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Dr. Simon Young holds a test tube in his research lab.

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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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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