After extensive modernization and repairs, the elevators at the Medical School Building are now fully operational.
Following 30 years of service, Dr. Jack Byrne has announced he is stepping down as chair of the Department of Neurobiology and Anatomy. Byrne joined McGovern Medical School in 1982 as an associate professor with the Department of Physiology and Cell Biology and member of the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, and his three decades as chair makes him the longest serving current chair at McGovern Medical School.
The Department of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics at McGovern Medical School welcomed yet another Rising STAR into its fold last year who will be focusing on the biogenesis and maintenance of bacterial cell surfaces.
Researchers from McGovern Medical School and the School of Public Health are partnering with the Harris Health System to advance patient and stakeholder engagement in research. Dr. Ruby Benjamin-Garner, assistant professor in the Department of Internal Medicine, received the Eugene Washington Engagement Award from the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) to provide research education to patients and other stakeholders within the Harris Health system and to establish a research advisory committee within the system, efforts that will facilitate patient and stakeholder engagement in research.
Students and clinicians in cardiology are invited to attend the 28th annual Preventive Cardiology Forum of The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) Feb. 3, presented in collaboration with The University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB) and The American Heart Association.
With the first $6 million in state funds approved by the Legislative Budget Board and the governor to the Texas Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC), The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) will oversee construction of a continuum of care campus for behavioral health that addresses a critical need in Texas.
Two faculty members at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) have been tapped to lead the university’s interprofessional education programs, which are designed to advance collaboration among health care teams, enhance health care outcomes, and improve population health.
Clinicians, residents, medical students, and other physicians who address mental health issues are invited to attend the Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences 9th Annual Psychiatry Update Feb. 3.
First annual Texas Medical Center Antimicrobial Resistance and Stewardship Conference begins Jan. 17
The Center for Antimicrobial Resistance and Microbial Genomics (CARMiG) at McGovern Medical School is inviting researchers, faculty, and students out to the first annual Texas Medical Center Antimicrobial Resistance and Stewardship Conference Jan. 17 through 19.
The University of Texas (UT) System welcomes another Rising STAR to the Center for Stem Cell and Regenerative Medicine at the Brown Foundation Institute of Molecular Medicine, who investigates lung development and diseases.