William G. Powderly, M.D., president of IDSA, presents Barbara E. Murray, M.D., with the Alexander Fleming Lifetime Achievement Award. Barbara E. Murray, M.D., receives lifetime achievement award from the Infectious Diseases Society of America

Barbara E. Murray, M.D., an internationally recognized infectious disease researcher at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth), has been awarded the Alexander Fleming Lifetime Achievement Award from the Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA), the organization’s highest honor. Murray is the J. Ralph Meadows Professor in Internal Medicine and director of […]


Scleroderma Clinical and Research Program co-director Dr. Maureen Mayes, professor of Rheumatology and Clinical Immunogenetics, speaks at the inaugural Scleroderma Patient Education Day last weekend. Hundreds attend inaugural Scleroderma Patient Education Day

Hundreds of physicians, vendors, and those suffering from scleroderma gathered at the Cooley Center last Saturday as the Department of Internal Medicine’s Division of Rheumatology and Clinical Immunogenetics hosted the inaugural bi-annual Scleroderma Patient Education Day along with the Scleroderma Foundation Texas Bluebonnet Chapter.


Richard Smalling, M.D., Ph.D., holding device used to close a patient's patent foramen ovale. UTHealth physicians give track star new lease on life with PFO closure procedure

At a track meet in 2011, then 17-year-old Crystal Haynes was warming up for a high jump event when her leg and arm gave out and her world went black. She woke up shortly after and couldn’t speak – she was having a stroke.


Rios honored with awards in Republic of Panama

The Republic of Panama awarded Dr. Adan Rios, associate professor in the Division of Oncology, with one of its highest national honors in August, praising the clinician-scientist for his work in the fight against HIV/AIDS.