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Michael Guderyon: Being At The Forefront of Aging Research

​Michael Guderyon is in Dr. Senlin Li’s lab working on research to improve bone marrow transplant methods using stem cells.


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Come by Briscoe Library for Student Appreciation Week activities!

Come by Briscoe Library for Student Appreciation Week activities!


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UT Health’s $70M medical center plan expected to boost research on aging

Construction on the new Sam and Ann Barshop Institute for Longevity and Aging Studies building should begin this fall with an estimated completion date of late 2019


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$200,000 grant for cancer drug research

Doug Frantz and April Risinger received a $200,000 grant from the Cancer Prevention & Research Institute of Texas (CPRIT) to create new cancer drugs from complex natural products that have proven to be enormously effective in fighting the most aggressive types of cancer.


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Dr. Nicquet Blake Receives DiversityFIRST Leadership Award

​Dr. Nicquet Blake, associate dean for admissions and student affairs at the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, was recently selected as an Individual DiversityFIRST™ Leadership Award winner.


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Free Mental Illness Lecture on Nov 2

On Thursday, Nov. 2, a special doubleheader Ewing Halsell Distinguished Lecture highlights resilience in the face of mental health challenges.


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Congratulations to Suzanne Thibodeaux!!

​Congratulations to one of our PhD graduates, Suzanne R. Thibodeaux, MD, PhD who is now an Assistant Professor of Pathology & Immunology and Assistant Medical Director, Transfusion & Blood Banking at the Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, MO!


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Congratulations to Da-Ting Lin!

​Congratulations to one of our PhD graduates, Da-Ting Lin, PhD who is now Investigator and Chief, Neural Engineering Unit in the Intramural Research Program of the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) in Baltimore, MD!


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Allie Sharp Researches Side Effects of Prostate Cancer Treatment

Allie Sharp is looking at the underlying mechanisms that produce cognitive impairments after Androgen Deprivation Therapy (ADT) for prostate cancer.


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Volunteering at the Boys and Girls Clubs of San Antonio Fall STEM Fest

SACNAS and Wisdom volunteered at the Fall STEM Fest presented by the Boys and Girls Clubs of San Antonio.


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Teresa in the News: 6 Ways to Manage Stress

Our own Dr. Teresa Evans was quoted in a Forbes article on how to manage stress.


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GSBS & SHP Students Volunteer at Community Garden

GSBS students volunteered with School of Health Professions students at the Interfaith Refugee Community Garden.


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How to Use a Hypothesis to Make Important Career Choices

​Hypotheses are traditionally used in the laboratory but their use can be translated to both business and career planning. The fundamental skill of developing and testing a hypothesis is an essential tool for choosing which path to take and for thinking through any important decision.


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​How To Do Hands-Only CPR

The American Heart Association came to UT Health San Antonio to give us a brief training on how to do Hands-Only CPR.


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Upcoming Volunteer Opportunities: Science Judges, Science Expo, etc.

Lots of upcoming volunteer events like the John Jay Science Fair & Science Expo.


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GSBS To The Spurs

Over 150 GSBS staff, students, postdocs, faculty and friends went to the Oct. 10 Spurs game.


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Bianca Cerqueira & Lauren Cornell’s company NovoThelium was featured in SA Express News!

Bianca Cerqueira and Lauren Cornell company NovoThelium was featured on the My San Antonio from the Express-News! Their company hopes to revolutionize nipple reconstruction using tissue engineering technology so that reconstructed nipples maintain projection, pigmentation, and sensation.


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Welcome New Baby Nellie!

​We are so excited to welcome a new baby to the GSBS commmunity.


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Dr. Ann V. Griffith featured in Future Magazine

Ann V. Griffith, Ph.D., a researcher with the Sam and Ann Barshop Institute for Longevity and Aging Studies, has developed a novel method to study the stromal cells that reside in the thymus and could be the key to producing more critical T cells.


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Dr. Karl Rodriguez Featured in Future Magazine

Dr. Karl Rodriguez Featured in Future Magazine for his work on gerontology, aging and the older population.


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Dr. Myron Ignatius featured in Future Magazine

Dr. Myron Ignatius was featured in Future Magazine for his research on pediatric cancer.


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Dr. Martin Paukert Featured in Future Magazine

Dr. Martin Paukert has been featured in Future Magazine for his work on astroglia cells and their interaction with neurons in the brain. These cells may play a role in slowing the progression of Alzheimer’s disease.


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Voices 2017 Engages Students & Alumni of UT Health San Antonio

​​The third annual UT Voices and speed networking event encouraged interprofessionalism between students and alumni.


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Faculty Spotlight: 18 Questions With Dr. Cara Gonzales

Dr. Cara Gonzales is a dentist scientist with an active translational research program focused on oral cancer and oral cancer pain.


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Volunteer at a Community Garden on Oct 21

Join us for an interprofessional volunteering event with the School of Health Professions


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Free CPR Lunch and Learn on Oct 20

Learn two-step CPR at this free lunch and learn taught by the American Heart Association.


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​A One-Stop Shot for Curing Diabetes

What's going on in diabetes research?


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Job Opportunities

A few job opportunities you may be interested in.


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​The Ultrasound Evangelist

Dr. Nilam Soni is an ultrasound evangelist. His love for point-of-care ultrasound started in medical school when he saw the possibilities beyond just the traditional uses in a few specialties.


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Treading the Postdoc World: The Joys and The Struggles

Neelam Mukherjee reflects upon the transition from a graduate student to a postdoc.


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Nobel Prize in Physiology/Medicine Winner Announced

The Nobel Assembly at Karolinska Institutet has today decided to award the 2017 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine jointly to Jeffrey C. Hall, Michael Rosbash and Michael W. Young “for their discoveries of molecular mechanisms controlling the circadian rhythm.”


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National Cancer Institute grant puts San Antonio at the forefront of cancer research

The UT Health Cancer Center is one of nine institutions tapped earlier this year by the National Cancer Institute (NCI) to be a part of its Cancer Systems Biology Consortium (CSBC). Other participants include Stanford, Yale and MIT.


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UT System among top 10 most innovative universities in the world

The UT System was ranked No. 9 by Reuters in its annual top 100 “World’s Most Innovative Universities” ranking, which lists public and private research universities as well as university systems.