A drug purified and developed from the sap of a tree in the Amazon rainforest is now being studied for the treatment of chronic idiopathic diarrhea in non-HIV patients by faculty in the Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition as part of a two-year pilot study.
The National Institute of Health has awarded a pair of grants to Cynthia Ju, PhD, Roy M. and Phyllis Gough Huffington Distinguished Professor and Joseph C. Gabel, MD, Chair in Anesthesiology, to find therapeutic targets for hepatic ischemia and reperfusion injury and overdose acetaminophen (Tylenol)-induced liver injury.
Precise regulation of cell calcium levels is essential to health. The body tightly controls the calcium homeostasis that is maintained by specialized transport proteins known as ion channels and transporters. A new UTHealth study pinpoints one of these ion channels – inositol 1,4,5-trisphospghate receptor (IP3R) that is found in virtually all cell types. Through the […]
A discovery by cancer biologists at McGovern Medical School helps explain how prostate cancer eventually develops resistance to a leading treatment and becomes lethal.
In 2015, the United Nations designated Feb. 11 as International Day of Women and Girls in Science to encourage gender equality in the sciences. On Feb. 11 this year, McGovern Medical School will celebrate this international day with a special symposium.
The Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at McGovern Medical School invites mental health clinicians, geriatricians, nurses, social workers, and other caregivers of older adults to the 10th Annual Psychiatry Update: New Horizons in Geriatric Psychiatry Feb. 2 at Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center (6411 Fannin).
Stroke patients appear to receive better care at teaching hospitals with less of a chance of landing back in a hospital during the early stages of recovery, according to new research from McGovern Medical School.
An inaugural clinical trial that uses gold nanoparticles as tumor-seeking missiles to remove prostate cancer is underway at McGovern Medical School.
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A leading expert in aging-related protein misfolding diseases is bringing her research to the Department of Integrative Biology and Pharmacology at McGovern Medical School, as part of the UT Rising STARs Award program.