UTHealth opens Texas’ first Nikon Center of Excellence to offer advanced imaging

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.

Dean’s Teaching Excellence Awards

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.

Pediatric Neuroscience Symposium

Pediatric Neuroscience Symposium set for May 5

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.

Medical missions to India, Mexico

The Inside Scoop: Medical missions to India, Mexico

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.

Howard C. Bauchner, M.D.

Bauchner named commencement speaker

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.