FDA approves UTHealth Houston expansion of unique in utero spina bifida repair study using an umbilical cord patch

Three families in three different states all share one thing in common – their children were diagnosed with spina bifida in utero.

Through their journey to find help, the families were referred to Ramesha Papanna, MD, a maternal-fetal surgeon with McGovern Medical School at UTHealth Houston and The Fetal Center at Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital, where they enrolled in a one-of-a-kind fetoscopic spina bifida study using cryopreserved umbilical cord.

FAU Launches COVID-19 Registry and Repository to Advance Research

An essential strategy for managing COVID-19 requires vast amounts of real-world data to enable researchers to find patterns that will help to better understand and manage this disease. Florida Atlantic University has launched a registry and repository to contribute to new discoveries and knowledge related to COVID-19 and is currently enrolling study participants.

Female Athletes in WNBA Don’t Return to Elite Performance for at Least 2 Years After ACL Surgery

DETROIT – With the Michigan high school and collegiate sports season influx due to the COVID-19 pandemic, a study by Sports Medicine researchers at Henry Ford Health System provides a new perspective on performance levels of female athletes after they return from anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injury and reconstructive surgery.