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Nine faculty members of The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) have received the University of Texas System Regents’ Outstanding Teaching Award, which recognizes those who deliver the highest quality of instruction in the classroom, the laboratory, the field or online.
UTHealth researcher awarded $1.5 million grant from FEMA to address health of volunteer firefighters
The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) has been awarded a $1.5 million grant from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to test the effectiveness of an online health and wellness program intended to improve volunteer firefighters’ nutrition and fitness and reduce their risk of obesity and cardiovascular disease.
UTHealth researchers discover infectious prion protein in urine of patients with variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease
The misfolded and infectious prion protein that is a marker for variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease – linked to the consumption of infected cattle meat – has been detected in the urine of patients with the disease by researchers at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) Medical School.
Advances in the prevention and treatment of an often fatal condition called bacterial meningitis appear to be paying dividends in the United States, report infectious disease experts at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) in the journal The Lancet Infectious Diseases.
William Margolin, Ph.D, professor in the Department of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) Medical School, has been selected to serve as a distinguished lecturer for the American Society for Microbiology (ASM).
In the MediaKPRC-TV Channel 2, 08/16/2014
In back-to-school news, UTHealth's Raj Shani, M.D., shared backpack safety tips in this interview with KPRC-TV Channel 2 news anchor Courtney Gilmore.
UTHealth's Joseph McCormick, M.D., spoke with HealthDay reporter Dennis Thompson about the recovery process for Ebola.
Houston Public Media's KUHF Radio, 08/14/2014
UTHealth pediatrician Mfon Ekong, M.D., discussed back-to-school health during the noontime Houston Matters program of Houston Public Media's KUHF Radio.
This week in HealthLEADER, UTHealth School of Public Health experts provided important information about diabetic patients' risk of tuberculosis.
Houston Public Media's KUHF Radio, 08/13/2014
UTHealth certified lactation consultant Alisa Sanders was interviewed during the noontime Houston Matters program of Houston Public Media's KUHF Radio.