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Front-line caregivers given tools to play bigger role in the fight against opioid abuse

Drs Thomas Northup and Angela Stotts

Buprenorphine and naltrexone can help break a person’s addiction to life-threatening opioid use disorder, but they can be hard for front-line, primary care providers to prescribe, according to researchers at McGovern Medical School. “Currently, evidence-based treatment for opioid use disorders available to primary care physicians is not being delivered to patients in most primary care […]

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McGovern celebrates 50th anniversary in style

Students, faculty, and staff gathered for a midday treat to celebrate McGovern Medical School’s half-century birthday. All in attendance were treated to ice cream, music from across the decades, games, and a decade-themed costume contest Sept. 17 in the Leather Lounge. The Office of Administration and Faculty Affairs took home the grand prize in the […]

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11th Annual Yatsu Day Symposium to be held Sept. 27

Students, faculty, and members of the public interested in learning about the transformative changes in healthcare delivery for stroke and cerebrovascular disease are invited to attend the 11th Annual Yatsu Day Symposium, sponsored by the Institute for Stroke and Cerebrovascular Disease at McGovern Medical School. The event will be held from 7 a.m. to 5:20 […]

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CPRIT awards $11 million to UTHealth for cancer research, prevention

CPRIT Winners from McGovern Medical School

Five innovative cancer-fighting projects at UTHealth received just over $11 million during the latest round of grants awarded by the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas (CPRIT). Four of the grants were awarded to scientists at McGovern Medical School for research and a fifth to an investigator at UTHealth School of Public Health for […]

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Sheth explores effects of endovascular stroke therapy on women

Sunil A. Sheth, MD, assistant professor of vascular and interventional neurology has had his paper titled “Sex Differences in Outcome after Endovascular Stroke Therapy for Acute Ischemic Stroke,” published in the August edition of Stoke. In the study, Sheth et al. set out to address the question about sex differences and outcomes in the context […]

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