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

May 27, 2021

Thirdhand smoke impacts gut bacteria for infants, study finds

Infants exposed to thirdhand smoke while hospitalized in the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) show a difference in the composition of their gut microbiome, according to a new study by researchers with The University of Texas Health Science Center at…

September 28, 2020

Clinical trial to assess rehabilitation treatment for infants and toddlers after stroke

In the first of its kind for the tiniest stroke survivors, researchers at UTHealth will lead a stroke rehabilitation clinical trial in the state of Texas through a multi-institutional NIH StrokeNet initiative. Children who have suffered a perinatal arterial ischemic stroke…

July 16, 2020

Pediatrics contributes to national MIS-C research

Multisystem inflammatory syndrome in children (MIS-C) has been recognized as an “uncommon complication” of COVID-19. The McGovern Medical School Division of Pediatric Critical Care contributed to a network study on this topic at the request of the CDC, which recently…