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HRSA grants $10.3 million to increase COVID-19 vaccination rates for three minority, low-income populations in Texas

January 31, 2022 | Erik McKenny

A one-year, $10.3 million dollar grant from the U.S. Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) was awarded to increase COVID-19 vaccinations through the development and mobilization of existing community-based health and outreach workforces in the state by The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth Houston).

Vials of blood samples for serological testing. (Photo by UTHealth Houston)

More than 75% of Texans have COVID-19 antibodies, one of the world’s largest assessments finds

October 26, 2021 | Wendi Hawthorne

A year after launching one of the world’s largest COVID-19 antibody surveys, Texas CARES, public health experts at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth Houston) and the Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS) are estimating that over 75% of Texans have COVID-19 antibodies.

Group photo of professionals who attended the 2021 CCTS annual meeting in Houston. (Photo by Rogelio Castro/UTHealth)

Center for Clinical and Translational Sciences addresses COVID-19 health disparities in Texas

July 23, 2021 | Faith Harper

Projects of the Center for Clinical and Translational Sciences include several initiatives to address testing disparities in vulnerable and underserved populations across the state, including in the Houston metro area, in South Texas, and in East Texas and West Texas, which have higher rates of uninsured and African American populations.

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Houston COVID-19 patient enrolls in biobank repository to help others suffering from chronic coronavirus symptoms

July 22, 2021 | Deborah Mann Lake

To create a COVID-19 biobank in April 2020, physicians and researchers in the Department of Neurology were able to quickly expand the department’s BioRepository of Neurological Disorders to collect samples and data from coronavirus patients hospitalized at Memorial Hermann Health System hospitals. 


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UTHealth Team Designs Face Shields for COVID-19 Response

With cake collar material, a three-hole punch, a scrapbooking paper trimmer, and the drive to protect those on the front lines of health care, a team from The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) has designed a face shield that can be used by thousands of providers in the Texas Medical Center.