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August 1, 2022
Written By: Roman Petrowski | Updated: August 1, 2022
A study led by the lab of Mikhail Kolonin, PhD, professor and director of the Center for Metabolic and Degenerative Diseases in the Brown Foundation Institute of Molecular Medicine with McGovern Medical School at UTHealth Houston, has discovered a new molecular mechanism-controlling metabolism.
July 12, 2022
Written By: Jeannette Sanchez | Updated: July 12, 2022
Three families in three different states all share one thing in common – their children were diagnosed with spina bifida in utero. Through their journey to find help, the families were referred to Ramesha Papanna, MD, a maternal-fetal surgeon with McGovern Medical School at UTHealth Houston and The Fetal Center at Children's Memorial Hermann Hospital, where they enrolled in a one-of-a-kind fetoscopic spina bifida study using cryopreserved umbilical cord.
March 23, 2022
Written By: Jeannette Sanchez | Updated: March 23, 2022
The Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas (CPRIT) awarded over $6 million to researchers with UTHealth Houston to aid in cancer prevention research. These awards will expand liver cancer prevention to persons experiencing homelessness, facilitate communication about the HPV vaccine, and find therapeutics that can help destroy gastrointestinal cancer cells.