The University of Houston System is a member of the Texas Medical Center (TMC), the largest medical center in the world.
Thu, 04 Feb 2016
By Jeannie Kever:: Genomics researcher J. Craig Venter will present the 2016 Farfel Distinguished Lecture Feb. 8, the latest in a series of world-renowned scientists, artists and thinkers to deliver the University of Houston’s most prestigious lectureship.
Thu, 28 Jan 2016
By Marisa Ramirez:: In 2014, a Texas hospital treated and released a man who later became the first Ebola victim diagnosed in the U.S. The Hobby Center for Public Policy’s “White Paper Series” examines those events in “The Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Ebola Crisis: A Perfect Storm of Human Errors, System Failures and Lack of Mindfulness.”
Mon, 25 Jan 2016
By Jeannie Kever:: Genomics researcher J. Craig Venter will present the 2016 Farfel Distinguished Lecture next month, the latest in a series of world-renowned scientists, artists and thinkers to deliver the University of Houston’s most prestigious lectureship.
Tue, 15 Dec 2015
By Jeannie Kever:: A University of Houston scientist has been named a Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors in recognition of her work in drug development.
Tue, 08 Dec 2015
By None:: Paula Myrick Short, Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs and Provost at the University of Houston, has been named to the recently formed Texas Medical Center Women’s Leadership Council.
Tue, 08 Dec 2015
By Lisa Merkl:: UH College of Optometry’s Pat Segu, O.D., received the 2015 Distinguished Service Award from the Vision Care Section of the American Public Health Association for the continued high quality of service she has demonstrated in the area of public health eye and vision care.
Mon, 30 Nov 2015
By Marisa Ramirez:: A new social media movement that began at the Graduate College of Social Work aims to connect domestic violence victims to critical assistance through an easily accessible product.
Thu, 12 Nov 2015
By Jeannie Kever:: Researchers from the University of Houston have analyzed brain activity data collected from more than 400 people who viewed an exhibit at the Menil Collection, offering evidence that useable brain data can be collected outside of a controlled laboratory setting. They also reported the first real-world demonstration of what happens in the brain as people observe artwork.
Tue, 10 Nov 2015
By Marisa Ramirez:: A new University of Houston study examined a practice that may seem like a harmless playground antic, but could have long-lasting and harmful effects to a young girl’s perception of herself and of food.
Mon, 19 Oct 2015
By Lisa Merkl:: Representing more than 11 academic colleges and mentored by faculty from a wide range of disciplines, more than 175 undergraduate students will present posters and oral projects at UH’s 11th annual Undergraduate Research Day Oct. 22.
Fri, 09 Oct 2015
By Lisa Merkl:: A $950,000 National Science Foundation grant awarded to UH will fund a new high-performance computer equipped with accelerators, a new technology that promises to be the prevailing trend of the future.
Tue, 29 Sep 2015
By Lisa Merkl:: A UH researcher and his team were awarded nearly $2.3 million in funding from the NIH’s National Cancer Institute to find a more effective treatment for prostate cancer. The standard treatment methods in the advanced stage of the disease lose effectiveness after about one to two years.
Wed, 23 Sep 2015
By Marisa Ramirez:: The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration has awarded the Graduate College of Social Work’s 'SMART Cougars' program a $900,000 grant to work with minority youth at risk of contracting HIV/AIDS and Hepatitis C.
Tue, 22 Sep 2015
By Jeannie Kever:: Researchers have discovered a new stretchable, transparent conductor that can be folded or stretched and released at least 10,000 times without showing signs of fatigue, a crucial step in creating a new generation of foldable electronics – think a flat-screen television that can be rolled up for easy portability – and implantable medical devices.
Fri, 18 Sep 2015
By Jeannie Kever:: Researchers long have known many people end cognitive behavioral therapy before the recommended course of treatment has ended, but why that happens has remained something of a mystery. New research from the University of Houston suggests some answers.
Fri, 04 Sep 2015
By Jeannie Kever:: The University of Houston’s petroleum engineering and biomedical engineering programs – the two newest for the Cullen College of Engineering – have been accredited by the Accrediting Board for Engineering Technology, which focuses on college and university programs in applied science, computing, engineering and engineering technology.
Mon, 24 Aug 2015
By Lisa Merkl:: UH researchers are on a mission to develop drugs to defeat pancreatic cancer. If successful, these drugs would allow physicians to prolong patient survival and, possibly, even eradicate this deadliest of cancers.
Thu, 13 Aug 2015
By Marisa Ramirez:: The countdown is on to a new school year. UH has experts to navigate and survive going back to school.
Wed, 12 Aug 2015
By Mike Emery:: Healthy Houstonians have long flocked to Whole Foods Market locations for groceries and wellness items. On Aug. 20, shoppers at the city’s Post Oak location will have an opportunity to support University of Houston initiatives focused on sustainability and healthy eating.