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CCTS announces 2024 TL1 trainee cohort

CCTS announces 2024 TL1 trainee cohort

The Predoctoral & Postdoctoral Training in Clinical & Translational Sciences at UTHealth Houston and MD Anderson Cancer Center is proud to announce the 2024 recipients, which includes 13 Graduate...
January 25, 2024
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Graduate School names 2024 Kopchick Fellows

Graduate School names 2024 Kopchick Fellows

The Graduate School is proud to announce the 2024 recipients of the Dr. John J. and Charlene Kopchick Fellowships. These fellowships are funded through a generous $10.5 million endowment established by...
January 24, 2024
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Graduate School announces Fall Common App awards winners

Graduate School announces Fall Common App awards winners

Graduate School is proud to announce the recipients of several awards via the school’s Fall Common App. These awards and scholarships are provided to students via generous philanthropic support of...
January 17, 2024
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In memoriam: Nora Navone, MD, PhD

In memoriam: Nora Navone, MD, PhD

Nora Navone, M.D., Ph.D., professor, Genitourinary Medical Oncology, MD Anderson Cancer Center, who was affiliated with school’s Cancer Biology program, died Dec. 15, 2023. She is remembered as an...
January 16, 2024
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In memoriam: Anna Steinberger, PhD

In memoriam: Anna Steinberger, PhD

Anna Steinberger, PhD, professor emerita of obstetrics, gynecology, and reproductive sciences, died Dec. 28, 2023, in Houston. She was 95. A native of Poland, she and her husband Emil emigrated...
January 16, 2024
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Biochemistry and Cell Biology program renamed Molecular and Translational Biology

Biochemistry and Cell Biology program renamed Molecular and Translational Biology

Graduate School’s Program in Biochemistry and Cell Biology has changed its name to Molecular and Translational Biology. The change came into effect on January 1, following a rigorous process that...
January 11, 2024
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J. William Lindsey, MD, senior author of the study and professor in the Department of Neurology with McGovern Medical School at UTHealth Houston. (Photo by UTHealth Houston)

UTHealth Houston study: EBV-specific T-cells play key role in development of multiple sclerosis

The body’s immune response to Epstein-Barr virus (EBV) may play a role in causing damage in people with multiple sclerosis, according to a new study led by UTHealth Houston.
January 8, 2024
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Ulises Gonzalez earns F99/K00, discusses the importance of independent action in academia

Ulises Gonzalez earns F99/K00, discusses the importance of independent action in academia

Cuauhtemoc Ulises Gonzalez, a PhD candidate in the Molecular & Translational Biology program at the MD Anderson UTHealth Houston Graduate School, earned the prestigious NIH Blueprint F99/K00 DSPAN ...
January 4, 2024
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Dr. Louise McCullough and PhD student Anik Banerjee

Banerjee, McCullough received 2023 Kopchick Research Award

Houston Graduate School Immunology PhD student Anik Banerjee and his advisor, Louise McCullough, MD, PhD, were awarded the 2023 Dr. John J. Kopchick Research Award, which provides pilot funding for innovative...
December 20, 2023
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PhD student Lau named an inaugural IDSO fellows at MD Anderson

PhD student Lau named an inaugural IDSO fellows at MD Anderson

Quantitative Science PhD student Alexandria Lau has been named one of the inaugural Institute for Data Science in Oncology (IDSO) Fellows. Her advisor is Yinyin Yuan, PhD who co-leads focus area one, Quantitative...
December 12, 2023
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