Led by Claudio Soto, Ph.D., researchers from McGovern Medical School at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) have been awarded $11 million from the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases to study the pathogenesis, transmission and detection of prion diseases – such as chronic wasting disease in deer – that can potentially spread to humans.
Persistent diarrhea, which is diarrhea that lasts at least 14 days, is an illness typically caused by parasites or bacteria and requires accurate diagnosis in order to determine what treatment to give, according to Herbert L. DuPont, M.D., director of the Center for Infectious Diseases at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) School of Public Health.
UTHealth surgeon Kulvinder “Vinni” Bajwa, M.D., serves his country as a colonel in the United States Army Reserve.
The John P. and Kathrine G. McGovern Medical School at UTHealth has opened a new research center to address the global health threat posed by antibiotic-resistant bacteria known as superbugs. An introductory ceremony is scheduled for Nov. 29.
A multidisciplinary, international team of investigators, led by Stephen Linder, Ph.D., director of the Institute for Health Policy at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) School of Public Health, have identified different types of vulnerability to diabetes that exist across communities, as well as the social and cultural factors that reinforce them.
An op-ed about bicycle safety written by Catherine Troisi, Ph.D., was included in the Houston Chronicle.
KTRH Radio, 06/23/2016
Kathie Nelson, R.D., discussed the eating habits of Americans in this interview with a reporter for KTRH Radio.
Houston Public Media's KUHF Radio, 06/21/2016
Mfon Ekong, M.D., talked about chicken pox parties and more on Houston Matters, the noontime talk show of Houston Public Media's KUHF Radio.
Bottom Line Health, 06/20/2016
Michael Weaver, M.D., was quoted by Bottom Line Health in a story about addiction to opioids.
KPRC-TV Channel 2, 06/20/2016
Albert Fenoy, M.D., spoke with KPRC-TV Channel 2 about an electrode procedure to treat Parkinson's disease.