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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).

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.

Study examines diversity trends in pediatric population

Researchers examined 367,863 pediatric faculty and found the URiM female representation increased from 4.4% in 2000 to 7.8% in 2020 in the pediatric field.

August 31, 2022

The rate of underrepresented in medicine (URiM) women in the pediatric field have significantly increased, but the rates have remained stagnant and decreased in Black men, according to researchers with UTHealth Houston.

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