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    From trying to create new cartilage in the laboratory to clinical trials for patients with traumatic brain injury and stroke, scientists and physicians at UTHealth are leading the way in stem cell research.
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In the UTHealth Newsroom

UTHealth research looks at nanotechnology to help prevent preterm birth

Using nanoparticles to engineer a special drug, a team of researchers from McGovern Medical School at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) has demonstrated in pre-clinical trials a new way to both reduce preterm birth and avoid the risks of medication in pregnancy to unborn babies.


UTHealth to host free forum on pioneering research into neurological diseases

Scientists working on groundbreaking ways to use stem cells to fix damaged nerves will discuss their research at a free public forum at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, Feb. 20, on the campus of The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth).


UTHealth celebrates first class of students in new veterans nursing program

.Nearly 100 members of The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) community and visitors celebrated the opening of the UTHealth Veterans’ Bachelor of Science in Nursing (VBSN) program on Friday, Jan. 22.


UTHealth psychiatry hosts conference on trauma research and treatment

“Innovations in Trauma Research and Practice: Exploring PTSD and Related Outcomes Across the Lifespan” will be the focus of the annual UTHealth Psychiatry Update presented by McGovern Medical School at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth).


UTHealth School of Nursing debuts veterans nursing program

A new program at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) School of Nursing will provide veterans who possess military health care training and experience with the knowledge, skills and support needed to complete a Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree.


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In the Media

Gender differences in processing foods

KTRH Radio, 02/04/2016

In this interview with KTRH Radio reporter Nikki Courtney, Deepa Vasudevan, M.D., commented on research into what makes people feel hungry.


Diabetes drug may not help obese women have normal-weight babies

HealthDay, 02/04/2016

Jerrie Refuerzo, M.D., was quoted in a HealthDay story about a study looking at the benefits of the diabetes drug metformin for obese pregnant women.


Young at heart

TMC Pulse, 02/03/2016

William Douglas, M.D., Anthony Johnson, D.O., and Helena Gardiner, M.D., were included in a TMC Pulse story about pediatric cardiovascular surgery. 


UTHealth School of Nursing debuts Veterans' Bachelor of Science in Nursing program

TMC News, 01/29/2016

Giuseppe Colasurdo, M.D., Lorraine Frazier, Ph.D., R.N., Bridgette Pullis, Ph.D., R.N,. and a student were quoted in a TMC News story about the School of Nursing's new Veterans' Bachelor of Science in Nursing (VBSN) program.


Experto aclara dudas del publico sobre el zika video

Univision Houston Channel 45, 01/28/2016

Carlos Roldan, M.D., gave an update on the Zika virus in an interview with Univision Houston Channel 45.


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