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)….


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 20, 2016

Propranolol and Mesenchymal Stromal Cells Combine to Treat TBI

Review of “Propranolol and Mesenchymal Stromal Cells Combine to Treat Traumatic Brain Injury” from Stem Cells Translational Medicine by Stuart P. Atkinson While the initial consequences of a traumatic brain injury (TBI) are devastating enough, survivors face varying physical, cognitive,…


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…


October 28, 2014

Mallory’s Story: Stem Cell Research from Bench to Bedside

Children’s Regenerative Medicine Program at UTHealth Medical School It was a typical Friday night in Houston for Mallory Mayeux on July 5, 2013.  She and a friend met for dinner in midtown and were walking to their car about to…


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