Garcia Awarded Microbiology Fellowship

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Veronica Garcia, a student at The University of Texas Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences at Houston, has been awarded a Robert D. Watkins Graduate Research Fellowship from the American Society for Microbiology.
20-Nov-2014 5:00 PM EST

UTHealth Researchers to Study Probiotic’s Effect on Deadly Pre-Term Infant Condition

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Researchers at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) have received a $1.6 million grant for a preclinical study investigating whether a probiotic might be helpful in preventing a life-threatening condition in pre-term...
18-Nov-2014 4:00 PM EST

UTHealth Smoking Study: Financial Incentives Double Quit Rates

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Offering small financial incentives doubles smoking cessation rates among socioeconomically disadvantaged smokers, according to research from The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth).
13-Nov-2014 3:00 PM EST

Bruce Kone, M.D., Heads Grant Review Section for NIH

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Bruce Kone, M.D., professor in the Division of Renal Diseases and Hypertension at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth), has been named chairman of a Scientific Review Group (SRG) that evaluates training grant and...
11-Nov-2014 12:00 PM EST

Bar Attendance Supports Heavy Drinking by Young Adults Along US-Mexico Border

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New research from The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) School of Public Health, released Tuesday in Alcoholism: Clinical & Experimental Research, shows that higher levels of drinking among United States-Mexico border...
29-Oct-2014 3:00 PM EDT

UTHealth Research Shows Mushroom Extract, AHCC, Helpful in Treating HPV

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A Japanese mushroom extract appears to be effective for the eradication of human papillomavirus (HPV), according to a pilot clinical trial at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) Medical School.
27-Oct-2014 3:00 PM EDT

Team Ritter Returns to Race in TSC New York City Marathon

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Friends and family members of people with thoracic aortic disease and fans of the late legendary comedic actor John Ritter will come together as Team Ritter to raise funds for the John Ritter Foundation for Aortic Health (JRF) at the 2014 TCS New...
27-Oct-2014 2:00 PM EDT

Stanley G. Schultz, Whose Rehydration Research Helped Save Millions, Has Died

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Stanley G. Schultz, M.D., a world-renowned investigator, educator and administrator at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) Medical School, died Thursday, Oct. 23. He was 82 years old.
24-Oct-2014 6:00 PM EDT

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