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Taking Out
Cancer

Three UH researchers, Three innovative approaches to cancer treatment

The Next Generation of Chemotherapy

Bose has made great strides in his cancer research with chemotherapy. He says cancer is a disease of genetic disorder and should be treated as such …

Out of the Box

Beginning his career as a physician, Zhang developed an interest in viruses and the immune system during his years in practice as an infectious disease specialist. This led him to take on immunotherapy as a novel way to combat cancer …

Cancer Treatment of Tomorrow

A genome sequencing pioneer in the field of microRNA research and application, Gunaratne sees tailor-made cancer treatments in the near future …

Global Groundbreaking Discoveries

UH Center uses laser mapping around the world to produce valuable research data.

Q&A: Combating HIV/AIDS With Smart Cougars

Social Work teaches that societal issues, like mental health concerns, substance abuse and some health conditions, are all connected. Graduate College of Social Work Associate Professor Luis Torres discusses an innovative program called SMART Cougars, which takes aim at HIV/AIDS transmissions in minority young people …

Jan Bergmanson

On a quest to change lives and give back sight …

Eye Spy

Spotlighting University of Houston’s College of Optometry post-doctoral fellow, Leah Johnson …

“Smart” Cement Could Talk to Engineers about Well Conditions

With the rattle and hum of a giant drilling bit churning through clay, a new frontier in oil and gas exploration began at the University of Houston this spring …

Teaching by Example

Former Shell President John Hofmeister shows the next generation of energy leaders how it’s done …

UH Spurs Innovation, Startups

A new innovation center at the UH Energy Research Park provides students, faculty and alumni a space to start their business …

Conservation Yields Undergrad Awards

Two Honors College members earn national research recognition.

Creating Research Excellence

At UH, we have pursued 88 years of excellence through the creation of knowledge in natural sciences, social sciences, mathematics, engineering, technology, architecture, optometry, pharmacy, arts, writing, music, public policy, law and business policy …

National Academy Showcase

These UH Faculty members are justly celebrated for their scholarly acumen, industrious research and educational dedication …

Healing Through Expressive Writing

A study conducted by Qian Lu, associate professor and director of the Culture and Health Research Center at UH, shows writing about fears, emotions and potential positive aspects of cancer diagnosis may improve the quality of health for Asian-American breast cancer survivors …

Poverty And Obesity

A University of Houston Department of Health and Human Performance (HHP) study finds childhood poverty impacts the lives of white, Hispanic and African-American young adult women, increasing their likelihood to become overweight and obese …

Too close to Recovery

Proximity to drug treatment facilities may not encourage users to seek help …

Advancing Superconductor Manufacturing

The University of Houston will lead plans for an Advanced Superconductor Manufacturing Institute, aimed at speeding the full commercialization of high-temperature superconductors …

Academia Could Learn From Hollywood

The team structure found in the movie industry may benefit the academic world …

Now You See It, Now You Don’t

Researchers’ camouflage technology draws from marine life …

Slowing Progression of Nearsightedness in Kids

The University of Houston is part of a National Institutes of Health study to determine whether commercially available, soft bifocal contact lenses slow the progression of nearsightedness in children …

Recycling Waste Heat Into Energy

University of Houston researchers have created a new thermoelectric material with greater efficiency and higher output power than currently available materials …

Suicide Resilience And Vulnerability Among African-Americans

According to a new University of Houston study, religious beliefs and practices may offset detrimental effects of racial discrimination and reduce thoughts of suicide in the African-American community …

Best Of The Best In Marketing Research

The doctoral student association from the world’s leading organization for marketing scholarship, American Marketing Association Doctoral Special Interest Group, recognized C. T. Bauer College of Business Professor Michael Ahearne as one of the United States’ most productive researchers in the field …

Developing Molecules That Bind Greenhouse Gases

University of Houston researchers have developed a molecule capable of binding large quantities of several potent greenhouse gases …

The Fight Against Antibiotic Resistant Bacteria

Two University of Houston professors address the relentless game of cat and mouse played between antibiotics and bacteria with $519,000 grant from the National Institutes of Health …

Classroom Management Research Improving Student Success

The award-winning University of Houston Consistency Management and Cooperative Discipline program, part of the College of Education, received a $3.5 million grant from the Institute of Education Science, which is the research branch of the U.S. Department of Education …

New Supercomputer: Faster, Bigger Data Analysis

UH acquires computer used to solve large problems that individual PC’s can’t handle …

President’s Spotlight

The recent accomplishments of these talented UH faculty members have contributed greatly to the recognition and reputation of the University of Houston …

Dancing With Science

The poet Yeats once asked, “O body swayed to music, O brightening glance, How can we know the dancer from the dance?” Wearing a wireless skullcap embedded with 64 electrodes, dancer and associate professor Becky Walls helped UH researchers dramatically address this age-old question by performing before an audience while her capering brainwaves were projected on a screen. Read about the fascinating discipline of neuroaesthetics, which combines neuroscience and the study of art, creative movement and perception.