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,…


Aitken named chair, Department of Pediatrics

Following a national search, Dean Barbara J. Stoll has named Mary Aitken, MD, MPH, chair of the Department of Pediatrics, effective Oct. 1, 2019. She also is the incoming physician-in-chief of Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital. Aitken joins McGovern Medical School…


Meyers named 2019 NNP Rising Star

Priscilla Meyers, MSN, APRN, NNP-BC, UT Physicians neonatal nurse practitioner manager in the Department of Pediatrics has been named the 2019 Neonatal Nurse Practitioner Rising Star. Meyers will receive the award at the 35th annual National Association of Neonatal Nurses…


Farach earns grant for risk prediction model in TSC patients

New funding will help one pediatric researcher bring personalized medicine closer to tuberous sclerosis patients. Laura Farach, MD, assistant professor of pediatrics, received grants from the Department of Defense (DoD) Military Medical Research and Development and the TS Alliance to…


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