External News Coverage

Fecal transplants relieve painful colitis, may someday treat obesity

Dallas Morning News, 01/23/2015

Fecal transplants are being used to help those who suffer from C. Diff, a debilitating condition that can be difficult to treat.  Herbert Dupont, M.D., who has performed this procedure on 54 people since September 2013, is featured in this Dallas Morning News article.


UT System makes commitment to developing women leaders

UT Matters, 01/23/2015

A recent UT Matters blog post about women leaders includes UTHealth's Carmel Dyer, M.D., and Joan Hernandez-McClain, the new administrative director of the Consortium on Aging.


Vitamin industry booms for no reason

KTRH Radio, 01/23/2015

Amitava Dasgupta, Ph.D., commented on the benefits of vitamins in this interview with KTRH Radio reporter Theran Nicholas.


Coming up for air

HealthLEADER, 01/22/2015

Richard Castriotta, M.D.; Michael Blackburn, Ph.D.; and Bela Patel, M.D., are featured in this HealthLEADER story on treating lung conditions that cause shortness of breath.


Scientists say it's time to talk about designer babies

KTRH Radio, 01/22/2015

Eugene Boisaubin, M.D., commented on genetic engineering in this KTRH Radio story.


When is too soon to start thinking about your child's career?

Houston Public Media's KUHF Radio, 01/22/2015

Children's Learning Institute director Susan Landry, Ph.D., was recently interviewed on Houston Matters, the noontime talk show of Houston Public Media's KUHF Radio, about kids having to choose career tracks at an early age.


UTHealth announces plans to match funds raised during winter reception

Houston Chronicle, 01/21/2015

The winter reception hosted by UTHealth President Giuseppe Colasurdo, M.D., to thank the Development Board was the focus of this Houston Chronicle story.


25-year-old man waiting for kidney donor

KHOU-TV Channel 11, 01/21/2015

J. Steve Bynon, M.D., was quoted in a kidney transplant story on KHOU-TV Channel 11.


UTHealth president toasts major supporters at Tony's for stellar fundraising efforts

CultureMap, 01/20/2015

CultureMap has a story about a reception hosted by Giuseppe Colasurdo, M.D., to thank generous UTHealth supporters.


Study: Modest incentives help smokers quit

Houston Chronicle, 01/20/2015

Houston Chronicle medical reporter Todd Ackerman interviewed Darla Kendzor, Ph.D., about a new study that investigated using financial incentives to reduce smoking rates in low-income populations.


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