Reflecting on the coronavirus one year later

One year ago, on Feb. 5, 2020, Bob Emery, DrPH, UTHealth vice president of Safety, Health, Environment, and Risk Management, convened and moderated a panel of regional experts on the topic of a dynamic and nascent emergency, the novel coronavirus…


Researchers awarded over $11 million to study multi-drug resistant infection factors

A study aimed at better understanding why some critically ill patients develop multi-drug resistant infections is underway by researchers at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth). The multi-institution study will enroll patients at Memorial Hermann Hospital-Texas…


Arias named AAC Editor-in-Chief

Cesar Arias, MD, PhD, Margaret and Herbert DuPont Chair in Infectious Disease and professor of internal medicine, has been named the editor-in-chief of Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy (AAC), an interdisciplinary journal produced by the American Society for Microbiology (ASM). Arias’…


Arias selected as American Academy of Microbiology Fellow

The American Academy of Microbiology (AAM) selected 109 new Fellows for 2019 through a highly-selective, peer-review process based on their records of scientific achievement and original contributions that have advanced microbiology. The academy’s mission is to recognize scientists for outstanding…


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