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December 2012

12/29/12
Houston Chronicle: 11 for '13: Henry Pownall believes in gravity

12/19/12
Houston Methodist and Remeditex LLC work to develop brain tumor drug

12/19/12
Pocket test measures 50 things in a drop of blood

12/19/12
Nature Video Channel: V-Chip: new device for biomarker testing

12/12/12
Texas Medical Center News: Survivor of Nazi experiments speaks at medical ethics conference

12/9/12
Houston Chronicle: Holocaust victim forgives for herself

12/7/12
One gene predicts rapid ALS progression 80 percent of the time

12/6/12
Holocaust survivor lends unique perspective to medical ethics conference

12/5/12
ABC 13 News: Auschwitz survivor telling her story to local doctors

12/3/12
NASA rover at Houston Methodist Hospital, part of this year's Pumps & Pipes

November 2012

11/7/12
A simpler way to predict heart failure

11/2/12
Tumor-causing cells are squishier

October 2012

10/11/12
New approach to robot-assisted bladder replacement may shorten recovery for bladder cancer patients

10/10/11
3-D model for lung cancer mimics the real thing

10/09/12
With a little exercise your fat cells may coax liver to produce good cholesterol

10/03/12
Governor Rick Perry visits The Methodist Hospital Research Institute

Office of the governor's twitter about visit to The Methodist Hospital Research Institute

August 2012

08/08/12
Deep Space, Data Analysis and Dealing with Uncertainty
BioMed Central Blog

June 2012

06/27/12
TV News clip: Researchers Working to Improve Robotic Legs
ABC13 Houston News, KTRK-TV

06/15/2012
Methodist Granted $26.2 Million to Protect Texas Patients

06/14/2012
Houston Innovators Help Medical Robots Step Into the Future
The Houston Business Journal 

Research Offers the Promise of More Independence, Along With the Wow Factor
The Houston Chronicle

06/13/2012
Special Event: New Innovations in Medical Robotics

06/11/2012
At Methodist, a Glimpse of Medical Robotics' Future

06/04/2012
Zeroing In On the Best Shape for Cancer-Fighting Nanoparticles

May 2012

05/22/2012
What Causes Flesh Eating Bacteria Cases?
Dr. James Musser interviewed on NBC affiliate, KPRC

April 2012

04/20/2012
Dr. Antonio M. Gotto Jr. Receives Prestigious Pasarow Foundation Award for Cardiovascular Research

04/16/2012
Nano-Syringe Delivers Combination, Targeted Brain Cancer Therapy

04/11/2012
Could Starving the Heart Make It Resistant to Damage?

04/3/2012
Effects of Coffee Drinking during Pregnancy on Baby Sleep Patterns
Dr. Aparajitha Verma weighs in with MSN Health

March 2012

03/12/2012
Scientists Identify More Than 500 Genes That May Cause Pancreatic Cancer
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, Drs. Neal Copeland and Nancy Jenkins

03/10/2012
TMHRI Nano Day 2012 Inspires the Next Generation of Medical Scientists

03/07/2012
Entrepreneurs Gather at TMHRI for BioHouston Sponsored Nature Journal SciCafé

03/06/2012
Investigational Human Adult Stem Cell Therapy Studied in Ischemic Stroke Patients

03/04/2012
Research Brief: A Immunologists Identify Key Player in important Immune Response Pathway
Nature Immunology, Dr. Rongfu Wang

February 2012

02/27/2012
Methodist Neurosurgeon First in Texas to Offer Chronic Pain Sufferers Next Generation Technology in Spinal Cord Stimulation

January 2012

01/27/2012
Research Brief: A Kinase called TAK1 Controls Inflammation in the Body by Tailoring Its Effects to Different Cell Types
Immunity, Dr. Rongfu Wang

01/17/2012
Research Brief: Breast Cancer Cells Targeted, Then Burned, by Gold-Filled Silicon Wafers
Advanced Healthcare Materials, Dr. Haifa Shen

01/12/2012
TMHRI CEO Presents Energy, Medicine & Technology Lecture at Annual Texas Academy of Medicine, Engineering & Science

01/02/2012
Research 11 for ’12: King Li asks, “Can we develop remote-controlled drugs?”
The Houston Chronicle

December 2011

12/02/2011
Keeping the Space Dream Alive
KUHF Houston Public Radio

November 2011

11/22/2011
Research Brief: Molecular Keys that Unlock Dual Pathways to Cancer and Ataxia Telangiectasia
Molecular Cell, Dr. Bo Xu

11/4/2011
Research Brief: Top Down Proteomics Nature Report
Nature, Dr. Adai Vellaichamy

October 2011

10/24/2011
Scientists from TMHRI and Other Institutions Investigate 1950s Global Staph Mystery 

10/24/2011
The Methodist Hospital Research Institute Building Wins Excellence in Construction Award

10/20/2011
Getting the Jump on Infectious Diseases
Hospitals & Health Networks Magazine

10/11/2011
Statement from Ron Girotto on the Death of John Baxter, M.D.

10/5/2011
Leaders in Oncophysics Link Physics With Cancer

10/1/2011
Ernie H. Cockrell Inducted into the American Academy of Arts and Sciences

September 2011

9/30/2011
Methodist is Honored for $22.2 Million in CPRIT Awards

9/28/2011
$12 Million Collaborative Grant Seeks to Improve Cord Blood Transplantation for Cancer Patients

9/26/2011
New stent graft could allow repair of aneurysms involving both the aorta and renal arteries

9/8/2011
New Stroke Prevention Trial Has Immediate Implications for Treating Patients

9/12/2011
NanoDays: The Italian Way!
National Informal Science Education Network

August 2011

8/29/2011
A New Generation of Microbe Hunters
The New York Times

8/24/2011
The When Anthrax Isn't Anthrax

8/22/2011
The Methodist Hospital Research Institute Building featured in Architectural Record

8/18/2011
Novel Suicide Gene Therapy Combined with Standard Treatment is Safe to Treat Malignant Brain Tumors

8/17/2011
Methodist Scientists Build $8.6 Million Imaging Suite to Speed Diagnosis

8/9/2011
Doctors Hopeful that Laser Thermal Therapy Will End Patient’s Seizures

July 2011

7/22/2011
Researchers Believe Opportunties for Science in Space will Continue

June 2011

6/17/2011
The Methodist Hospital System Named among Houston’s Best Places to Work

6/14/2011
Dr. Robert G. Grossman Receives Distinguished Award for Spinal Cord Injury Research

May 2011

5/27/2011
Texas's $3 Billion Fund Lures Scientific Heavyweights
Science Magazine

5/26/2011
Powerhouse Cancer Geneticists Named to Key Roles at The Methodist Hospital Research Institute

5/17/2011
Mauro Ferrari Honored by the Controlled Release Society

5/11/2011
First U.S. Patient Enrolled in Stem Cell Transplantation/Cardiac Bypass Study to Treat Heart Failure

April 2011

4/25/2011
The Methodist Hospital Research Institute Creates Multidisciplinary Translational Research Departments

4/25/2011
Methodist Co-Sponsors First International Pumps & Pipes Conference

4/5/2011
TMHRI Investigators Awarded $3.5 million by the Cancer Prevention and Research Initiative of Texas

4/4/2011
Adding Stem Cells to Common Bypass Surgery May Reduce Heart Failure

4/1/2011
Dr. Lidong Qin Awarded Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas Grant

March 2011

3/1/2011
National Science Foundation Hosts Nanotech Conference at The Methodist Hospital Research Institute

February 2011

2/21/2011
Methodist Physicians Replace Diseased Heart Valve Through Small Hole in the Leg

2/15/2011
Physician and Former Astronaut Joins The Methodist Hospital Research Institute

2/1/2011
Dr. Elvin Blanco Awarded U.S. Department of Defense Breast Cancer Research Program and Susan G. Komen for the Cure® Postdoctoral Fellowships

January 2011

1/31/2011
The Simmons Family Foundation Awards Collaborative Research Grants

1/27/2011
The Methodist Hospital Opens MITIE, a 35,000 Square Foot Virtual Surgical Training Center

1/24/2011
The Methodist Hospital Chosen for Percutaneous Valve Replacement Study

1/19/2011
CBS Sports Commentator Jim Nantz and The Methodist Hospital Launch Nantz National Alzheimer Center

December 2010

12/30/2010
Mauro Ferrari and Ennio Tasciotti Develop Biosynthetic 'Fracture Putty' to Mend Broken Bones
The Economist 

12/28/2010
The 11 for '11: Mauro Ferrari on Nanotechnology
The Houston Chronicle 

12/27/2010 
NIH Grants $6.78 Million to Study Progression of Heart Disease

12/21/2010 
The Methodist Hospital Research Institute Funds 2010 Scholar Awards

12/7/2010 
Mixing Blood and Oil: Conference Tackles Similar Challenges from Two Major Industries

12/03/2010
Cornell President David Skorton Elected to National Academies Institute of Medicine
Cornell Daily Sun 

 

November 2010

11/15/2010
Dr. Mauro Ferrari Receives AMWA McGovern Award for Medical Communication

11/05/2010
The Texas Center for Cancer Nanomedicine Created with $16 Million NCI Grant
Houston Chronicle

11/05/2010
Dr. Mauro Ferrari Profiled in Houston Business Journal
Houston Business Journal

11/03/2010
National Nanotechnology Initiative Seeks Comments On Strategic Plan
AAAS Policy Alert

11/01/2010
The Methodist Hospital Research Institute Investigators Awarded $3 million in CPRIT Funding

October 2010

10/28/2010
Nanoshells Provide Golden Touch in Killing Breast Tumors

10/27/2010
The Methodist Hospital Research Institute Opens 440,000 Square Foot Research Building in Houston

10/26/2010
The Methodist Hospital Research Insitute Announces New Department of Nanomedicine

10/18/2010
Dr. Mauro Ferrari honored by the Chinese Academy of Sciences

September 2010

9/17/2010
The Methodist Hospital Research Institute Announces 2011 Inaugural Research Symposium

9/8/2010
The Methodist Hospital Names Jenny C. Chang as Director of Methodist Cancer Center

August 2010

8/12/2010
Dr. Mauro Ferrari joins The Methodist Hospital Research Institute as President and CEO

March 2010

3/22/2010
The Methodist Hospital Research Institute Receives $5 Million Donation to Study Neurodegenerative Diseases, Alzheimer’s

3/11/2010
New Drug Reduces Bad Cholesterol and Triglycerides Without Statin Side Effects

Feb 2010

2/22/2010
Genome Study Shows How Strep Throat Germ Circumvents Our Immune System

2/18/2010
$11.5 Million NIH Center Grant Funds Novel Cancer Stem Cell Research at The Methodist Hospital Research Institute

Jan 2010

1/25/2010
Genome Sequencing Study Finds Clues To Unraveling The Causes Of Deadly Epidemics

1/15/2010
Moran Foundation Publication Awards in Clinical Research and Translational Research

1/14/2010
Alliance for NanoHealth Investigators Meeting 2010 –February 23, 2010

Dec 2009

12/29/2009
Mutant Gene Lessens Devastation of Flesh-Eating Bacteria

Oct 2009

10/13/2009
Rice and The Methodist Hospital Win Stimulus Funding

Sept 2009

9/29/2009
Renowned Stem Cell Researcher Irving Weissman To Speak at TMHRI

9/3/2009
TMHRI Joins GCC’s John S Dunn Chemical Genomics Research Consortium

9/1/2009
Dr. John D. Baxter Receives Sidney H. Ingbar Distinguished Lectureship Award

May 2009

5/8/2009
Dr. Leif Peterson to co-chair ICMLA special session

5/6/2009
Carin and Todd Barth Host TMHRI dinner featuring Diabetes Research

March 2009

3/25/2009
Collaborative center aimed at treating, curing retinoblastoma opens

February 2009

2/5/2009
Internationally Acclaimed Researcher Joins Methodist and UH

2/2/2009
Dr. Stephen Wong named John S. Dunn, Sr. Distinguished Endowed Chair in Biomedical Engineering

January 2009

1/21/2009
Simmons Family Foundation awards collaborative research grants

December 2008

12/10/2008
Methodist Launches Diabetes Research Program with Internationally Known Physician-Scientists