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2018

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Mandava joins Fulbright Specialist program Aug. 24, 2018
The Fulbright Specialist Program promotes long-term academic and professional linkages between individuals and institutions in the U.S. and participating countries abroad.

2017

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Antioxidants get small: Molecular compounds mimic effective graphene agents, show potential for therapies Jan. 26, 2017
New single-molecule compounds that are efficient antioxidants in their own right help scientists understand how larger nanoparticles quench damaging reactive oxygen species in the body.

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Best of the best in care: Meet Houston's Top Doctors 2016 Oct. 21, 2016
Excellence in health care is a way of life in Houston. The MedCity section has looked to a list of America's Top Doctors, compiled by industry specialist Castle Connolly, to identify America's Top Doctors located right here in the Houston area. They exemplify excellence in Houston medicine.
Is it a stroke? The latest research, therapies, and medications April 5, 2016
Dr. Kent's own research spans from the basic science of oxidative stress in the nervous system, clinical trials of novel intravenous drug combinations for acute ischemic stroke, and development of outcome methodologies.
VIDEO: Ischemic-stroke thrombectomy use widens and refines March 9, 2016
The use of endovascular thrombectomy in the United States to treat appropriate patients with acute ischemic stroke mushroomed during the past year.
Exploring nano treatment for traumatic brain injury April 2, 2015
Ever heard the expression too much of a good thing? That applies to the body's response to serious head injuries too.
Fannin Innovation Studio forms biotech startup Acelerox, LLC Feb. 12, 2015
Investigators from BCM and Rice receive Traumatic Brain Injury Multidisciplinary Research Consortium Award
Low-dose abciximab promising in patients with large-vessel posterior stroke who are ineligible for tPA: presented at ICS Feb. 12, 2015
Low-dose abciximab appears to be a safe and effective treatment for patients who have had posterior circulation strokes and present for treatment outside the window of eligibility for intravenous (IV) tissue plasminogen activator (tPA), according to a study presented at the 2015 International Stroke Conference (ISC).
Nano-antioxidants prove their potential Feb. 9, 2015
PEG-HCC nanoparticles show promise for quenching the overexpression of damaging superoxides in preclinical trauma models. New tests show the process is due to catalytic turnover of reactive oxygen species.
Roundtable addresses future of translational research Oct. 31, 2014
College hosted a roundtable discussion focused on barriers, challenges and possibilities shaping translational research.
Treating traumatic brain injury with carbon nanoparticle antioxidants March 20, 2014
Loss of functionality associated with brain injury is not only caused by damage to critical brain regions but also by disruption of normal communications between undamaged areas.
Traumatic brain injury multidisciplinary research consortium award – Therapeutic delivery of antioxidants via nanotubes Nov. 2, 2012
Investigators from BCM and Rice receive Traumatic Brain Injury Multidisciplinary Research Consortium Award
Nanoparticles reboot blood flow in brain Aug. 23, 2012
Nanoparticles developed at Rice and tested in collaboration with Baylor College of Medicine show promise in restoring blood flow to the brain when administered soon after a traumatic brain or other injury.
"Best Doctors" in the Nation Aug. 16, 2012
Dr. Kent is recognized by US News & World Report and Castle Connolly Medical Ltd. As among the top one percent of doctors in the nation in the field of neurology.
Houston VA clinical neuropsychology postdoctoral program receives prestigious accreditation May 17, 2012
The Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center (MEDVAMC) was recently awarded specialty accreditation by the American Psychological Association (APA) Commission on Accreditation for its Clinical Neuropsychology Postdoctoral Program.
VA nurse practitioner named outstanding nurse by Texas Nurses Association Sept. 28, 2011
Nurse Practitioner Jane Anderson, Ph.D., F.N.P.-B.C., was selected as one of the Texas Nurses Association's 20 Outstanding Nurses for 2011.
Department of Defense awards $35M to support local brain injury research Aug. 21, 2008
Of the more than 1.5 million people who suffer a traumatic brain injury each year in the United States, as many as 75 percent sustain a concussion, a brain injury that is classified as mild yet can lead to long-term or permanent impairments and disabilities. A consortium of physicians and scientists in the Houston region is now undertaking a research initiative to improve diagnosis of mild traumatic brain injury and develop innovative treatment strategies.
Rice, BCM partner to investigate nano-based drug therapies March 27, 2008
DoD funds $33 million brain-injury research program in Houston.
VA study questions assumptions behind wide-spread adoption of intra-arterial treatments for stroke June 22, 2007
Researchers at the Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center (MEDVAMC) have found medical treatment for stroke seems overall to be just as effective as more invasive procedures using intra-arterial catheters.
VA growing to improve care for wounded Feb. 3, 2006
The pervasive use of improvised explosive devices and other weaponry in Iraq and Afghanistan has produced a new medical approach: polytrauma care, a term coined for the head trauma, severed limbs, hearing and vision loss, and other injuries that U.S. troops are suffering in numbers not seen before.