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Dianna Milewicz, MD, PhD, has discovered the majority of genes that are now known to cause a predisposition for thoracic aortic aneurysms and dissections. (Photo by UTHealth)

Using genetics to solve diseases – Dianna Milewicz leads research in aortic aneurysms and dissections

Dianna Milewicz always knew she wanted to work in science.   “At a very early age I took an interest in medicine,” said Milewicz, MD, PhD, the President George Bush Chair in Cardiovascular...
February 11, 2021
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Researchers with UTHealth have received a $4 million grant to collect COVID-19 data from researchers across the country to develop a data coordinating center. (Photo by Getty Images)

New grant will allow researchers to house COVID-19 data

A $4 million subcontract grant for scientists to collect COVID-19 data from virus researchers across the country in order to develop a data coordinating center has been awarded to researchers at The University...
February 2, 2021
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Dah Hsi “Daisy” Ho, PhD

In memoriam: professor emerita Dah Hsi “Daisy” Ho, PhD

Dah Hsi “Daisy” Ho, PhD, professor emerita in the Department of Experimental Therapeutics at MD Anderson, died Jan. 8. She was known as a pioneer in preclinical and clinical pharmacology of...
February 1, 2021
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Graduate School names 2021 Kopchick Fellows

The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center UTHealth Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences is proud to announce the 2021 recipients of the Dr. John J. and Charlene Kopchick Fellowships.
January 21, 2021
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Researchers have discovered a potential new antibody therapy for COVID-19. (Photo by UTHealth)

New antibody therapies found to potentially fight COVID-19

Researchers at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) and The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston (UTMB Health) have discovered a potential new antibody therapy...
January 21, 2021
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GSBS welcomes alumna Sirisaengtaksin to the staff

The Graduate School like to announce our newest staff member, Natalie Sirisaengtaksin, PhD, who joined the GSBS on December 16 as a program manager in the academic affairs office.
December 17, 2020
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Tips from the GSBS on how to have a healthy holiday season

As we wrap up this historic year, whether you celebrate the holidays or not, we hope that you will use this break as an opportunity to reflect on 2020, relax, and rejuvenate yourself for 2021. The Graduate...
December 16, 2020
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5 Graduate School faculty members named 2020 AAAS Fellows

Five GSBS faculty members were named 2020 American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) Fellows on November 24.
November 24, 2020
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Kelly Moore, PhD

GSBS Assistant Director Kelly Moore leaving in December

The Graduate School announces the departure of Assistant Director of Graduate Education Kelly Moore, PhD. Moore will be leaving on December 4 to accept a position as the director of training for the T32...
November 19, 2020
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GSBS Academic Affairs Program Manager Brenda Gaughan to retire in December

The Graduate School announces the retirement of Brenda Gaughan, program manager in the Office of Academic Affairs. Brenda has worked for the Graduate School and UTHealth for more than 36 years. Her...
November 2, 2020
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