Experts at UTHealth successfully treat severe case of COVID-19 in 3-week-old infant

In one of the first reported cases of its kind, a 3-week-old infant in critical condition recovered from COVID-19 due to rapid recognition and treatment by physicians from McGovern Medical School at The University of Texas Health Science Center at…


Medical experts answer common questions about COVID-19

As new data on COVID-19 continues to roll out on a daily basis, questions are asked about who’s at risk, how it’s being transmitted, and what additional precautions people need to take. Experts at The University of Texas Health Science…


Facts versus fiction – breaking down COVID-19 myths

Since the outbreak of COVID-19, rumors and misinformation about the virus seem to be spreading just as quickly, if not more quickly, than the virus itself. In the midst of a pandemic, false information can be dangerous and lead to…


Infant and toddler teachers receive specialized training on helping young minds realize potential

The Children’s Learning Institute at McGovern Medical School has received a $3 million grant to teach the latest child development strategies to more than 850 infant and toddler specialists and teachers working in at-risk communities in the Lone Star State….


Second Annual International Day of Women and Girls in Science Symposium set for Feb. 11

McGovern Medical School and the Women Faculty Forum will host the second annual International Day of Women and Girls in Science Symposium from 4-7 p.m., Feb. 11 in the Memorial Hermann Conference Center. The featured speaker for the symposium is…


Mosquera named Distinguished Hispanic Physician

The Hispanic American Medical Association of Houston (HAMAH) honored Ricardo Mosquera, MD, associate professor of pediatrics, with its 2019 Distinguished Hispanic Physician Award. “To be recognized by peers in the medical field, in Houston, and by this important association is…


McGovern doctors help diagnose and treat epilepsy in Himalayan community

Patients gathered outside a simple concrete structure that serves as the community medical clinic in the remote region of Ladakh, India, nestled in the Great Himalayan mountain chain at 12,000 feet elevation. Under the desert sun, they waited patiently to…


Advanced Fluorescence Microscopy workshop set for Nov. 7

The McGovern Medical School Research Committee will host a collaborative workshop titled “Advanced Fluorescence Microscopy’ Nov. 7 in MSB 2.135. Fluorescence microscopy is one of the most important and widely used techniques in modern cell biological and biomedical research. Imaging…


Baker elected to national academy

A highly accomplished infectious diseases clinician, educator, and vaccinologist, Dr. Carol Baker, adjunct professor in the Department of Pediatrics, has been elected to the prestigious National Academy of Medicine (NAM). Baker was one of 100 professionals elected to the academy…


Women’s Faculty Forum honors four

The Women’s Faculty Forum honored four McGovern Medical School faculty with its 2019 Excellence Awards on Oct. 7 in the Fifth Floor Gallery. Jacqueline Hecht, PhD, professor and Leah L. Lewis Distinguished Chair in Pediatrics, and Louise D. McCullough, MD,…


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