The Center for Human Genetics at the Brown Foundation Institute of Molecular Medicine at McGovern Medical School welcomed a new researcher this year through the UT Rising STARs program who aims to better understand genetic mechanisms behind cardiovascular disease through an innovative research program.
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A record number of McGovern Medical School students participated in the 2018 Summer Research Program Forum, held Oct. 30, in what was a banner year for the event.
Students, faculty, and staff at McGovern Medical School enjoyed performances of classic South American and Latin American musicians by Alejandro Montiel, D.M.A., a Houston-based guitarist, educator, and recording artist, Nov. 13 as part of this month’s Arts & Resilience program, a series of events designed to link the arts and humanities with medicine, in a performance presented by Aperio, Music of the Americas.
In 1945, a photographer captured an emotional moment that occurred in Okinawa during World War II – the day U.S. Marine Col. Francis Fenton conducted the funeral service of his own 18-year-old son, Pfc. Mike Fenton. The photograph is one that Saleem Khan, M.D., associate professor of surgery, military veteran, and recipient of the Bronze Star and Legion of Merit, said he thinks about over and over again.
Students across a variety of disciplines at UTHealth, including McGovern Medical School, are getting a taste of what it means to better understand nutrition and how to better help patients as part of an ongoing culinary medicine program held at the UTHealth School of Public Health (SPH).