Category: Research

Quarterly Teachers’ Use of Questions During Shared Book Reading: Relations to Child Responses

Timeline: 2017-2019 Principal Investigators: Richa S. Deshmukha, PhD, The Ohio State University Tricia Zucker, PhD, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) Co-Investigators: Sherine R. Tambyraja, PhD, American Institutes for Research Jill M. Pentimonti, PhD, Michigan State University Funding Agency: Institute of Education Sciences, U.S. Department of Education Description of the Project: This study… Read more »

Preventing Reading Difficulties: Developing a Seamless Multi-tiered System of Supports (MTSS) From Pre-kindergarten Through Second Grade

Timeline: 2014-2017 Principal Investigators: Carolyn Denton, Ph. D., The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) Tricia Zucker, Ph. D., The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) Maria Carlo, Ph. D. Susan Landry, Ph. D., The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) Funding Agencies: The Brown Foundation, Inc.… Read more »

Preparing Pequeños

Timeline: 2011-2015 Principal Investigator: Susan Landry, Ph.D., University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) Co-Investigators: Mike Assel, Ph.D., University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) Maria Carlo, Ph.D. Funding Agency: Institute of Education Sciences (IES) Description of Project: The study’s goal is to determine the effectiveness of a comprehensive Spanish school… Read more »

Pre-k Tutor-Based Mathematics and Attention Interventions

Timeline: 2011 –2015 Principal Investigators: Marcia A. Barnes, Ph.D., The University of Texas at Austin Co-Investigators: Tricia Zucker, Ph.D., The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) Mike Assel, Ph.D., The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) Susan Landry, Ph.D., The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) Paul… Read more »

Phase 2 Pediatric Autologous Bone Marrow Mononuclear Cells for Severe Traumatic Brain Injury

Timeline: 2013 – 2018 Principal Investigator: Charles S. Cox, Jr. , M.D., University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) Co-Investigators: Linda Ewing-Cobbs, Ph.D., University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) Jenifer Juranek, Ph.D., University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) Funding Agency: National Institute of Neurological Diseases and Stroke/National… Read more »

Parents and Teachers Together: E-PATT

Timeline: 2014-2018 Principal Investigator: Susan H. Landry, Ph.D., University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) Co-Investigators: Michael Assel, Ph.D., University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) Maria Carlo, Ph.D. April Crawford, Ph.D., University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) Hsien-Yuan Hsu, Ph.D. Ursula Johnson, Ph.D. Tricia Zucker, Ph.D., University of Texas… Read more »

Neural Correlates of Reading Comprehension in Typical and Struggling Readers: A Multimodal Neuroimaging Study

Principal Investigators: Jenifer Juranek, Ph.D., University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) Jack M. Fletcher, Ph.D., University of Houston Jessica Church-Lang, Ph.D., University of Texas at Austin Funding Agency: National Institutes of Child Health and Human Development Description of Project: This study investigates the functional and structural neural mechanisms of reading comprehension in typical… Read more »

Management of Myelomeningocele (MOMS2)

Timeline: 2011-2016 Principal Investigator: Elizabeth A. Thom , Ph.D., The Biostatistics Center, The George Washington University Co-Investigator (Neuroimaging): Jenifer Juranek, Ph.D., University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) Funding Agency: National Institutes of Health /National Institute of Child Health and Development Description of Project: This study is a longitudinal follow-up of children enrolled… Read more »

Lactoferrin for Prevention of Sepsis in Infants

Timeline: 2011-2016 Principal Investigator: Theresa Ochoa, M.D., University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) Co-Investigators: Thomas Cleary, M.D., Memorial Hermann Memorial City Medical Center Linda Ewing-Cobbs, Ph.D., University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) Funding Agency: National Institute of Child Health and Human Development/National Institutes of Health Description of Project: The… Read more »

Strategies for Early Education and Developmental Success (SEEDS)

Timeline: 2015-2020 Principal Investigators: Bethanie Van Horne, DrPH Ursula Johnson, PhD Janelle Montroy, PhD Susan Landry, PhD Funding Agency: The Administration for Children and Families Description of Project: Understanding how to provide children with an early foundation in school readiness skills is critical, as many states estimate that half of their students arrive at kindergarten… Read more »