December 4, 2023

Cox appointed director of Center for Translational Injury Research

Charles S. Cox Jr., MD, has been appointed director of the Center for Translational Injury Research at McGovern Medical School at UTHealth Houston. Cox, the George and Cynthia Mitchell Distinguished Chair in Neurosciences and the Glassell Family Distinguished Chair, will focus on…

June 7, 2023

UTHealth Houston awarded nearly $13M in grants to study treatments for traumatic brain injury

Published: June 01, 2023 by Caitie Barkley Two federal grants to study treatments for traumatic brain injury have been awarded to UTHealth Houston by the Department of Defense’s Office of Congressionally Directed Medical Research Programs.  The funding marks a positive…

December 30, 2020

First patient enrolled in stem cell therapy trial for traumatic injury

The first patient has enrolled in a Phase II clinical trial evaluating a stem cell therapy for the potential early treatment of traumatic injuries and their subsequent complications at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth). The…

July 9, 2018

Pre-Clinical and Clinical Methods in Brain Trauma Research has been published!

  Drs. Amit K. Srivastava and Charles S. Cox, Jr. are the editors of the book Pre-Clinical and Clinical Methods in Brain Trauma Research. This volume explores current viewpoints and knowledge gaps in the field of traumatic brain injury (TBI)….

April 1, 2018

Variability of child access prevention laws and pediatric firearm injuries.

The American Pediatric Surgical Association’s Trauma Committee has published a great abstract on Access Prevention Laws and Firearm Injuries. The abstract was written by Dr. Emma Hamilton, Dr. Charles Cox, Dr. Mary Austin and Dr. Kevin Lally. This abstract is…

November 9, 2016

Cox, research team: Stem cell therapy appears to have TBI treatment effect

Results of a cellular therapy clinical trial for traumatic brain injury (TBI) using a patient’s own stem cells showed that the therapy appears to dampen the body’s neuroinflammatory response to trauma and preserve brain tissue, according to researchers at UTHealth….

September 29, 2016

The Q&A Charles Cox

Dr. Charles Cox is a pediatric neurosurgeon at the McGovern Medical School at the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth). He is also the co-director of the Red Duke Memorial Hermann Trauma Institute. He and his research team were…

September 9, 2016

UTHealth receives $6.8 million from DOD to study stem cell therapy for TBI

HOUSTON – (2016) – A research team led by Charles S. Cox, Jr., M.D., at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) has been awarded $6.8 million from the U.S. Department of Defense (DOD) to assess the…

January 27, 2016

Many Faces of UTHealth: Cox discusses growth in pediatrics

For Charles S. Cox, Jr., M.D., the initial appeal of spending his career at UTHealth was the location – Houston is his hometown – but the great community is what keeps him here. “Other positions don’t combine the clinical excellence,…

May 8, 2015

John’s Story: Parents stop at nothing to find cure for son

When you love someone so much, giving up is not an option. Ed and Maurie Drambel didn’t set out to be trailblazers but John, their 11-year-old son, lit a fire in them…a fire stoked by those who said there’s no…