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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Alumni Spotlight: Dr. David Bearss, Chief Executive Officer, Tolero Pharmaceuticals and Chief Scientific Advisor, DSP Cancer Institute

When did you first become interested in science? I was raised in a home with a father that was a Ph.D. chemist and I’ve always had a curious side that I was encouraged to pursue from a young age. I love learning about things I don’t understand or want to understand better.  This...
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M.S. in Clinical Investigation and Translational Science (Class of 2016) graduate Dina Tom was featured for her work as a pediatrician

M.S. in Clinical Investigation and Translational Science (Class of 2016) graduate Dina Tom was featured for her work as a pediatrician. See the article, “Graduate with Heart for Service Dedicated to Students, Patients.”  
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