Young Houston woman recovers from COVID-19 after participation in two UTHealth clinical trials

Heba Hajjar, 23, recovered from COVID-19 after participating in two clinical trials through UTHealth while in the intensive care unit (ICU) at Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center. She was so weak she couldn’t move or sit up in bed. She was cautiously monitored on oxygen therapy and was asked to sleep on her abdomen to keep […]


Lung physiology and immune function in children could be protecting them from severe COVID-19

Differences in lung physiology and immune function in children could be why they are more often spared from severe illness associated with COVID-19 than adults, according to pediatric and adult physicians at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) and Baylor College of Medicine, who teamed up to investigate the disparity. The perspectives […]