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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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Jichao Chen, PhD, named 2021 McGovern teaching award winner

MD Anderson UTHealth Graduate School students have selected Jichao Chen, PhD, as the recipient of the 2021 John P. McGovern Award for Outstanding Teaching.
August 23, 2021
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A $6 million grant from the National Institute on Aging will help investigators with UTHealth advance Alzheimer's disease research. (Photo by Getty Images)

New grant to help advance Alzheimer's disease research

A five-year, nearly $6 million grant from the National Institute on Aging will allow investigators with The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) School of Biomedical Informatics...
July 29, 2021
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Center for Clinical and Translational Sciences addresses COVID-19 health disparities in Texas

Projects of the Center for Clinical and Translational Sciences include several initiatives to address testing disparities in vulnerable and underserved populations across the state, including in the Houston...
July 23, 2021
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Medication approved for diabetes being tested for treatment of cocaine use disorder

With overdose rates involving cocaine soaring nearly 27% in 2020, researchers at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) hope that a clinical trial combining a medication approved...
July 23, 2021
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GSBS alumni Kristine Ferrone, PhD, at a Mars simulation camp in 2009

Research Retrospective: Medical Physics student Ferrone working on radiation shielding that could benefit astronauts, cancer patients

July 21, 2021
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Young becomes second oral surgeon in US with active R01 grant funding

The Young Laboratory at UTHealth Houston School of Dentistry has received a research project grant from the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research of the National Institutes of Health to...
July 9, 2021
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Healthy fat impacted by change in diet and circadian clock, study finds

Changing your eating habits or altering your circadian clock can impact healthy fat tissue throughout your lifespan, according to a preclinical study published today in Nature by researchers with The University...
June 9, 2021
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GSBS faculty member Dent elected to American Academy of Arts and Sciences

Faculty member Sharon Y.R. Dent, PhD, has been elected as a member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. 
May 5, 2021
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McCullough named 2020 Darlington mentor award winner

McCullough named 2020 Darlington mentor award winner

Faculty member Louise D. McCullough MD, PhD, is the recipient of the 2020 Paul E. Darlington Mentor Award for GSBS Faculty.
April 23, 2021
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