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In the UTHealth Newsroom

Biochemists uncover structure of cellular memory mechanism

Biochemists at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) Medical School have uncovered a cellular mechanism tied to thought, movement and other bodily functions.


UTHealth student shares stories from White House internship

Camille Range, a second-year student in the Dietetic Internship Program at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) School of Public Health, has a passion for educating families on how to lead healthy lifestyles.


Children’s Learning Institute awarded nearly $10 million in education research grants

Children’s Learning Institute researchers at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) were recently awarded federal funding for research covering a variety of education topics ranging from reading comprehension to English-language learners to science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) assessments.


Drop off feared in the number of physicians conducting research

Physician-scientists are responsible for many lifesaving medical discoveries but their ranks could be thinning in coming years.


UT alumnus recognized for leukemia research

The 2015 Distinguished Alumnus of The University of Texas Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences at Houston is leukemia researcher Paul Liu, M.D., Ph.D.


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In the Media

Mapping Houston's health problems

Houston Chronicle, 10/09/2015

Research at the university is cited in a Houston Chronicle story about Houston's air quality and the prevalence of asthma.


Experimental drug "mimics" effects of exercise

KTRH Radio, 10/06/2015

Vihang Narkar, Ph.D., was interviewed by KTRH Radio reporter Lyndon Joslin for a story on research into a pill that mimics the effects of exercise.


For decades, the government steered millions away from whole milk. Was that wrong?

Washington Post, 10/06/2015

In this Washington Post story about changing dietary guidelines, Marcia Otto, Ph.D., discussed how foods high in fat, like whole milk, may actually be beneficial.


Spina bifida explained

Medical Daily, 10/06/2015

Kim Waller, Ph.D., and A.J. Agopian, Ph.D., were included in this Medical Daily story about spina bifida and how the birth defect can be prevented.


New technology redefines UTHealth anatomy lab

TMC News, 10/05/2015

The new use of mobile devices to teach first-year medical students in the gross anatomy laboratory, led by Len Cleary, Ph.D., was the focus of a story in TMC News.


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