Netanya Utay, M.D. Utay receives Campbell Foundation grant

The Campbell Foundation named Netanya Utay, M.D., assistant professor in the Department of Internal Medicine, as the recipient of a $75,000 grant to study the role lymph node fibrosis may play in HIV eradication.


Cryo-electron research published in PLOS Biology

Two McGovern Medical School faculty members contributed to research now published in the Public Library of Science (PLOS) Biology Journal, as part of a first-authored paper written by UTHealth Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences alumna Tara Fischer, Ph.D.


Jacqueline Parchem, MD Parchem wins SMFM Scholarship Award

The Foundation for Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine (SMFM) and the American Association of Obstetricians and Gynecologists Foundation (AAOGF) selected Jacqueline Parchem, M.D., assistant professor in the Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences, for the 2019-22 Foundation for SMFM/AAOGF Scholarship Award for her project “Modulation of Neural Tube Development by Amniotic Fluid Exosomes.”


J. Marc Rhoads, M.D. Probiotics study to help treat autistic children’s GI issues, behavior

A small clinical trial underway at McGovern Medical School is testing the hypothesis that probiotics can help improve gastrointestinal symptoms of children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). 


HenryWangBreathingTube Photo Emergency resuscitation device increases cardiac arrest survival rate, study reports

When paramedics resuscitated cardiac arrest patients with a new type of breathing tube, their patients were more likely to survive, according to a McGovern Medical School-led study in a late August edition of JAMA.


PinpointBrainNetworks Scientists pinpoint brain networks responsible for naming objects

Scientists at McGovern Medical School have identified the brain networks that allow you to think of an object name and then verbalize that thought. The study appeared in the July issue of BRAIN. It represents a significant advance in the understanding of how the brain connects meaning to words and will help the planning of brain surgeries.


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.


Mona Eissa, M.D., M.P.H., Ph.D. Study suggests obese children who drink recommended amount of milk have less risk of metabolic syndrome

Obese children who consume at least two servings of any type of cow’s milk daily are more likely to have lower fasting insulin, indicating better blood sugar control, according to researchers 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.


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.