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Jagat Narula, MD, PhD, executive vice president and chief academic officer at UTHealth Houston.

Jagat Narula, MD, PhD, named UTHealth Houston’s new chief academic officer

Jagat Narula, MD, PhD, a world-renowned physician-scientist and leader in academic medicine, has been named executive vice president and chief academic officer at UTHealth Houston, effective January 2023.

Recent research on a novel approach to the treatment of pancreatic cancer, from the lab of Jennifer Bailey, PhD, has been published in Cancer Immunology Research. (Photo by UTHealth Houston)

Radiofrequency ablation successful in reducing pancreatic tumor progression in preclinical trial

Recent research on a novel approach to the treatment of pancreatic cancer, from the lab of Jennifer Bailey, PhD, assistant professor in the Department of Anesthesiology with McGovern Medical School at UTHealth Houston, has been published in Cancer Immunology Research.

Back Row (L to R): David Posado; Brian Yegge; Ruben Valle Jr.; Tina Bryant; Naja Brightmon; Olaide Iyiola. Front Row (L to R): Alexander Brooks; Brian Thomas; Terry Ponder; Tiffany Hudson; David Schulman. (Photo by Nathan Jeter/UTHealth Houston)

Meet the voices of the IT Solution Center: David Posado

When UTHealth Houston staff, faculty, or students need to call the IT Solution Center — also known as the “Help Desk” — the highly skilled people who answer those calls do not work for a vendor or happen to be in another country. They are all full-time UTHealth Houston employees who are dedicated call responders, working together to get computers or mobile devices up and running again.

Texas Sprouts – a gardening, nutrition, and cooking intervention implemented in elementary schools in Austin – improved glucose control and reduced bad cholesterol in high-risk minority youth. (Photo by Getty Images)

School garden-based interventions can improve blood sugar, reduce bad cholesterol in children

School garden-based interventions can improve metabolic parameters such as blood sugar and cholesterol in children, according to a new study from UTHealth Houston.




Choucair carves out 30-year career at UTHealth Houston

Photo of Bassel Choucair, associate vice president of IT user experience and support at UTHealth Houston.

Bassel Choucair, associate vice president of IT user experience and support at UTHealth Houston, recently celebrated a significant milestone: 30 years with the university. It has been his first and only place of employment after graduating from Boston University with a degree in biomedical engineering.



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