Researchers Projected 142% Rise in Latino Cancer by 2030

Amelie Ramirez, Dr.P.H., co-editor of the book said, “Our book, Advancing the Science of Cancer in Latinos, takes an unprecedented look at Latino cancer from many disciplines to encourage the kind of collaboration among diverse professionals that we need to move the field...
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A protein found in bone could play a role in osteoporosis, San Antonio researcher says

Dr. Xiaodu Wang, a professor of mechanical and biomedical engineering at the University of Texas at San Antonio, is studying a possible cause of osteoporosis fractures at the molecular level, work that is being conducted under a $2.3 million grant from the National Institutes of...
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Dr. Catherine Cheng named the Joe H. Ward Jr. and Bettie B. Ward Award for Excellence in the Study of the Biology of Aging

Catherine Cheng, Ph.D., was chosen to receive the Joe H. Ward Jr. and Bettie B. Ward Award for Excellence in the Study of the Biology of Aging as a Graduate Student. Selection for this award was based on the faculty committee’s review of research originality, creativity and its...
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8 Questions with Biology of Aging Student Angela Olson

1. Your name, program, mentor name. Angela (Angie) Olson, IBMS- Biology of Aging, Dr. Veronica Galvan. 2. Tell me the story of when you realized you were passionate about science. While volunteering one summer at a sea turtle rescue in Costa Rica, I had a chance to rea...
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