Big-data analysis of brain imaging studies indicates promising future directions for depression research

A study by Jodie Gray, Ph.D., a recent graduate of UT Health San Antonio’s Radiological Sciences Program has found select brain areas which are reliably impacted by major depressive disorder (MDD). The study, Multi-Modal Abnormalities of Brain Structure and Function in Major...
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Alumna Quoted in her Work to Address COVID-19

Alumna Rachele Berria, M.D., Ph.D., was quoted in an article by Markets Insider for her company’s work to address COVID-19. Berria is currently the Vice President, U.S. Medical, Biopharmaceuticals of AstraZeneca. Read the full article “Vidscrip Announces...
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Hosting My Own Coronavirus Community Session

Earlier this week, I became aware that folks in my hometown of the Rio Grande Valley, Texas were not heeding the warnings of the CDC and WHO regarding the seriousness of the coronavirus situation. I was regularly checking social media in the hopes that I’d find distant...
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Dr. Nourhan Abdelfattah Receives Horizon Award

Congratulations to one of our Cellular and Structural Biology graduate program alumni, Nourhan Abdelfattah, Ph.D. who has just received a two-year Horizon Award (total costs, ~$250,000) from the Department of Defense FY19 Peer Reviewed Cancer Research Program! Nour is currently...
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Local conference organized by alumnus shares expertise about point-of-care ultrasound to physicians

Dr. Nilam Soni, alumnus of the M.S. in Clinical Investigation & Translational Science program, and professor of medicine at UT Health San Antonio helped organize the 10th annual Point-of-care Ultrasound Workshop held Feb. 14 to 15 in downtown San Antonio. Dr. Soni, is also...
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Alumna Dr. Neelam Mukherjee Selected for AAI Oral Presentation and Travel Award

Neelam Mukerjee, Ph.D. was selected for an oral presentation and the AAI Trainee Abstract Award from the American Association of Immunologists. The Trainee Abstract Award is a tiered award that provides a higher reimbursement award amount for members with multiple consecutive...
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Alumni Spotlight: Shelly Gunn, M.D., Ph.D., Genomic Pathologist at Targeted Genomics

When did you first become interested in science? I graduated from Trinity University with a music degree in 1980, attended Peabody Conservatory of Music in Baltimore, and was working as a piano teacher in 1988 when our infant son was diagnosed with retinoblastoma (RB). At the...
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Faculty & Alumni Spotlight: 18 Questions with Beatriz Hicks

1) Please tell me about yourself. I am an alumnus of UT Health San Antonio and graduated with my Certificate in Dental Hygiene in 1986. I then received a Bachelor of Science in Allied Health Education at Incarnate Word College in San Antonio. I further pursued and received my...
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