March of Dimes March for Babies Sunday, April 27 UH will serve as the host site for this year’s March for Babies walk, which brings more than 30,000 participants to campus. Registration starts at 8 a.m., and the event begins at 9 a.m. at the corner of Cullen Boulevard and Elgin Street.
The University of Houston has joined with partners across the Texas A&M System and the Texas Medical Center to create the Center for Translational Environmental Health Research, a cross-institutional initiative to promote integrated environmental health research and translate research advances into practices that can improve human health.
Sergey Shevkoplyas, associate professor of biomedical engineering, is working to develop highly innovative technology to make blood transfusions safer. His work is supported by a $1.8 million grant from the National Institutes of Health.