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Tao receives grant to construct vaccine knowledge base

Cui Tao, PhD, the Doris L. Ross Professor in the School of Biomedical Informatics at UTHealth Houston. (Photo by UTHealth Houston)

September 22, 2022

A four-year, $1.2 million grant that will help create a vaccine knowledge base has been given to researchers at UTHealth Houston, which is a subcontractor on a larger, $3.7 million grant awarded by the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID).


UTHealth Houston joins NIH BRAIN Initiative’s Cell Atlas Network with 5-year, nearly $5M grant

GQ Zhang, PhD, vice president and chief data scientist for UTHealth Houston. (Photo by UTHealth Houston)

September 22, 2022

A five-year, nearly $5 million grant, which will help create a coordinating unit for biostatistics, informatics, and engagement (CUBIE) for a Cell Atlas Network program to advance knowledge about the interacting neurons of the human brain, has been awarded to researchers at UTHealth Houston by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Brain Research Through Advancing Neurotechnologies (BRAIN) Initiative. 




38-year-old woman makes full recovery after ischemic stroke after participating in nationwide stroke study at UTHealth Houston

Andrea Arismendez enjoys spending time with her two sons, now that she has fully recovered from the stroke she suffered earlier this year. (Photo courtesy of Andrea Arismendez)

September 15, 2022

Having experienced a stroke less than three hours before being admitted to the hospital, Andrea Arsimendez qualified for the Multi-arm Optimization of Stroke Thrombolysis (MOST) clinical trial at UTHealth Houston, which is investigating which blood thinner – argatroban or epitifibatide – improves recovery among acute ischemic stroke patients treated with standard-of-care thrombolysis within three hours of symptom onset.




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