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August 22, 2022
Written By: Aaron Zapata, Faillace Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences | Updated: August 22, 2022
A four-year, $2.25 million grant to identify a novel approach for facilitating smoking abstinence and limiting post-smoking cessation weight gain has been awarded to UTHealth Houston researcher Luba Yammine, PhD, by the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA).
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.
December 13, 2021
Written By: Deborah Mann Lake | Updated: December 13, 2021

COVID-19 convalescent plasma showed a likely benefit for patients early in the pandemic before remdesivir and corticosteroids were in use, according to results of a landmark study published today in JAMA Internal Medicine that included physician-scientists at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth Houston).

September 9, 2021
Written By: Jaelyn Lyles | Updated: September 9, 2021

A recent study revealed that endovascular repair of complex aortic aneurysms using fenestrated and branched endografts provides a safe and effective alternative to open surgical repair, with the lowest ever reported mortality rate in this patient population, according to researchers at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth Houston) and Memorial Hermann Heart and Vascular Institute Aortic Center.

August 30, 2021
Written By: Jeannette Sanchez | Updated: August 30, 2021

Telemedicine appointments combined with in-person visits significantly reduced the risk of further illness for children with medically complex cases, according to results of a new study by researchers with The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth).

July 29, 2021
Written By: Chelsea Overstreet | Updated: July 29, 2021

A five-year, nearly $6 million grant from the National Institute on Aging will allow investigators with The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) School of Biomedical Informatics to use artificial intelligence (AI) to advance Alzheimer’s disease research.