In the UTHealth Newsroom
When Cindy Salazar was a sophomore in high school and looking for something to do over the summer, she came across a flyer in her chemistry teacher’s classroom. On the flyer was an advertisement for the Rio Grande Valley Summer Science Internship, a program for Hispanic, first generation college-bound students created by researchers at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) School of Public Health in Brownsville.
Margaret Wardle, Ph.D., assistant professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at McGovern Medical School at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth), has received a Mentored Clinical Scientist Research Career Development Award from the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA).
The National Science Foundation has awarded $250,000 to researchers at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) for a project that will help mobile health clinics in Houston optimize their health care services using geographic, socio-economic and epidemiological data.
The psychosocial risks for dementia and Alzheimer’s disease among the underserved and disadvantaged elderly population are the focus of a joint project between The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) School of Nursing and Interfaith Ministries' Meals on Wheels for Greater Houston program.
UTHealth researchers report umbilical cord patch could be novel method for fetal spina bifida repair
A patch made from cryopreserved human umbilical cord may be a novel method for treating spina bifida in utero, according to researchers at McGovern Medical School at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth). The findings were published today in Obstetrics & Gynecology, the journal of The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists.
In the MediaHouston Chronicle, 07/12/2016
Ramesha Pappana, M.D., was the lead author of an Obstetrics & Gynecology journal article about a new patch used for fetal spina bifida repair. The Houston Chronicle's Todd Ackerman reported on the findings.
KTRH Radio , 07/12/2016
n this KTRH Radio story, Marilyn Murr, M.D., commented on a measles outbreak in Arizona.
Houston Public Media's KUHF Radio, 07/12/2016
Richard Castriotta, M.D., discussed sleep disorders on Houston Matters, a live talk show on Houston Public Media's KUHF Radio.
KTRK-TV Channel 13, 07/11/2016
Michael Chang, M.D., was featured in a KTRK-TV Channel 13 news story about a parasite that breeds in recreational water:
Valley Morning Star, 07/10/2016
Lisa Mitchell-Bennett, M.P.H., from the School of Public Health's Brownsville campus, wrote a column for the Brownsville Herald about preventing the Zika virus. Joseph McCormick, M.D., was quoted in the column, which also was published in the Valley Morning Star.