Eric Boerwinkle, Ph.D., was quoted in this International Business News story about the Texas Medical Center's new biotechnology collaborative.
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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.
The Hurricane Harvey Relief Fund has awarded $2.6 million to The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) for a technology-supported program for patients with unmet post-Harvey behavioral health needs.
The first-of-its-kind center dedicated to treating the behavioral health needs of military veterans and their families, the UTHealth Trauma and Resilience Center has opened its doors at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth).
With the first $6 million in state funds approved by the Legislative Budget Board and the Governor to the Texas Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC) for the construction of a psychiatric hospital in Houston, The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) will oversee construction of a continuum of care campus for behavioral health that addresses a critical need in Texas.
For the eighth time, The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) has been recognized as a Top Workplace, according to a survey published in the Nov. 5 issue of the Houston Chronicle.
Tracy McGrady entered the NBA straight from high school at the age of 18, a feat only a handful of players had been able to do previously. Teams were excited about his skills, basketball IQ and youth, but because of back problems, he was only projected to play four to five years. His health was a major concern for teams, except one – the Toronto Raptors.
Ranked consistently in the top 5 percent in the nation, the Cizik School of Nursing at UTHealth educates professional nurses as clinicians and scientists, discovers and translates advances in the biomedical and social sciences, and models best practices and innovation in clinical care.
Uniquely positioned to advance the health and well-being within our diverse communities and address the shortage of primary care providers and nurses, we develop tomorrow’s leaders in nursing practice, education and research.
The McGovern Medical School at UTHealth is the sixth largest in the U.S., graduating more than 6,000 physicians since its establishment in 1972. Nearly 70 percent of graduates choose to remain in Texas to continue providing exceptional care throughout the state.
The faculty of the McGovern Medical School comprises today’s medical leaders in their fields—physicians and scientists who are skilled educators, researchers, and clinicians committed to providing quality, compassionate patient care. The McGovern Medical School is also home to more than 20 centers and institutes focusing on the most challenging health-related issues of our time.
The UTHealth Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, a joint graduate educational program with UT M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, equips the researchers of tomorrow with the knowledge and training to turn discovery into life-saving solutions.
Under the mentorship of leading scientists from both institutions, our graduate students are conducting groundbreaking research in the most promising and relevant fields of biomedical science, including genetics, immunology, stem cell research, neuroscience and cancer biology.
The UTHealth School of Biomedical Informatics educates future scientists and professionals in informatics and health information technology. The first and only school of its kind in the nation, SBMI studies population health using “big data” to identify environmental and behavioral patterns that lead to better disease prevention.
Our faculty and students are working to revolutionize patient safety and care by finding novel ways to capture, integrate, use and display biomedical data, information and knowledge.
Founded in 1905, the UTHealth School of Dentistry was the first dental school in Texas and set the bar for exceptional training in oral health care and research. It continues to lead dental education today by enriching the lives and health of our community and the world through patient care and leading-edge research—our foundation in the pursuit of excellence in education.
The School of Dentistry has graduated more than 10,000 dentists, dental hygienists and postgraduate specialists and serves as a dependable source of quality dental care for patients of all ages in its school-based and mobile clinics.
The UTHealth School of Public Health protects and improves the health of individuals, families, communities and populations locally and globally through work in human genomics, outcomes research and comparative effectiveness of healthy lifestyle interventions.
With six campuses across the state, the School of Public Health can focus on a range of health challenges and prevention strategies—from obesity, diabetes, abuse and addiction, to infectious disease and cardiovascular disease.
UT Physicians is the name of the clinical practice of the McGovern Medical School at UTHealth.
With more than 1,000 clinicians certified in 80 medical specialties and subspecialties, UT Physicians provides primary, urgent, complex and multi-specialty care for the entire family at every age and stage of life.
Patients have access to emerging clinical advances delivered to them by caring, compassionate providers. From its flagship location in the Texas Medical Center to one of the many sites throughout Greater Houston, UT Physicians brings the expertise of the McGovern Medical School at UTHealth close to home.