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McGovern researchers lead long-term COVID-19 study

Thomas Bunte COVID-19 Study Participant

The McGovern Medical School Departments of Anesthesiology and Emergency Medicine are studying the long-term impact of COVID-19 and the potential effect of the hypoxia inducible factor (HIF) medication Vadadustat on organ injury and overall recovery. While most patients recover from...

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CONTAIN study on convalescent plasma published in JAMA

Dr. Patel and Dr. Ostrosky Convalescent Plasma study

COVID-19 convalescent plasma showed a likely benefit for patients early in the pandemic before remdesivir and corticosteroids were in use, according to results of a landmark study published in JAMA Internal Medicine that included physician-scientists at UTHealth Houston. UTHealth Houston...

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MMG lecture series returns for Fall

The Department of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics’ “Bioterrorism and Emerging Infectious Diseases: Preparedness and Response” lecture series returns in a hybrid format, both in person and streaming virtually, beginning Aug. 30. The lecture series, which also doubles as a pass/fail...

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