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Treating HIV Infection, The Earlier The Better

Recently, a major finding was published in JAMA-Internal Medicine by our own Dr. Sunil Ahuja and collaborators. Examining over 1000 soldiers and beneficiaries, they observed that early intervention with anti-retroviral therapy was a critical factor in promoting the recovery, to levels that are found in HIV-negative persons, of CD4+ T-cell counts and other immune parameters.

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Dr. Andrew Voorhees: Newest Graduate of the UTSA/UTHSCSA Biomedical Engineering Program

Dr. Andrew Voorhees successfully defended his dissertation on November 24, 2014. The title of his thesis was "The Role of Collagen in Cardiac Mechanics and Adverse Left Ventricle Remodeling Post-Myocardial Infarction." We asked Dr. Voorhees a few questions about his experiences as a graduate student.

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Congrats Dr. Armand O. Brown: Newest Graduate of the Microbiology & Immunology Program

Dr. Armand O. Brown successfully defended his dissertation on December 1, 2014. The title of his thesis was "Cardiac Microlesion Formation during Invasive Pneumococcal Disease." We asked Dr. Brown a few questions about his experience as a graduate student and what is next for his career.


25 Patents, 3 Interviews with Medtronic, 2 Trips to Ireland, and a Job as a Senior Engineer

Justin Long, Ph.D., a recent graduate of the UTHSCSA-UTSA Joint Biomedical Engineering Program, highlights the benefits of the BME Program and explains how to make the most of your education. Justin recently accepted an offer of employment with Medtronic Structured Heart Division in Ireland and will begin in January.

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Trainees attend prelude to World Stem Cell Summit hosted by the Health Cell

The Health Cell is an organization that is dedicated to the professional development of the healthcare industry in San Antonio. By hosting various events, The Health Cell hopes to connect leading professionals with aspiring trainees to build a strong foundation for a successful health and bioscience industry in the Alamo City.