Dr. Louis K. Wagner American Association of Physicists in Medicine honors Wagner with achievement award

The American Association of Physicists in Medicine (AAPM) selected Dr. Louis K. Wagner, staff scientist in the Department of Radiology at McGovern Medical School, as the recipient of the Marvin M.D. Williams Professional Achievement Award for his career in medical physics.

VaricoseVeinsScreening UT Physicians offer no-cost online screenings for varicose veins

Finding out if varicose veins warrant medical attention can be done in the comfort of your home, thanks to a service provided by UT Physicians, the clinical practice of McGovern Medical School.

AriasLabElBosque2017 Colombian girl gets fighting chance with global help from medical teams

It has been a team effort to ensure a 12-year-old Colombian girl has the best chance to fight back against a rare immune disorder system, with infectious disease specialists like Dr. Cesar Arias, professor of infectious disease in the Department of Internal Medicine at McGovern Medical School, extending large helping hands.

Dr. Run Wang Wang delivers Ira D. Sharlip Lecture

Dr. Run Wang, professor in the Department of Surgery and the Cecil M Crigler, M.D. Chair in Urology at McGovern Medical School, delivered the 5th annual Ira D. Sharlip Lecture at the 2018 Sexual Medicine Society of North America’s (SMSNA) 25th Annual Scientific Program earlier this year.

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.

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.

Claire E. Hulsebosch, Ph.D. John H. Freeman Award for Faculty Teaching: Claire E. Hulsebosch, Ph.D.

Claire E. Hulsebosch, Ph.D., professor in the Department of Neurobiology & Anatomy, is the 2018 winner of the John H. Freeman Award for Faculty Teaching.

Researcher reveals results of study on emergency breathing tubes

In a landmark study, researchers found that patients treated with paramedic oxygen delivery using a newer, more flexible laryngeal breathing tube may have a greater survival rate after sudden cardiac arrest than the traditional intubation breathing tube.

NorrisEdmondsonResearch Microbiologists make breakthrough in syphilis research

A scientific quest that started in 1905 has been achieved by scientists at McGovern Medical School, who reported that they are the first to grow a long-lasting tissue culture of the bacterium responsible for syphilis. Findings appeared in the journal mBio.

SoyLecithinStory Study: Soy lecithin NSAID combo drug protects against cancer with fewer side effects

When scientists at McGovern Medical School applied a chemical found in soybeans to a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID), they increased its anticancer properties and reduced its side effects. Findings of the preclinical study of phosphatidylcholine, also called lecithin, appear in the journal Oncology Letters.