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Virtual 2021 Kopchick Symposium addresses failure and perseverance

Virtual 2021 Kopchick Symposium addresses failure and perseverance

The Kopchick Fellows, recipients of the Dr. John J. and Charlene Kopchick Fellowships, organized the 2021 Dr. John J. Kopchick Research Symposium:  Failure and Perseverance in Science, which was held...
November 15, 2021
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Pramod Dash, PhD, presents the Terry J. Crow, PhD Scholarship in Neuroscience to GSBS student Cana Quave, center. Quave’s advisor is Fabricio H. Do Monte (left). (Courtesy of John Concha/UTHealth)

Quave awarded Terry J. Crow, PhD, Scholarship in Neuroscience

GSBS PhD student Cana Quave was awarded the 2021 Terry J. Crow, PhD, Scholarship in Neuroscience. Quave's advisor is Fabricio Do Monte, PhD, and he is affiliated with GSBS Program in...
November 10, 2021
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Work by GSBS alumna Vanja Krneta-Stankic, PhD, published on cover of Cell Reports

Graduate School alumna Vanja Krneta-Stankic’s research on kidney development was published in Cell Reports and featured on the cover of the July issue. In this Q&A with the Graduate School...
November 1, 2021
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With more testing and more people staying indoors due to skin cancer risk and the COVID-19 pandemic, doctors at UTHealth Houston are seeing an uptick in patients with vitamin D deficiency. (Photo by Getty Images)

The power of vitamin D: What experts already know (and are still learning) about the ‘sunshine vitamin’

It’s no secret that vitamin D is critical to balancing many areas of health. But from pediatric broken bones to cluster headaches, physicians and scientists at The University of Texas Health Science...
October 29, 2021
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Sood elected to the National Academy of Medicine

Sood elected to the National Academy of Medicine

Anil Sood, MD, an MD Anderson UTHealth Graduate School faculty member and professor of Gynecologic Oncology and Reproductive Medicine at MD Anderson, has been elected to the National Academy of Medicine...
October 20, 2021
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Salinas helps budding scientists find career direction, passion

Salinas helps budding scientists find career direction, passion

From a young age, Raquel Ybanez Salinas’ father told her she has a great talent in seeing the potential in others, and as she was navigating through early career decisions, it was the guidance...
October 18, 2021
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Researchers at UTHealth Houston, assisted by McGovern Medical School students like Yashasvee Munshi, will leverage a biorepository of COVID-19 patients to study what role sex differences play in the disease. (Photo by Robert Seale)

McCullough and Liu awarded $3.7M NIH grant to study sex differences in COVID-19 outcomes

A $3.7 million grant to identify patients at risk for developing chronic consequences of COVID-19 infection and discover potential underlying mechanisms leading to neuropsychiatric symptoms (NPS) has been...
October 15, 2021
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Morrison receives 2020 President’s Scholar Award

MD Anderson UTHealth Graduate School faculty member Alanna C. Morrison, PhD, was one of the recipients of the 2020 President’s Scholar Award for Excellence in Research from UTHealth President Giuseppe...
October 15, 2021
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UTHealth-CPRIT Innovation in Cancer Prevention Research Training Program directors.

CPRIT grant awarded to train new cancer prevention researchers

An innovative program that aims to increase the number of cancer prevention scientists and boost cancer health equity across the state led by experts at The University of Texas Health Science Center at...
October 1, 2021
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Cluster headaches, which occur in cyclical patterns known as cluster periods, are more painful than childbirth or kidney stones and can last anywhere from 15 minutes to three hours. (Photo by Getty Images)

Clinical trial investigating use of high-dose vitamin D3 in prevention of cluster headache now recruiting patients

A clinical trial investigating whether high-dose vitamin D3 supplements combined with a multivitamin could effectively prevent cluster headaches is now recruiting patients at The University of Texas Health...
September 30, 2021
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