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Interventional cardiologists Abhijeet Dhoble, MD, (left), and Muhammad Khan, MD, (right), were part of a UTHealth Houston team of experts who treated patient Brenton Parr after he suffered a major stroke. (Photo by UTHealth Houston)

Quick stroke treatment and innovative heart surgery by UTHealth Houston allow stroke survivor to return to health

Brenton Parr had felt dizzy like this twice before. But this time, it was far worse and he had to lie down. He knew instinctively he was having a stroke. Thanks to the quick response by neurology, neurosurgery, and cardiology experts at UTHealth Houston, he is once more hitting the gym and living life to to the fullest.

Ten UTHealth Houston researchers received grants for research encompassing diverse focus areas, from liver and traumatic brain injuries to blood clot prevention, pediatric blood vessel injuries, and spinal cord recovery. (Photo by UTHealth Houston)

UTHealth Houston receives $3.4 million in grants to spearhead revolutionary trauma research initiatives

Groundbreaking research initiatives to advance the treatment of traumattric injuries at UTHealth Houston have been funded with $3.4 million in grants from the Trauma Research and Combat Casualty Collaborative (TRC4), an initiative of The University of Texas System. 

Photo of Lara Savas, PhD, lead researcher on the study and associate professor in the Department of Health Promotion and Behavioral Sciences at UTHealth Houston School of Public Health.

New clinic-based study shows a program created by UTHealth Houston researchers can improve HPV vaccination rates among youth

A program for clinic systems created by researchers at UTHealth Houston called the Adolescent Vaccination Program (AVP) has proven to be effective at increasing human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination rates among adolescents according to a new study published in Vaccines.

Catherine Gray is all smiles these days now that she can be fully present with her young family. Her 20 years of pain are behind her thanks to best-practice endometriosis treatment by Mateo Leon, MD. (Photo by Brad Driver, UT Physicians)

Sharing a long endometriosis journey to help others

From the day her period started at age 13, Catherine Gray experienced daily (often excruciating) pain that interfered with school, work, and her life as a young adult. She later had issues with her bladder, intestines, and bowel. What she didn’t realize was that she had endometriosis, and it was spreading to other organs. There were many days she couldn’t get out of bed.




Harris Health breaks ground on new hospital project on LBJ campus

Leaders from Harris Health and UTHealth Houston taking a group picture. (Photo by Halle Jones/UTHealth Houston)

UTHealth Houston celebrated alongside its hospital partner as Harris Health System broke ground on a new $1.6 billion hospital on the Lyndon B. Johnson campus in Northeast Harris County that will enhance health care in one of the county’s most vulnerable communities.



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