In the UTHealth Newsroom
An exhaustive hereditary analysis of a large Louisiana family with vision issues has uncovered a new gene tied to an incurable eye disorder called retinitis pigmentosa, according to an examination led by scientists at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth). It is a family of eye diseases that affects more than 200,000 in the United States and millions worldwide
Two professors in the School of Public Health at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) – Stephen Daiger, Ph.D., and Robert Hardy, Ph.D. – have been elected to the rank of Fellow in the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) for their efforts to prevent blindness.
Children who are having difficulty processing trauma or loss can now turn to the Trauma and Grief Center for Youth at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth).
To assist children and families struggling with pediatric bipolar disorder, the Pediatric Bipolar Inpatient Unit opened today at The University of Texas Harris County Psychiatric Center.
Young Puerto Rican women and their mothers know little about the human papillomavirus (HPV) and cervical cancer, according to researchers at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) School of Public Health.
In the MediaNeurology Today, 12/16/2014
Giridhar Kalamangalam, M.D., is featured in this Neurology Today article about preliminary findings on an MRI technique to aid epilepsy diagnosis.
Houston Chronicle, 12/16/2014
Richard Bradley, M.D., is quoted in this Houston Chronicle community newspaper story about a shortage of paramedics in the Houston area.
NewsFix Channel 39, 12/16/2014
In this NewsFix Channel 39 story, Catherine Troisi, Ph.D., discussed a mumps outbreak among National Hockey League players.
Prevention Magazine, 12/16/2014
John Higgins, M.D., provided information for this Prevention magazine article on treadmill mistakes.
MedPage Today, 12/16/2014
Richard Castriotta, M.D., commented on the effectiveness of treatments for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease in this MedPageToday.com story.