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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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Graduate School welcomes Laura Rademacher, MEd, to career development team

Laura Rademacher, MEd, has joined the Office of Diversity and Student Affairs at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center UTHealth Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences as a career development...
September 23, 2021
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Louise McCullough, MD, PhD, will be presented with the 2021 C. Miller Fisher, MD Neuroscience Visionary Award at the 16th Annual NorthEast Cerebrovascular Consortium Summit on Oct. 22. (Photo by UTHealth)

McCullough wins AHA/ASA Neuroscience Visionary Award

Her scientific leadership in the laboratory studying sex differences in stroke severity and outcomes is among the reasons why Louise McCullough, MD, PhD, received the 2021 C. Miller Fisher, MD Neuroscience...
September 22, 2021
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MD Anderson CPRIT Research Training Program announces 2021-2022 scholars

MD Anderson CPRIT Research Training Program announces 2021-2022 scholars

The CPRIT Research Training Program at MD Anderson Cancer Center has announced the 2021-2022 CPRIT Graduate Scholar Award Recipients.
September 13, 2021
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Graduate School welcomes Wassim Chehab, PhD, to academic affairs team

Graduate School welcomes Wassim Chehab, PhD, to academic affairs team

In July, Wassim Chehab, PhD, joined the GSBS Office of Academic Affairs as a program manager.
September 8, 2021
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David Johnson, PhD, named 2021 Oldham Faculty Awardee

Faculty member David Johnson, PhD, was named the 2021 recipient of the D. Dudley and Judy White Oldham Faculty Award.
August 23, 2021
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