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PhD student Ye Ethan Li discusses first-authoring papers as a non-native English speaker; emphasizes a focus on one’s audience

PhD student Ye Ethan Li discusses first-authoring papers as a non-native English speaker; emphasizes a focus on one’s audience

Ye Ethan Li is a PhD student in the Immunology program at the Graduate School, and joined the lab of Katy Rezvani, MD, PhD, to research novel treatment with cell-based immunotherapy in locating and removing...
January 30, 2023
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Jennifer Wargo, MD

Wargo, MD, receives TAMEST O’Donnell Award for pioneering microbiome research

Jennifer Wargo, MD, Graduate School faculty member and professor of Surgical Oncology and Genomic Medicine at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, has received...
January 19, 2023
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Harry Karmouty-Quintana, PhD

Karmouty-Quintana, PhD, named director of Pulmonary Center of Excellence

Graduate School faculty member Harry Karmouty-Quintana, PhD, has been appointed director of the Pulmonary Center of Excellence at McGovern Medical School at UTHealth Houston. Karmouty...
January 19, 2023
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Vasanthi Jayaraman, PhD

Jayaraman receives grant to study glutamate receptors involved in memory, other neurological processes

A five-year, nearly $3.5 million grant to study the mechanisms of brain receptors involved in neurological disorders such as learning disabilities has been awarded to Vasanthi Jayaraman, PhD, by the National...
December 26, 2022
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18 Graduate School faculty members honored at endowment luncheon

18 Graduate School faculty members honored at endowment luncheon

In this season of gratitude and giving, UTHealth Houston celebrated faculty endowment holders and honored the generous benefactors who created those endowments to propel the university’s mission ...
December 19, 2022
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GSBS faculty member Azhdarinia receives $3.3 million NIH grant

A five-year grant to research receptor-targeted fluorescence-guided surgery in pancreatic neuroendocrine tumors has been awarded to GSBS faculty member Ali Azhdarinia, PhD, by the National Institutes of...
November 30, 2022
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Highlighting GSBS standing committee members

Highlighting GSBS standing committee members

The Graduate School would like to acknowledge the faculty members participating in various committees at the school. These committees are instrumental to the school’s operations, and the GSBS greatly...
November 21, 2022
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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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