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Final Words: Abdulmajeed Mohammed Al Shujaa Researches Oral Pain

Abdulmajeed Mohammed Al Shujaa works on pain and stem cells regenerative therapy with emphasis in translational research

Grace Porter Researches Psychiatric Disorders

Grace Porter decided to apply to the Neuroscience discipline of the Integrated Biomedical Sciences program after she kept seeing the same faculty member names popping up in her research on animal models.

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Dr. Carla Zeballos Receives F32 postdoctoral fellowship

Dr. Carla Zeballos individual National Research Service Award (F32 postdoctoral fellowship) has just been funded on first submission by NCI!


Opportunity for those considering a postdoc at the National Cancer Institute

The National Cancer Institute (NCI) is now accepting applications for the Intramural Continuing Umbrella of Research Experiences (iCURE) program!


Dr. Teresa Evans has recently accepted an exciting new career opportunity

Dr. Teresa Evans has recently accepted an exciting new career opportunity as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Pharmacology at UT Health San Antonio.

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M.D./Ph.D. Students Match To Residency Programs At The Top Of Their List

​Please help me congratulate the outstanding residency match for our 2018 MD/PhD graduates.

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Dr. Aparna Gorthi Publishes in Nature Magazine

Dr. Aparna Gorthi first author paper has just been published in Nature.


Life as a New Mom

Helia Sanchez has 4 tips for new moms in graduate school.


Alumni Spotlight: Dr. Burl Henderson’s Journey from the Air Force to Retirement

Biochemistry alumnus Dr. Burl Henderson talks about his career path and his current hobbies as a retiree.

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Celebrate DNA Day Event on April 25

Help celebrate DNA Day by joining us on April 25 at 5 pm to 6pm. We will be building a candy double helix with licorice, toothpicks and mini marshmallows. Also receive a free DNA themed t shirt. To register, email

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Comedy Night on April 13

Join us for a night of fun hosted by ComedySportz, a local comedy improv group on Friday, April 13 from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at Holly Auditorium.


Night at the Zoo on May 4

Experience the San Antonio Zoo in a whole new light! After the Zoo closes, visit bats, cats and crocodiles on a staff led tour. Discover which animals are headed to bed - and which ones are just waking up!


Communicating Your Science to General Audience with Dr. Yew

Communication is one of the most important skills to have, yet it is one that we don’t put much effort into.


Dr. Jonathan Berman’s TedxSanAntonio talk: “How to be a Passionate Advocate for Science”

Dr. Jonathan M. Berman, postdoctoral fellow at UT Health San Antonio spoke about "How to be a Passionate Advocate for Science" at TedxSanAntonio.

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Alumni Spotlight: 12 Questions with Dr. Ahmad Galaleldeen

Dr. Ahmad Galaleldeen is an Associate Professor in the Department of Biological Sciences at St. Mary's University.

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Alumni Spotlight: 12 Questions with Dr. Kelly Grimes

Dr. Kelly Grimes is currently a postdoctoral fellow in the lab of Jeff Molkentin in the Molecular Cardiovascular Biology Department at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital.

7 lessons to keep in mind if you are considering a career as an academic in discovery-based research

7 Lessons to Keep in Mind If You Are Considering a Career as an Academic in Discovery-based Research

I sure wish someone would have told these to me before I started. This advice is geared towards after you’ve received your first real grant or a start-up fund, where you can finally hire people.

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Alumni Spotlight: 13 Questions with Dr. Paul Langlais

GSBS alumnus Dr. Paul Langlais is an Associate Professor and director of a proteomics lab at the University of Arizona College of Medicine.

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Harvard Professor Will Speak On Campus About Health Disparities In the U.S.

​David R. Williams, PhD, MPH, of Harvard University presents on large and persistent socioeconomic and racial/ethnic health disparities in the U.S.

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Greehey Institute team finds link between BRCA1 and Ewing sarcoma

Scientists with the Greehey Children’s Cancer Research Institute at UT Health San Antonio have discovered a surprising connection between a breast cancer protein, BRCA1, and a pediatric cancer called Ewing sarcoma.

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M.D./Ph.D. Student Curtis Clark to Give Podium Presentation at Immunology 2018

M.D./Ph.D. student Curtis Clark will be giving a podium presentation at Immunology 2018.

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A Mental Health Crisis Among Graduate Students

Teresa Evans, Ph.D., and Lindsay Bira, Ph.D., of UT Health San Antonio found that graduate students are more than six times as likely to experience depression and anxiety as compared to the general population.

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Dr. Thomas Boyer awarded NIH grants to study uterine fibroids

​Thomas G. Boyer, Ph.D., professor of molecular medicine at UT Health San Antonio, has received two related NIH R01 grants to study uterine leiomyomas, also called uterine fibroids.


Texas Cavaliers River Parade Tickets Available

UT Health San Antonio will have a block of seats by the Marriott Rivercenter and mall. First and second row tickets are available.

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Translational Science student Dr. Luis ‘Felipe’ Reyes Researches Pneumonia

Here at UT Health one of the first international students in the Translational Science program, Luis ‘Felipe’ Reyes from Colombia, has already published multiple papers on his way to completing his dissertation for his Ph.D. in Translational Science.