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PhD student Blackburn publishes first-authored paper and review

PhD student Alexandria Blackburn had a first-authored paper, DYRK1A-related intellectual disability: a syndrome associated with congenital anomalies of the kidney and urinary tract, published in the journal...
July 15, 2019
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Alumni engage students during the Graduate School’s 2019 student research day

 On June 27, the MD Anderson UTHealth Graduate School hosted its fourth annual GSBS Student Research Day (GSRD). This event featured a full day of competitions for Graduate School students, including...
July 12, 2019
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Faculty member Martel named Radiation Physics chair

Faculty member Mary K. Martel, PhD, has been named chair of Radiation Physics, Division of Radiation Oncology, at MD Anderson Cancer Center effective immediately.
July 11, 2019
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PhD student English accepted into national Neuroscience Scholars Program

PhD student Krystal English has been accepted into the Neuroscience Scholars Program (NSP), which is part of the Society for Neuroscience (SfN), and was developed to bring together scientists of diverse...
July 1, 2019
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Work by Dragoi lab published in Nature Neuroscience reveals principles of neuronal communication

Graduate School alumni Neda Shahidi, PhD, and Ariana Andrei, PhD; and faculty member Valentin Dragoi, PhD, are contributing authors of a study examining the relationship between the timing of spiking activity...
May 29, 2019
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Faculty member Berdeaux awarded $1.9 million by NIH to research muscle regeneration

Graduate School faculty member Rebecca Berdeaux, PhD, was awarded a $1.9 million grant from the National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases of the National Institutes of ...
May 29, 2019
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UTHealth commencement ceremonies begin May 15

A brigadier general, the Rice University provost and a Texas state commissioner are among the health leaders who will address students, faculty, staff, and guests when The University of Texas Health Science...
May 10, 2019
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Graur named 2018-2019 Distinguished Alumnus

The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center UTHealth Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences alumnus Dan Graur, PhD, has been named the 2018-2019 GSBS Distinguished Alumnus Award recipient.
May 7, 2019
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Former GSBS Dean Stancel announces retirement from UTHealth

After more than 47 years of extraordinary service to UTHealth, George M. Stancel, PhD, senior vice president for Academic and Research Affairs and former dean of the Graduate School, has announced his ...
May 6, 2019
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PhD student Cogdill receives Fulbright Scholarship

Student Alexandria Cogdill was recently named a recipient of a Fulbright U.S. Student Research Award. With this award, she will continue her dissertation work, which investigates how gut microbiome influences...
May 3, 2019
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