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Xiang Gu will be starting in a position with GE China in Shanghai

​Congratulations to Xiang Gu who successfully defended his PhD dissertation earlier this month!

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Why do BRCA1 mutations cause predominantly breast and ovarian cancer?

Researchers report a new, previously unrecognized function of the BRCA1 gene that explains why BRCA1 gene mutation carriers are at increased risk of breast and ovarian cancer.

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Drug for concussion, stroke found by UT scientist moves closer to human trials

​Dr. James Lechleiter was featured in the San Antonio Express News for his work with a drug that could help patients with stroke or concussions.

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Zebrafish model explains how recurring cancer may resist treatment

Myron Ignatius, Ph.D., at UT Health’s Greehey Children’s Cancer Research Institute, is using zebrafish to study a rare muscle cancer in children, rhabdomyosarcoma.

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San Antonio voted a top 10 U.S. destination

In Travel + Leisure World's Best rankings, San Antonio was voted a top 10 U.S. destination.

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Faculty Spotlight: 12 Questions With Dr. LuZhe Sun

Dr. LuZhe Sun is a professor in the Department of Cell Systems & Anatomy.

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Graduate Students Volunteer at Boys and Girls Clubhouse

Graduate students volunteered at the Eastside Boys & Girls Club and did several science experiments.

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Dr. Thomas Champney Publishes New Book on Neuroanatomy

Alum Dr. Thomas Champney recently published a textbook on clinical neuroanatomy.

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​Mind the Gap: Dr. Bruce J. Nicholson

Dr. Bruce Nicholson studies gap junctions, which are channels on the plasma membrane that allow cells to communicate with each other, by mediating the passage of ions and small molecules directly from cell to cell.


Admissions Q&A on July 25

​Thinking about applying to UT Health San Antonio Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences? Our admissions professionals will be available on July 25 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. to answer all your questions.


Serving our military

Christopher A. Rábago, Ph.D., PT, is not your typical physical therapist. And, he surely isn’t your usual biomedical researcher. His rare combination of biomedical engineering knowledge, analytical research skills and clinical abilities make him a perfect fit at a unique military treatment and research facility.

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Shih-Bo Huang: Following Your Role Model

Shih-Bo Huang is currently working in Dr. Pratap Kumar’s lab on prostate cancer research.


Postdoc Positions available at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital

Interested in a postdoc position at St. Jude Children's Research Hospital? They are accepting applications for these positions.

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From San Antonio To Vancouver: Going to The OHBM Conference

Jodie Gray, Eithan Kotkowski and Tom Vanasse traveled to Vancouver, Canada to present their research at the Organization for Human Brain Mapping conference.

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Brett Ipson Receives An Honorable Mention In A National Poster Competition

M.D./Ph.D. student Brett Ipson received an honorable mention in a national poster competition out of 1058 posters.


BioBridge Global: The SA Life Science Company Event on July 20

BioBridge Global supports therapies for life-threatening diseases, pioneers medical research, and tests for infectious diseases. They are hosting an event on site to show you what they do.


Joint GSA & Wisdom Mixer on July 20

​Join the UT Health Science Center Graduate Student Association and Women in Science: Development, Outreach, & Mentorship (WISDOM) for a joint event on July 20 at 6 p.m. at The Watering Hole. Free food will be provided.

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The Ability of Opportunity and Environment to Transform Futures

Amanda Muñoz talks about starting a new chapter in her life.


​Joseph Valentine Co-First Author Paper Was Accepted by Aging Cell!

Joseph Valentine in the Biology of Aging discipline of the Integrated Biomedical Sciences program whose co-first author paper has been accepted by Aging Cell and is currently in press.

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​2017 Armand J. Guarino Awards for Academic Excellence

The Armand J. Guarino Awards for Academic Excellence were created in order to recognize exceptional performance of graduate students at both the Doctoral and Master’s levels during their training at UT Health San Antonio.


Solicitation for Bowman Award Nominations

The Awards Committee of the Graduate School is seeking nominations for the Barbara H. Bowman Award for postdoctoral research.

New class

INTD 5035 - University Teaching Excellence Course - OPEN FOR ENROLLMENT

If you are interested in teaching as a career, there is a new 2 semester credit hours, institution-wide introduction to pedagogy course (INTD 5035: University Teaching Excellence Course) that you can take for credit this Fall 2017 semester.