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GSBS student Jose S. Enriquez Ortiz participates in the Yale Ciencia Academy, learns about professional development and diversity in the science field

GSBS student Jose S. Enriquez Ortiz participates in the Yale Ciencia Academy, learns about professional development and diversity in the science field

After being accepted into the prestigious Yale Ciencia Academy program, Jose S. Enriquez Ortiz traveled to Yale University for a week filled with exercises, discussions, and networking opportunities...
September 21, 2022
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GSBS Alum Krithi Rao Bindal, PhD, selected top leader of influence in the life sciences

GSBS Alum Krithi Rao Bindal, PhD, selected top leader of influence in the life sciences

Krithi Rao Bindal, PhD, graduated from the Cancer Biology program at the MD Anderson UTHealth Houston Graduate School in 2012. After achieving this milestone, Bindal paved her own path through life science...
September 13, 2022
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GSBS faculty member Wright named professor emeritus at McGovern Medical School

MD Anderson UTHealth Houston Graduate School faculty member Anthony A. Wright, PhD, has been appointed as professor emeritus at McGovern Medical School at UTHealth Houston. He was recognized by the Department...
September 12, 2022
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Karen Weinberg named interim Associate Dean for Management

Karen Weinberg named interim Associate Dean for Management

The Graduate School is pleased to announce that Karen Weinberg will assume the role of Associate Dean for Management ad interim, effective Oct. 1, where she will be responsible for the finance and...
September 8, 2022
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Zhiqiang An, PhD, professor and Robert A. Welch Distinguished University Chair in Chemistry at McGovern Medical School at UTHealth Houston. (Photo by UTHealth Houston)

New antibody shows therapeutic effects in mice with Alzheimer’s disease (UTHealth Houston News)

A newly developed agonistic antibody reduced the amyloid pathology in mice with Alzheimer’s disease, signaling its promise as a potential treatment for the disease, according to a team of researchers...
September 7, 2022
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Howard Hsu receives F99 award for research on stromal lipofibrogenesis in colon cancer progression

Howard Hsu receives F99 award for research on stromal lipofibrogenesis in colon cancer progression

Wen-Hao “Howard” Hsu, a PhD student at the MD Anderson UTHealth Houston Graduate School in the Cancer Biology program, recently received an F99 award from the National Cancer Institute (NCI)...
August 31, 2022
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Meet the Staff, Oscar Sevilla, MEd

Meet the Staff, Oscar Sevilla, MEd

Oscar Sevilla, MEd, joined the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center UTHealth Houston Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences in the middle of the COVID-19 pandemic. While this made connecting with...
August 25, 2022
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Cole named 2022 Oldham faculty award recipient

GSBS faculty member Francesca Cole, PhD, was named the 2022 recipient of the D. Dudley and Judy White Oldham Faculty Award. Cole is an associate professor in the Department of Epigenetics and Molecular...
August 16, 2022
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Meet the Staff, Carolyn Agurcia-Parker, DrPH

Meet the Staff, Carolyn Agurcia-Parker, DrPH

Carolyn Agurcia-Parker, DrPH, is the project coordinator for the Microbiology and Infectious Diseases (MID) and the Therapeutics and Pharmacology (TAP) programs at the MD Anderson UTHealth Houston Graduate...
August 15, 2022
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Research from Valentin Dragoi, PhD; and Natasha Kharas, MD, PhD, may lead to a better understanding of neural communications.

Novel discovery reported in PNAS helps understanding of neural communication

Graduate School alumna Natasha Kharas, MD, PhD, is the first author of a paper reporting a novel discovery on how neurons emit signals across cortical circuits, that has been published in the Proceedings...
August 8, 2022
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