May 18, 2022

Tran research wins multiple research awards

Recent research from Thu Tran, DO, neonatal-perinatal fellow, PGY-6, in the Department of Pediatrics, has garnered a pair of awards from the Southern Society for Pediatric Research and the Pediatric Academic Society. Tran was honored with the Southern Society for Pediatric Research…


May 10, 2022

National Nurses Week: 6 UTHealth Houston nurses honored at 2022 ‘Salute to Nurses’ luncheon

  Six practicing and aspiring nurses with UTHealth Houston were honored Wednesday, May 4, at the 2022 “Salute to Nurses” luncheon, hosted by the Houston Chronicle. Traditionally held during National Nurses Week, the annual event aims to recognize the most dedicated nurses…


April 14, 2022

Researchers focus on early childhood educators’ social and emotional well-being with $2.1 million grant

A five-year, $2.1 million grant will allow researchers at UTHealth Houston to test the impact of the Cultivating Awareness and Resilience in Education (CARE) program on the social and emotional well-being of early childhood educators in Head Start programs across three…


January 25, 2022

Research Reels – Dr. Anthony Flores

In our new series, #ResearchReels, Anthony Flores, MD, chief of pediatric infectious diseases with McGovern Medical School at UTHealth Houston and associate professor at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center UTHealth Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, shares his…


December 2, 2021

Northrup leads study for Tuberous Sclerosis Complex

Hope Northrup, MD Recent research led by Hope Northrup, MD, professor in the Department of Pediatrics, and various other chairs and cochairs from the International TSC Consensus Group, hoping to update diagnostic criteria and recommendations for surveillance and management of Tuberous sclerosis…


October 8, 2021

MEG Center publishes five papers in calendar year

Highlighting the work of the Magnetoencephalography (MEG) Center at McGovern Medical School, Michael Funke, MD, PhD, associate professor in the Department of Pediatrics and director of the MEG Center, and his team have published five papers in various journals over the last calendar…


August 30, 2021

Study finds telemedicine appointments reduce risk of further illness

A study led by Ricardo Mosquera, MD, with McGovern Medical School at UTHealth found telemedicine appointments reduce risk of further illness. (Photo by Roger Castro/UTHealth) Telemedicine appointments combined with in-person visits significantly reduced the risk of further illness for children…


August 26, 2021

Wang wins collaborative research award

Jun Wang, PhD, associate professor in the Department of Pediatrics, is the winner of the 2021 John S. Dunn Collaborative Research Award, presented by the Gulf Coast Consortia. Wang, and teammate Xiaolong Jiang, PhD, assistant professor of neuroscience at Baylor…


August 26, 2021

Publication Spotlight: Natalie A. Montanez FNP-C, CPHON

Natalie A. Montanez FNP-C, CPHON Advanced Practice Provider University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston – McGovern Medical School Gulf States Hemophilia & Thrombophilia Center   PUBLICATIONS    ABSTRATS/SCIENTIFIC EXHIBITS  Escobar M, Montanez N, Scully M, et al. Non-severe…


June 29, 2021

Kids’ hospitalization rates are spiking for Type 2 diabetes, according to new study

Michael Yafi, MD, spoke to FOX 26 News about an increase in hospitalization rates of children with Type 2 diabetes. FOX 26 NEWS Kids’ hospitalization rates are spiking for Type 2 diabetes, according to new study


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