UTHSCT Awarded Nearly $2-million Grant To Help Prevent Colorectal Cancer Among East Texans

The Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas (CPRIT) has just awarded The University of Texas Health Science Center at Tyler a grant in the amount of $1,952,724. This grant is part of CPRIT's larger awarding announcement, which includes 58 academic research grants, 10 prevention awards and three product development research awards, totaling nearly $136 […]

UTHSCT Residents Help More Than 1,100 Students Get on the Field

The University of Texas Health Science Center at Tyler (UTHSCT) hosted their annual sports pre-participation exams for 14 area high schools on Wednesday May 1, 2019. The event, which has continuously grown for nearly a decade, served 1,112 students throughout the East Texas region."It is always a great opportunity when we can combine the general […]

UTHSCT Develops Drug Headed to Clinical Trials

TYLER, Texas — The University of Texas Health Science Center at Tyler has a history of helping patients fight lung diseases like tuberculosis. Over time, they have expanded their reach to biomedical and clinical research, and doctors at the UT Health North Campus are staying true to the hospital's origin.For two decades, Drs. Steve Idell […]

Dr. Paul McGaha To Serve as Smith County Health Authority

Dr. Paul McGaha – Associate Professor and Chair of the Department of Community Health at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Tyler (UTHSCT) – will serve as the Smith County Health Authority effective October 1, replacing Dr. Jeffrey Levin, who retired September 30 after serving for six years. McGaha has served for more than 33 years in […]

$2.8 million NIH grant will fund tuberculosis research

The University of Texas Health Science Center at Tyler (UTHSCT) has received a $2.8 million grant from the National Institutes for Health (NIH) for a study of Mycobacterium tuberculosis (Mtb), which infects a third of the world's population, causing 1.3 million deaths per year, including 100,000 children. Principal investigator on the research is UTHSCT Chair […]

Child Psychiatry Access Network now available in East Texas

East Texas pediatricians and primary care providers have a new ally to address behavioral and mental health issues for their child and adolescent patients. The University of Texas Health Science Center at Tyler (UTHSCT) is the East Texas hub for the Child Psychiatry Access Network (CPAN) which begins Monday, September 14, providing doctors throughout East […]

NIH grants $881,000 for respiratory research at UTHSCT

The University of Texas Health Science Center at Tyler (UTHSCT) has received a new, two-year, $881,000 grant from the National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences (NCATS) at the National Institutes of Health (NIH).  The new grant funds three UTHSCT professors of medicine as principal investigators — Dr. Steven Idell, Dr. Andrey Komissarov and Dr. Galina Florova […]

UT Health Science Center’s Dr. Torry Tucker to receive Regents’ Outstanding Teaching Award

Dr. Torry A. Tucker has been selected to receive the 2020 Regents' Outstanding Teaching Award from The University of Texas System Board of Regents to recognize extraordinary classroom performance and innovation. The honor reflects the great respect from students, peers and presidents have for his teaching abilities and contributions.”This award is so well deserved, and we are […]

Takeout Tips

With traditional dine-in meals no longer an option amid COVID-19, delivery, to go and takeout has become the new norm for many. Some foods are hot, while some may be cold when purchased. Sometimes these foods are eaten right away, but others may have been bought in advance. Many of these perishable foods can cause […]