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William Klein, PhD

In memoriam: retired GSBS faculty member William Klein, PhD

William Klein, PhD, a retired GSBS faculty member and professor emeritus, Systems Biology at MD Anderson, died March 9. He’s remembered for his dedication to bench research, his scientific curiosity...
April 10, 2021
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GSBS faculty member Lozano elected to Fellows of the AACR Academy

GSBS faculty member Lozano elected to Fellows of the AACR Academy

Graduate School faculty member Guillermina (Gigi) Lozano, PhD, was elected to the 2021 class of Fellows of the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) Academy in recognition of her pioneering work...
March 30, 2021
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GSBS Associate Dean Eric Swindell leaving in April

GSBS Associate Dean Eric Swindell leaving in April

Associate Dean of Graduate Education Eric C. Swindell, PhD, will be leaving April 16 to accept a position as the associate dean of the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences at Baylor College of Medicine...
March 25, 2021
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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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GSBS faculty member Zhiqiang An, PhD

New antibody therapies found to potentially fight COVID-19

Researchers at the MD Anderson UTHealth Graduate School and The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston (UTMB Health) have discovered a potential new antibody therapy for COVID-19. The study was ...
January 28, 2021
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Kopchick Symposium

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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Photo of Natalie Sirisaengtaksin, PhD

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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Photo of the words Happy Holidays in blue and white

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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