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Researchers at UTHealth Houston will use telehealth in an effort to reduce existing racial disparities in blood pressure control and stroke recurrence among stroke survivors. (Photo by Getty Images)

Sharrief awarded $3.1M NIH grant to test whether telehealth improves racial disparities in outcomes for stroke survivors

A trial testing whether multidisciplinary telehealth intervention will help improve racial disparities in outcomes for adult stroke survivors will be launched at The University of Texas Health Science ...
December 6, 2021
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Image made of three headshots (from left to right: Monica Guidry, Robin Riggs, and Cecilia Ganduglia Cazaban. (Photos and graphic by UTHealth Houston)

Ganduglia Cazaban, Guidry, Riggs earn UTHealth Houston President’s Awards for Leadership

The 2021 recipients of the President’s Awards for Leadership at UTHealth Houston are Cecilia Ganduglia Cazaban, MD, DrPH, assistant professor with UTHealth School of Public Health; Monica K. Guidry...
December 3, 2021
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Virtual 2021 Kopchick Symposium addresses failure and perseverance

Virtual 2021 Kopchick Symposium addresses failure and perseverance

The Kopchick Fellows, recipients of the Dr. John J. and Charlene Kopchick Fellowships, organized the 2021 Dr. John J. Kopchick Research Symposium:  Failure and Perseverance in Science, which was held...
November 15, 2021
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Pramod Dash, PhD, presents the Terry J. Crow, PhD Scholarship in Neuroscience to GSBS student Cana Quave, center. Quave’s advisor is Fabricio H. Do Monte (left). (Courtesy of John Concha/UTHealth)

Quave awarded Terry J. Crow, PhD, Scholarship in Neuroscience

GSBS PhD student Cana Quave was awarded the 2021 Terry J. Crow, PhD, Scholarship in Neuroscience. Quave's advisor is Fabricio Do Monte, PhD, and he is affiliated with GSBS Program in...
November 10, 2021
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Work by GSBS alumna Vanja Krneta-Stankic, PhD, published on cover of Cell Reports

Graduate School alumna Vanja Krneta-Stankic’s research on kidney development was published in Cell Reports and featured on the cover of the July issue. In this Q&A with the Graduate School...
November 1, 2021
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With more testing and more people staying indoors due to skin cancer risk and the COVID-19 pandemic, doctors at UTHealth Houston are seeing an uptick in patients with vitamin D deficiency. (Photo by Getty Images)

The power of vitamin D: What experts already know (and are still learning) about the ‘sunshine vitamin’

It’s no secret that vitamin D is critical to balancing many areas of health. But from pediatric broken bones to cluster headaches, physicians and scientists at The University of Texas Health Science...
October 29, 2021
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Sood elected to the National Academy of Medicine

Sood elected to the National Academy of Medicine

Anil Sood, MD, an MD Anderson UTHealth Graduate School faculty member and professor of Gynecologic Oncology and Reproductive Medicine at MD Anderson, has been elected to the National Academy of Medicine...
October 20, 2021
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Salinas helps budding scientists find career direction, passion

Salinas helps budding scientists find career direction, passion

From a young age, Raquel Ybanez Salinas’ father told her she has a great talent in seeing the potential in others, and as she was navigating through early career decisions, it was the guidance...
October 18, 2021
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Researchers at UTHealth Houston, assisted by McGovern Medical School students like Yashasvee Munshi, will leverage a biorepository of COVID-19 patients to study what role sex differences play in the disease. (Photo by Robert Seale)

McCullough and Liu awarded $3.7M NIH grant to study sex differences in COVID-19 outcomes

A $3.7 million grant to identify patients at risk for developing chronic consequences of COVID-19 infection and discover potential underlying mechanisms leading to neuropsychiatric symptoms (NPS) has been...
October 15, 2021
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Morrison receives 2020 President’s Scholar Award

MD Anderson UTHealth Graduate School faculty member Alanna C. Morrison, PhD, was one of the recipients of the 2020 President’s Scholar Award for Excellence in Research from UTHealth President Giuseppe...
October 15, 2021
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