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Biochemistry and Molecular Biology fellows named to cancer prevention program

A pair of McGovern Medical School postdoctoral fellows from the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology have been appointed to the UTHealth – CPRIT Innovation in Cancer Prevention Research Training Program. Joo-Hyung Lee, PhD, and Zhao Zhang, PhD, were recruited to the program that searches for scholars from diverse disciplines to ask important research questions, […]

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UCSC Workshop moves online for 2020

UCSC Workshop

The first session of the 26th Annual University Classified Staff Council Annual Workshop will move to an online platform, Cisco Webex, and be held at noon, Thursday, June 25. Thursday’s session will explore the topic of “Staying Sane and Being Safe: Self-care Strategies for Managing Mental Health During the COVID-19 Crisis.” Attendees will hear from […]

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UTHealth joins trial of arthritis drug’s effect on COVID-19-induced cytokine storm

Reserach canakinumab trial

A drug is being studied for its effectiveness in treating a type of severe immune overreaction seen in patients with COVID-19-induced pneumonia by researchers McGovern Medical School at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth). The clinical trial is enrolling patients at Harris Health System’s Lyndon B. Johnson Hospital. The Phase III, […]

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