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Congressman Gene Green Visits IMM
During a recent tour of The Brown Foundation Institute of Molecular Medicine for the Prevention of Human Diseases (IMM), Rep. Gene Green (D-Texas), left, discusses stem cell research with Eva Zsigmond, Ph.D., far right, assistant professor and associate director of the Laboratory for Developmental Biology at the IMM. A native Houstonian, Green is vice chairman of the Subcommittee on Health of the House Energy and Commerce Committee, a member of the Health and Medicare Task Force and affiliated with the Biomedical Research Caucus. Following the tour, Green met with C. Thomas Caskey, M.D., director and chief executive officer of the IMM, second from left, and Peter Davies, M.D., Ph.D., executive vice president for research at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, second from right.
Green represents the 29th Congressional District, which contains the Port of Houston and parts of the cities of Houston, Pasadena, Baytown and Humble. Also pictured in the background is Averell Sutton, legislative graduate assistant in the UT Health Science Center Office of Governmental Relations.
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