Dr. Dina Tom: Vaccine decisions impact the entire community

Dr. Dina Tom, GSBS alumna and UT Health San Antonio professor of pediatrics was quoted in an article about the growing number of families opting to not vaccinate their children which is causing concern in the local medical community who are worried about the impact on public...
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Novel gene therapy reduces schizophrenia symptoms

Jennifer Donegan, Ph.D., of UT Health San Antonio Jennifer Donegan, Ph.D., and colleagues at UT Health San Antonio describe a novel, experimental approach to treating schizophrenia in the journal Nature Communications (published June 27). If developed into a human therapy, the...
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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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The Career Series: 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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