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Researchers identify ‘Achilles’ heel’ of drug-resistant superbug

Researchers at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston have identified a protein that allows VRE to defy antibiotic treatment.

December 9, 2019

Researchers at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) have identified a protein that allows vancomycin-resistant enterococci to defy antibiotic treatment and immune system attacks. Their discovery opens the door for future treatment options in the fight against antibiotic resistance.









McCullough wins 2019 Stroke Council Award

Photo of Louise D. McCullough, MD, PhD (Photo credit: Country Park Portraits)

November 18, 2019

The American Heart Association’s Council on Stroke has named Louise D. McCullough, MD, PhD, Roy M. And Phyllis Gough Huffington Distinguished Chair and professor of neurology, as the 2019 Stroke Council Award & Lecturer.




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