Q & A With Kristi Guerrero, Neurodegenerative Researcher

Kristi Guerrero is a student in our Integrated Biomedical Sciences Ph.D. program (Cell Biology, Genetics, and Molecular Medicine) in the lab of Dr. Naomi Sayre. 1) Tell me the story of when you realized you were passionate about science. I honestly can’t remember a time before I...
Read More →

Kate Saucke: From Math to Medical Health Physics

Growing up with parents who were math teachers, Kate Saucke knew that she would do something in math. When she learned about radiological health engineering at Texas A&M University, she was fascinated with radiation and a way to use her passion for math in a different wa...
Read More →

Postdoc fellow named Health Disparities Research Institute Scholar

Kelly McGlothen-Bell, Ph.D., RN,  nurse researcher and postdoctoral fellow at UT Health San Antonio, has been selected as a 2019 Health Disparities Research Institute Scholar by the National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities. She will be one of 50 scholars...
Read More →

Alumna Dr. Cara Gonzales featured in San Antonio Express-News for work on oral pain

Cara Gonzales, an associate professor at UT Health San Antonio’s comprehensive dentistry department, starting working with capsazepine several years ago, when she was studying ways to reduce pain from oral cancer. As part of that work, Gonzales examined how oral tumors activate a...
Read More →

Alumni Spotlight: Dr. Andrew K. Benson, Director, Nebraska Food for Health Center

Dr. Andrew Benson is the Food for Health Presidential Chair and Director, Nebraska Food for Health Center in the Department of Food Science and Technology at University of Nebraska-Lincoln. He graduated from UT Health San Antonio with a Ph.D. in Microbiology and Immunology in...
Read More →

Dr. José Cavazos Elected to Serve as Chair-Elect

Dr. José Cavazos, professor and assistant dean for the South Texas Medical Scientist Training Program at UT Health San Antonio, was elected by his peers (M.D./Ph.D. program directors) to serve as chair-elect of the M.D./Ph.D. Section of the Association of American Medical...
Read More →

Newest Member of the GSBS Office: Mary Bradley, MLA as the Director of the Office of Career Development

We are so pleased to announce the appointment of Ms. Mary Bradley, MLA as the new Director of the Office of Career Development at the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences at UT Health San Antonio. Mary comes to us with a strong history of experiences in helping trainees in the...
Read More →

Dr. Lafer selected to receive the 2019 Regents’ Outstanding Teaching Award 

Eileen M. Lafer, Ph.D., professor in the Department of Biochemistry and Structural Biology has been selected to receive the 2019 Regents’ Outstanding Teaching Award from The University of Texas System. Congrats Dr. Lafer! Overall, the System named 27 faculty members from UT’s 14...
Read More →