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Karen Weinberg named interim Associate Dean for Management

Karen Weinberg named interim Associate Dean for Management

The Graduate School is pleased to announce that Karen Weinberg will assume the role of Associate Dean for Management ad interim, effective Oct. 1, where she will be responsible for the finance and...
September 8, 2022
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Zhiqiang An, PhD, professor and Robert A. Welch Distinguished University Chair in Chemistry at McGovern Medical School at UTHealth Houston. (Photo by UTHealth Houston)

New antibody shows therapeutic effects in mice with Alzheimer’s disease (UTHealth Houston News)

A newly developed agonistic antibody reduced the amyloid pathology in mice with Alzheimer’s disease, signaling its promise as a potential treatment for the disease, according to a team of researchers...
September 7, 2022
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Howard Hsu receives F99 award for research on stromal lipofibrogenesis in colon cancer progression

Howard Hsu receives F99 award for research on stromal lipofibrogenesis in colon cancer progression

Wen-Hao “Howard” Hsu, a PhD student at the MD Anderson UTHealth Houston Graduate School in the Cancer Biology program, recently received an F99 award from the National Cancer Institute (NCI)...
August 31, 2022
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Meet the Staff, Oscar Sevilla, MEd

Meet the Staff, Oscar Sevilla, MEd

Oscar Sevilla, MEd, joined the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center UTHealth Houston Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences in the middle of the COVID-19 pandemic. While this made connecting with...
August 25, 2022
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Cole named 2022 Oldham faculty award recipient

GSBS faculty member Francesca Cole, PhD, was named the 2022 recipient of the D. Dudley and Judy White Oldham Faculty Award. Cole is an associate professor in the Department of Epigenetics and Molecular...
August 16, 2022
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Meet the Staff, Carolyn Agurcia-Parker, DrPH

Meet the Staff, Carolyn Agurcia-Parker, DrPH

Carolyn Agurcia-Parker, DrPH, is the project coordinator for the Microbiology and Infectious Diseases (MID) and the Therapeutics and Pharmacology (TAP) programs at the MD Anderson UTHealth Houston Graduate...
August 15, 2022
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Research from Valentin Dragoi, PhD; and Natasha Kharas, MD, PhD, may lead to a better understanding of neural communications.

Novel discovery reported in PNAS helps understanding of neural communication

Graduate School alumna Natasha Kharas, MD, PhD, is the first author of a paper reporting a novel discovery on how neurons emit signals across cortical circuits, that has been published in the Proceedings...
August 8, 2022
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Photo of John F. Hancock, MA, MB, BChir, PhD, ScD,(left) and  Carmen Dessauer, PhD (right)

Hancock, Dessauer accept leadership roles at McGovern Medical School

Graduate School faculty member John F. Hancock, MA, MB, BChir, PhD, ScD, will be the new executive dean and H. Wayne Hightower Distinguished Professor in the Medical Sciences at McGovern Medical School...
July 29, 2022
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MD Anderson CPRIT Research Training Program Awardees

MD Anderson CPRIT Research Training Program announces 2022-2023 scholars

The CPRIT Research Training Program at MD Anderson Cancer Center has announced the 2022-2023 Graduate Scholar Award Recipients. The program is designed for post-candidacy graduate students under the...
July 27, 2022
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Ahmed Emam, MS, publishes research on genomic instability in Nature Cell Biology

Ahmed Emam, MS, publishes research on genomic instability in Nature Cell Biology

Ahmed Emam joined the MS program at the MD Anderson UTHealth Houston Graduate School in the hopes of learning and conducting cancer research in the Texas Medical Center. He paired with Bin Wang, PhD, and...
July 27, 2022
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