Montiel strums for students at Arts & Resilience

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, as part of this month’s presentation of Arts & Resilience, a series of events designed to link the arts and humanities with medicine.


Khan talks about his “road back” as a veteran

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.


Culinary Medicine Program Students dish out new approaches to nutrition with culinary medicine program

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).


alentin-2.jpg-Web Dragoi earns third NIH BRAIN award

Working to further the understanding of how the brain processes information, Valentin Dragoi, Ph.D., professor of neurobiology and anatomy with McGovern Medical School, has been awarded a three-year, $1.6 million award from the National Institutes of Health’s Brain Research through Advancing Innovative Neurotechnologies® (BRAIN) Initiative.


Netanya Utay, M.D. Utay receives Campbell Foundation grant

The Campbell Foundation named Netanya Utay, M.D., assistant professor in the Department of Internal Medicine, as the recipient of a $75,000 grant to study the role lymph node fibrosis may play in HIV eradication.


K. Lance Gould, M.D. Perspectives: K. Lance Gould, Ph.D.

Perspectives is an ongoing series of Q&A’s with longtime faculty and staff at McGovern Medical School to give readers a glimpse into how the campus has changed over the years the impact the school has had on their professional lives. This week’s edition of Perspectives features K. Lance Gould, Ph.D., professor of cardiovascular medicine in the Department of Internal Medicine.


John C. Mosher, PhD Translational STAR to explore brain function with research center

The Department of Neurology at McGovern Medical School welcomed a new researcher through the Translational STAR program who aims to establish a Brain Electrophysiology Lab (BEL) to study and better understand human neural activity.


Humanities find new outlet in Human Ties Digest

The McGovern Center for Humanities and Ethics launched its inaugural edition of Human Ties Digest, a publication that aims to foster the medical humanities and creativity, organized by second-year medical students Maggie O’Brien and Munir Buhaya, and Anson Koshy, M.D., assistant professor in the Department of Pediatrics and the McGovern Center.


Cryo-electron research published in PLOS Biology

Two McGovern Medical School faculty members contributed to research now published in the Public Library of Science (PLOS) Biology Journal, as part of a first-authored paper written by UTHealth Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences alumna Tara Fischer, Ph.D.


Neurology Update Symposium\2018 UTHealth Neurology Update Symposium set for Nov. 10

Registration is open for the upcoming 3rd Annual UTHealth Neurology Update Symposium, presented by the Department of Neurology at McGovern Medical School, set for Nov. 10.