Dr. Charles S. Cox, Jr., is the George and Cynthia Mitchell Distinguished Chair in Neurosciences and directs the Pediatric Surgical Translational Laboratories and Pediatric Program in Regenerative Medicine at McGovern Medical School at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth). He directs the Pediatric Trauma Program at UTHealth/Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital in the Texas Medical Center.
In practice in Houston since 1996, Dr. Cox treats children up to 18 years old and adult patients with congenital problems. He manages highly complex, multi-disciplinary problems in children, providing long-term continuity of care for complex conditions.
Dr. Cox has served on scientific study sections/review groups for the National Institutes of Health, American Heart Association, Veterans Affairs MERIT Awards, Department of Defense, Congressionally Directed Medical Research Programs, as well as National Research Programs in Canada, Singapore, and the Czech Republic. He is the author of over 100 scientific publications, 20 book chapters, and is the editor of a text in press entitled, Progenitor Cell Therapy for Neurological Injury.
Dr. Cox is a resident of Bellaire and is married and the father of two sons and two daughters. His favorite leisure activity is cycling.
University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston, 1988
University of Texas Medical School at Houston, 1994
University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston, 1992
University of Michigan, 1996
University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, 1997