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Annual Houston Chronicle Top Workplaces Survey now open

May 7, 2018

As a direct result of your feedback, UTHealth has been honored as a Top Workplace by the Houston Chronicle for the past eight years. UTHealth has been invited to participate in the Top Workplaces survey again this year and to receive important, anonymous feedback from employees. For the first time, all full-time UTHealth employees will be invited to participate in the survey, whether they work in Houston or around the state.

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Pioneering paper shows infection control and prevention in clinics is in everyone’s hands

May 2, 2018

When it comes to the examination room at your health care clinic, you might think that avoiding catching the flu or other more deadly viruses is out of your hands, so to speak. But infectious disease experts at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth), who just published a practical guide for infectious disease control in clinics, reveal how we can all help make a difference in infection control.

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Size matters when fighting cancer, groundbreaking UTHealth study finds

April 26, 2018

Doctors could be a step closer to finding the most effective way to treat cancer with a double whammy of a virus combined with boosting the natural immune system, according to a pioneering study by researchers at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) and The Ohio State University.

Faculty and staff join together to advance UTHealth

Faculty and staff join together to advance UTHealth

April 23, 2018

As we near the close of the 2018 UTHealth Faculty & Staff Campaign, we are thrilled to report that 364 UTHealth employees have contributed a total of $1,004,946.79 (and counting!) during the 2018 fiscal year. Thank you to those who have already made an annual gift. Your generosity brings the university closer to more groundbreaking achievements.

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UTHealth receives funding to study stem cell therapy for traumatic injury

April 23, 2018

The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) has received funding through a public/private partnership for the first-ever clinical trial investigating a stem cell therapy for early treatment and prevention of complications after severe traumatic injury. The proposed Phase 2 trial is underwritten with $2 million from the Medical Technology Consortium (MTEC) and $1.5 million from Memorial Hermann Foundation.

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