In the UTHealth Newsroom

UTHealth’s Weltge honored by the American College of Emergency Physicians

Arlo F. Weltge, M.D., M.P.H., clinical professor of emergency medicine at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) Medical School, has received the John A. Rupke Legacy Award for his lifelong commitment to the American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP).

 

Successful outcome prompts early end to sickle cell anemia clinical trial

Conclusive data show that hydroxyurea therapy offers safe and effective disease management of sickle cell anemia and reduces the risk of stroke, according to a multi-institutional study that included researchers from The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth).

 

UTHealth awarded $7.3 million for health information technology research

The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) School of Biomedical Informatics has been awarded grants totaling $7.3 million to enhance health care and biomedical discovery through the use of health information technology.

 

UTHealth researchers to study probiotic’s effect on deadly pre-term infant condition

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 infants called necrotizing enterocolitis (NEC). 

 

UTHealth researchers study use of probiotic for colic in breast-fed babies

Researchers at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) are investigating whether a probiotic might be helpful in reducing gut inflammation in breast-fed infants with colic. 

 

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In the Media

CDC: Many with HIV not in treatment

Houston Chronicle, 11/26/2014

Sheryl McCurdy, Ph.D., and Michael Wilkerson, Ph.D., M.P.H.,  spoke with Kyrie O'Connor of the Houston Chronicle regarding a new CDC report about the number of HIV-positive people who are not in treatment.

 

Superbugs' super foe

Rice Magazine, 11/24/2014

Rice University grad Barbara Murray, M.D., and her infectious disease research were featured in a school publication.

 

Asthma in healthcare

Advance for Respiratory Care and Sleep Medicine, 11/24/2014

Asthma research by George Delclos, M.D., Ph.D., and David Gimeno, Ph.D., is featured in this story by Advance for Respiratory Care and Sleep Medicine.

 

Diagnosis in "Digital India"

The Hindu, 11/24/2014

A report on the Ebola virus by Dean Sittig, Ph.D., was referenced in an article in The Hindu.

 

Will a gluten-free diet really make you healthier?

Consumer Reports, 11/22/2014

Laura Moore, R.D., was quoted in a Consumer Reports article about the dangers of going gluten-free.

 

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