Kuang-Lei Tsai, Ph.D., who specializes in using high-power magnification devices to shed light on cancer-associated mechanisms, has joined McGovern Medical School, home of microscopes that can produce images measured in billionths of a meter.
Dr. Igor Gregoric, chief of the surgical division and program director for the Center for Advanced Heart Failure, was honored by fellow Slovenians with a national award for his efforts in enabling the circulation of Slovenian knowledge between Slovenia and other countries.
The McGovern Medical School will welcome Dr. Helen Blau, director of the Baxter Laboratory for Stem Cell Biology at Stanford University, to campus March 6 as the speaker at this year’s Cheves Smythe Distinguished Lecture.
Registration for attendees and presentations are now open for the Center for Advanced Cardiopulmonary Therapies and Transplantation’s first annual Houston Shock Symposium, set to be held April 7 and 8.
The Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine (SMFM) named Dr. Sean Blackwell, professor and chair of the Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences at McGovern Medical School, its newest president in early February.
At McGovern Medical School, rheumatologist Shervin Assassi, M.D., is developing a blood test to determine which drugs work best for scleroderma patients with lung disease.
A third-year student at McGovern Medical School accepted the 2018 Medical Student Scholarship to the Vascular and Endovascular Surgery Society (VESS) Next Generation Medical Student Symposium at the group’s winter meeting last week.
Health care professionals involved in the care and treatment of patients with aortic diseases are encouraged to register for the upcoming 11th annual Houston Aortic Symposium Feb. 15 to 17.
Women In Science With Excellence (WISE) named Dr. Barbara Murray, professor and director of the Division of Infectious Diseases at McGovern Medical School, as one of several honorees at the 9th Annual WISE Luncheon last month.
The Department of Anesthesiology at McGovern Medical School recently recruited a leading expert in liver disease studies with plans to establish a Liver Injury Research Program.