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The 2022 Alumni Career Symposium recap

The 2022 Alumni Career Symposium recap

The GSBS 2022 Alumni Career Symposium, hosted by the GSBS Office of Career Development, took place on November 1-2. The first day of the symposium operated virtually while the second day was held in-person...
November 15, 2022
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McCullough recognized with 2022 American Heart Association Basic Research Prize

McCullough recognized with 2022 American Heart Association Basic Research Prize

In acknowledgment of her research advancing the field of cardiovascular science, UTHealth Houston’s Louise McCullough, MD, PhD, has been honored with the 2022 American Heart Association...
November 7, 2022
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GSBS student Rian Morgan-Howell discusses the perks of being a TA

GSBS student Rian Morgan-Howell discusses the perks of being a TA

Rian Morgan-Howell decided to become a teaching assistant (TA) for the Foundations of Biomedical Research, also known as the Core Course, after taking the course in her first year. She believes her...
October 26, 2022
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Graduate School welcomes Lenay Johnson to the student affairs & admissions team

Graduate School welcomes Lenay Johnson to the student affairs & admissions team

Lenay Johnson joined The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center UTHealth Houston Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences as the director of student affairs and admissions in September.
October 25, 2022
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Targeting a specific enzyme could alleviate muscle wasting for cancer patients

Targeting a specific enzyme could alleviate muscle wasting for cancer patients

Targeting a specific enzyme in the muscle could help cancer patients preserve muscle mass and potentially prolong their survival, according to research from UTHealth Houston.
October 18, 2022
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MID PhD student Jennifer Hurtig Q&A

MID PhD student Jennifer Hurtig Q&A

Jennifer Hurtig is a fifth year PhD student in the Microbiology & Infectious Diseases program in the lab of Ambro van Hoof, PhD.  When Jennifer started her undergraduate degree, she did not even...
October 17, 2022
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Four GSBS faculty members receive more than $2 million in CPRIT funding

Four GSBS faculty members receive more than $2 million in CPRIT funding

Research from Graduate School faculty members Christopher Alvarez-Breckenridge, MD, PhD; Jian Hu, PhD; Anirban Maitra, MBBS; and Helen Piwnica-Worms, PhD, was awarded funding from the Cancer Prevention...
October 5, 2022
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GSBS student José S. Enriquez Ortiz participates in the Yale Ciencia Academy, learns about professional development and diversity in the science field

GSBS student José 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, José S. Enriquez Ortiz traveled to Yale University for a week filled with exercises, discussions, and networking...
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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