MicroSeismic, UT Physicians make sound investment in children with hearing loss

William Gonzalez, a junior at Aldine High School, will no longer have to strain to hear his teachers thanks to a new set of hearing aids donated by the MicroSeismic oilfield services company and fitted by the audiology team with The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth).


DNA Stock (web) 10th Annual Yatsu Day Symposium to be held Friday

Students, faculty, and members of the public interested in learning about the transformative changes in healthcare delivery for stroke and cerebrovascular disease are invited to attend Friday’s 10th Annual Yatsu Day Symposium, sponsored by the Institute for Stroke and Cerebrovascular Disease at McGovern Medical School.


Dr. Kyoji Tsuchikama Study shows new technology to increase success rates in mouse-based anticancer drug evaluation

Researchers at the Brown Foundation Institute of Molecular Medicine for the Prevention of Human Diseases (IMM) have found a new way to reduce failure rates in pre-clinical studies of antibody-drug conjugates (ADCs) using mouse models.


Ali Dodge-Khatami, M.D., Ph.D., Dodge-Khatami named director of pediatric heart surgery

Ali Dodge-Khatami, M.D., Ph.D., an internationally recognized leader in pediatric and congenital heart surgery, has joined the Department of Pediatric Surgery as professor and director of Pediatric Heart Surgery, effective July 1.  He also is an attending pediatric cardiovascular surgeon at the Children’s Heart Center at Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital.


Dr. Luis Ostrosky Pioneering paper shows infection control and prevention in clinics is in everyone’s hands

When it comes to the examination room at your health care clinic, you might think that avoiding catching the flu or other more deadly viruses is out of your hands, so to speak. But infectious disease experts at McGovern Medical School, who earlier this year published a practical guide for infectious disease control in clinics, reveal how we can all help make a difference in infection control.


ReebaMathewWeb Sleep expert offers tips to get children back on a school sleep schedule

To get your young scholar off to a good start this school year, it’s important to make sure he or she is well-rested when the bell sounds, according to Reeba Mathew, M.D., a sleep expert with McGovern Medical School.


Some guy Rios addresses United Nations on HIV vaccine research

Dr. Adan Rios, associate professor of internal medicine, made a pair of special appearances on the world stage again last month to discuss the challenges with the development of a preventative HIV vaccine.


retreatfile2017 42nd Annual Henry Strobel Retreat to capture spirit of Disney

The most magical place on Earth won’t be Disney World this August – students, faculty, and alumni will make sure Camp Allen (18800 FM 362, Navasota, TX 77868) will have that distinction, if only just for Aug. 10-11, at the upcoming 42nd Annual Henry Strobel Retreat.


KoenigResearch Rapamycin lotion reduces facial tumors caused by tuberous sclerosis, UTHealth reports

Addressing a critical issue for people with a genetic disorder called tuberous sclerosis complex (TSC), doctors at McGovern Medical School reported that a skin cream containing rapamycin significantly reduced the disfiguring facial tumors affecting more than 90 percent of people with the condition.


Ladder and lab Construction work nears completion on sixth floor

Construction work will soon begin on the McGovern Medical School Building’s seventh floor, as the project to replace air ductwork, mixing boxes, temperature control sensors, lighting, and interior finishes continues.