The Center for Advanced Microscopy, one of the UTHealth Research Service Centers, held an open house April 25 to unveil its new Nikon Center of Excellence (COE). The new center features two new super-resolution Nikon microscopes and upgraded confocal microscopes that will provide researchers from UTHealth and other Texas Medical Center institutions access to the latest optical systems to advance their research and exposure in the field. This is the first Nikon Center of Excellence established in Texas.
Professors from several departments at McGovern Medical School shared research presentations with thousands of scientists in biophysics at the 62nd Annual Meeting of the Biophysical Society (BPS) earlier this year.
Sasha D. Adams, M.D., assistant professor in the Department of Surgery, is this year’s recipient of the Benjy F. Brooks, M.D., Outstanding Clinical Faculty Award.
Dr. Henry Wang, professor and vice chair for research in the Department of Emergency Medicine, will receive this year’s Society for Academic Emergency Medicine Excellence in Research Award at the organization’s annual meeting May 16.
The advances in the treatment of Parkinson’s disease that are helping retired endodontist William Gervasio, D.D.S., and others with this neurodegenerative disorder are the focus of a free public forum at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, May 12, at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth).
The Clinical Safety & Effectiveness Programs at McGovern Medical School, The Center for Healthcare Quality and Safety, and Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center will be celebrating their 10 year milestones May 11 during the upcoming First Annual Quality & Safety Forum.
Congratulations to this year’s winners of the Dean’s Teaching Excellence Awards! May is designated as teaching excellence month for McGovern Medical School and all winners of teaching awards will be honored May 15 in the Fifth Floor Gallery.
Registration is still open for the upcoming Pediatric Neuroscience Symposium, which will focus on updating pediatricians on the care of children with neurological and neurosurgical conditions.
Dr. Mahalia Smith, assistant professor of hyperbaric medicine & wound care in the Department of Internal Medicine, shares two medical mission trips she took in 2017 as part of the Inside Scoop, an occasional feature that allows the McGovern Medical School community share news of interest.
McGovern Medical School will welcome Dr. Howard Bauchner, editor-in-chief of the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) and vice chairman of the Department of Pediatrics at Boston University School of Medicine and Public Health, as the commencement speaker of the graduating class of 2018.