When scientists at McGovern Medical School applied a chemical found in soybeans to a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID), they increased its anticancer properties and reduced its side effects. Findings of the preclinical study of phosphatidylcholine, also called lecithin, appear in the journal Oncology Letters.
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Over 100 attendees from across North America gathered at the Brown Foundation Institute of Molecular Medicine at McGovern Medical School to advance studies in bilingualism among children as part of the second Bilingual Research Conference in May, hosted by the Children’s Learning Institute.
A crowdfunding campaign dedicated to providing white coats to first-year medical students at this year’s White Coat Ceremony has been a major success, beating its initial goal by over $20,000 with help from alumni, friends, and family of medical students.
Dr. Gus W. Krucke, associate professor of General Internal Medicine, is the winner of the 2018 John P. McGovern Award as the exceptional clinical teacher, a distinction shared this year with Dr. Duraisamy Balaguru, associate professor in the Department of Pediatrics.
Early-bird registration open for joint event hosted by Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Registration is now open for the joint meeting of the 9th Biennial Conference of the International Society of Affective Disorders (ISAD) and the 2018 Houston Mood Disorders Conference to be held on Sept. 20-22, hosted by the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at McGovern Medical School.