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UTHealth Houston study looks to control trauma triggers

Study led by Mohammed Milad, PhD, professor in the Louis A. Faillace Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at McGovern Medical School at UTHealth Houston. (Photo by UTHealth Houston)

October 20, 2023

Just as a song can remind us of the junior high dance or prom, sounds also have the ability to return traumatic memories.

Pinpointing the location of these traumatic memories is the work behind a clinical trial, “Neuromodulation of the fear extinction circuit using temporally and anatomically specific TMS in humans,” led by Mohammed Milad, PhD, professor in the Louis A. Faillace Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at McGovern Medical School at UTHealth Houston.





American Heart Association’s ASA adopts Spanish-language R.A.P.I.D.O. acronym for stroke awareness created by Cizik School of Nursing and Institute for Stroke and Cerebrovascular Diseases at UTHealth Houston

(From left) Andrea Ancer Leal, DNP, RN; Alejandra Castro, BSN, RN; and Jennifer Beauchamp, PhD, RN, and others created and developed R.Á.P.I.D.O., which has been adopted by the AHA/ASA. (Photo by David Sotelo/UTHealth Houston)

September 14, 2023

R.Á.P.I.D.O., a culturally relevant acronym created under the leadership of Jennifer Beauchamp, PhD, RN, at Cizik School of Nursing at UTHealth Houston to raise awareness of stroke signs in the Spanish-speaking Hispanic/Latino community and save lives, has been adopted by the American Stroke Association (ASA), the organization announced today.



UTHealth Houston School of Public Health researchers awarded $2M to help prevent obesity-related cancers

Shreela Sharma, PhD, professor in the Department of Epidemiology, Human Genetics and Environmental Sciences, will be the principal investigator in the community-based cancer prevention research program. (Photo by UTHealth Houston)

July 14, 2023

UTHealth Houston School of Public Health researchers will participate in a national initiative to help combat cancer disparities fueled by persistent poverty. The five-year grant was awarded to collaborators at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center from the National Cancer Institute, part of the National Institutes of Health. Nearing $10 million in funding for five years, UTHealth Houston researchers will receive nearly $2 million as co-investigators to foster cancer prevention research and strengthen community-based programs in low-income areas.  



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