Research, Centers and Institutes

In the relentless pursuit of cures for some of the most challenging diseases of our time, The University of Texas Health Science Center at Tyler investigators conduct research that includes clinical, translational, and basic science aimed at improving the quality of human life. As a testament to our capability and strength, UTHSCT investigators successfully conduct […]

The Center for Biomedical Research

As a university medical center, it’s our mission to serve Northeast Texas and beyond through innovative research. The faculty and staff at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Tyler’s Center for Biomedical Research are advancing healthcare one discovery at a time. The research performed here each day plays a significant role in how […]

Texas Lung Injury Institute

The Texas Lung Injury Institute (TLII) provides state of the art research that advances our understanding about the pathogenesis of lung disease and its treatment. To promote this vital research, UT Health Science Center created the Texas Lung Injury Institute (TLII) in 2004. Recent exciting discoveries made by TLII investigators promise to improve therapy for … Read more

Texas Institute of Occupational Safety & Health

What is TIOSH® The Texas Institute of Occupational Safety and Health (TIOSH®) is the occupational and environmental medicine program of The University of Texas Health Science Center at Tyler, the clinic is located within the UT Health East Texas North Campus Riter Center. TIOSH® was created to offer a total program concept to assist companies and […]

Rural and Agricultural Occupational Medicine

The Texas Institute for Occupational Safety and Health® (TIOSH®) was first awarded a Training Project Grant from the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) in 2007 to offer innovative training for Occupational Medicine residents in the areas of rural and agricultural occupational medicine. This nationally competitive grant is the first training project grant […]

Researcher’s Welcome

Welcome Friends, The Center for Biomedical Research at The University of Texas Health Science Center Tyler is well known at the national and international levels for research contributions in the fields of lung injury, microbiology, and immunology. Recently, the biomedical research program has expanded to include investigators with a primary interest in the area of […]

Training Opportunities

At PHLET, our goal is to assist you in training your laboratory personnel in the area of laboratory preparedness. We accomplish this currently through a couple of specialized courses, both offered here at PHLET. In addition, we also have a variety of online training resources that we can connect you with. Online Training Resources MediaLab […]

Public Health Lab of East Texas Resources

Resources 2018 Collecting & Submitting Biothreat & Chemical Threat Samples 2018 PHLET Submission Information with Instructions  Clinical Laboratory Preparedness & Response Guide Resources for Sentinel Laboratories conducting Risk Assessments Zika & Arboviruses Testing of Persons Under Investigation for Dengue chikungunya and ZIKA at PHLET Before sending any samples for testing, please call your local health […]

Public Health Lab of East Texas Overview

What is the purpose of PHLET? Established in 2004, the Public Health Laboratory of East Texas (PHLET) is a registered Laboratory Response Network (LRN) reference laboratory that provides public health laboratory services and bioterrorism testing to East Texas. LRN laboratories are funded by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) as reference laboratories that […]