GSBS Alumnus and Faculty Member Dr. Anibal Diogenes honored for dental research in pulp biology

Anibal Diogenes, D.D.S., M.S., Ph.D. Anibal Diogenes, D.D.S., M.S., Ph.D., associate professor in the Department of Endodontics, is the 2019 recipient of the International Association for Dental Research Distinguished Scientist Award in Pulp Biology and Regeneration. Dr. Diogenes...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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10 Tips for Getting Started in Biomedical Sciences Consulting

Graduate students and postdoctoral scientists in the biomedical sciences often contemplate the next steps in their career. I graduated with a Ph.D. in Cellular and Structural Biology from UT Health San Antonio in 2013 and completed five years as a postdoctoral scientist at Texas...
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Alumna Dr. Neelam Mukerjee Receives New Discoveries Research Young Investigator Award

Dr. Neelam Mukerjee, who graduated from the Cellular and Structural Biology program (focus on Cancer Biology) in 2015, has just received the New Discoveries Research Young Investigator Award from Bladder Cancer Advocacy Network. According to BCAN’s website, The New...
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Final Words: Ileana Pedraza, a Master of Science degree in Immunology and Infection graduate

Ileana Pedraza was one of the many students who participated at the UT Health San Antonio Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences Commencement ceremony last month. Pedraza graduated with a Master of Science degree in Immunology and Infection, a two-year program focused on...
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Alumni Spotlight: Dr. Amy Brito Delgado, Medical Physics Resident at University of Kansas Medical Center

Amy Brito Delgado grew up in Hermosillo, Sonora, Mexico, 200 miles south of Tucson, Arizona. She was interested in science because she had a biology teacher who gave her the chance to do research at a young age. “Everyone wanted to be an astrophysicist like Carl Sagan, and I did...
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