Research

Houston Chronicle: Post-COVID syndrome damages some kids’ hearts

September 9, 2020

The inflammatory condition in children caused by a delayed effect of the coronavirus likely will require lifelong monitoring in some cases because of injury it can inflict to the patient’s cardiovascular system, according to a Houston-led study. Alvaro Moreira, MD, MSc, a neonatologist and an assistant professor of pediatrics in the Joe R. and Teresa […]


San Antonio Express-News: Post-COVID syndrome damages some kids’ hearts

September 9, 2020

The inflammatory condition in children caused by a delayed effect of the coronavirus likely will require lifelong monitoring in some cases because of injury it can inflict to the patient’s cardiovascular system, according to a Houston-led study. Alvaro Moreira, MD, MSc, a neonatologist and an assistant professor of pediatrics in the Joe R. and Teresa […]


UPI: COVID-19 may cause long-term heart problems in children

September 9, 2020

Children who suffer heart damage caused by COVID-19 may need lifelong care and treatment, according to a review of existing research published Friday by EClinicalMedicine. Alvaro Moreira, MD, MSc, a neonatologist and an assistant professor of pediatrics in the Joe R. and Teresa Lozano Long School of Medicine, is quoted in this story. Read the full story at […]



Post-COVID syndrome hits kids’ hearts

September 4, 2020

Multisystem inflammatory syndrome damages the heart to such an extent that some children will need lifelong monitoring and interventions.




$2M grant awarded to study drug’s impact on Alzheimer’s patients

August 25, 2020

In the war on cancer and other diseases including COVID-19, old drugs approved for other conditions are being studied for new purposes. It’s a strategy that will now be tested in Alzheimer’s disease with a drug called rapamycin. A $2 million grant will enable a clinical trial in which 40 individuals with mild cognitive impairment […]




Study shows promise for two-day therapy that treats PTSD and improves relationships

August 25, 2020

The pilot study offered a condensed version of cognitive-behavioral conjoint therapy for post-traumatic stress disorder (CBCT for PTSD) to military and veteran couples through the Consortium to Alleviate PTSD (CAP).