June 23, 2022

Swails, Findley win John P. McGovern Award

Jennifer Swails, MD, associate professor in the Department of Internal Medicine, and J. Chase Findley, MD, associate professor in the Louis A. Faillace, MD, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, have been named the recipients of the 2022 John P….


June 21, 2022

Targeting a specific protein in smooth muscle cells may dramatically reduce atherosclerotic plaque formation

A new study shows targeting a protein in smooth muscle cells can block and decrease buildup of atherosclerotic plaque in mouse models, according to researchers with UTHealth Houston. The study was published today in Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis, and Vascular Biology. Atherosclerosis…


June 14, 2022

Leonard Tow Humanism in Medicine Award: Nahid Rianon, MBBS, DrPH

Nahid Rianon, MBBS, DrPH, associate professor in the Department of Family and Community Medicine and the Joan and Stanford Alexander Division of Geriatric and Palliative Medicine of the Department of Internal Medicine, has been named the recipient of the 2022…


June 14, 2022

Ibrahim joins as transplant nephrology leader

Richard Andrassy, MD, chair of the Department of Surgery, has announced Hassan Ibrahim, MD, MS as the new leader of transplant nephrology. A recognized national and international leader in kidney transplantation research and clinical service, Ibrahim recently joined McGovern Medical…


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