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  • Brain Injury
    From stem cell research to cutting-edge rehabilitation treatment, UTHealth physicians and researchers are finding new ways to treat traumatic brain injury, which affects 1.7 million people in the U.S. each year.
  • Virus - Autoimmune Disease
    When your body turns on you, bad things can happen. Clinical care merged with DNA discoveries by UTHealth scientists are paving the way for new treatments for autoimmune disease.
  • Healthy Aging
    Researchers and practitioners at UTHealth are working to study, treat and diagnose conditions affecting the aging population. The Center on Healthy Aging is dedicated to geriatric care.
  • Developmental Disorders
    At UTHealth, researchers and clinicians are finding ways to give children with developmental disorders the early intervention and skills they need to live fulfilling lives.
  • Neurobehavioral
    Clinicians and researchers from across the campus of UTHealth strive to discover breakthroughs in diagnosing and treating neurobehavioral disorders, including mood disorders and addiction.
  • Obesity Weight Management
    UTHealth is at the forefront of obesity prevention, research and treatment and its faculty members have developed community, education and technology-based obesity intervention programs that have worldwide impact.
  • Disaster Preparedness
    From natural disasters to public health emergencies and other crises, the importance of being prepared for an emergency situation cannot be overstated. UTHealth is your go-to resource for information on disaster preparedness.
  • Heart Health
  • Stem Cell Research
    From trying to create new cartilage in the laboratory to clinical trials for patients with traumatic brain injury and stroke, scientists and physicians at UTHealth are leading the way in stem cell research.
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In the UTHealth Newsroom

Drop off feared in the number of physicians conducting research

Physician-scientists are responsible for many lifesaving medical discoveries but their ranks could be thinning in coming years.


UT alumnus recognized for leukemia research

The 2015 Distinguished Alumnus of The University of Texas Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences at Houston is leukemia researcher Paul Liu, M.D., Ph.D.


UTHealth awarded cancer recruitment grants totaling $5.7 million

With the aid of a program to advance cancer research in the Lone Star State, The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) recently recruited two researchers who are tackling cancer at the molecular level.


Pediatrician Barbara J. Stoll, M.D., named dean of UTHealth Medical School

Barbara J. Stoll, M.D., an internationally known physician, researcher and educator, has been named dean of The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) Medical School.


Overweight firefighters more likely to attempt weight loss if advised by doctor

Overweight firefighters are twice as likely to attempt to lose weight if their health care provider gives them weight loss advice, according to new research from The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) School of Public Health.


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In the Media

UTHealth names first female dean for medical school

Houston Business Journal, 10/01/2015

An interview with the new dean of the Medical School, Barbara Stoll, M.D., appeared today in the Houston Business Journal.  


Troisi, Zhang: Climate change worsens our health

Houston Chonicle, 09/30/2015

In a Houston Chronicle op-ed piece, Catherine Troisi, Ph.D., and Kai Zhang Ph.D., detailed the effects of climate change in Houston.


First woman dean named to UTHealth med school

Houston Chronicle, 09/30/2015

An interview with the new dean of the Medical School, Barbara Stoll, M.D., appeared today in the Houston Chronicle.


Side effects for statin use are cropping up

KTRH Radio, 09/29/2015

John Higgins, M.D., was interviewed by a KTRH Radio reporter about whether a popular heart disease drug can accelerate the aging process.


Is there a case for legal doping in sports?

Texas Standard, 09/29/2015

Carlos Hamilton Jr., M.D., commented on issues associated with performance-enhancing drugs on a statewide radio program called the Texas Standard.


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