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...
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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...
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Dr. Babatunde (Kay) Oyajobi has been appointed Associate Director in the Office of Postdoctoral Affairs

Dr. Kay Oyajobi, Professor in the Department of Cell Systems & Anatomy, has been appointed Associate Director in the Office of Postdoctoral Affairs. In this role, Dr. Oyajobi will assist in the development and on-going renewal of institutional training grants, oversee regular...
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Dr. Ratna Vadlamudi Named Mentor of The Year at GSBS Mentor Appreciation Lunch

  Dr. Ratna Vadlamudi, professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology and Department of Cell Systems & Anatomy, has been named the GSBS “Mentor of the Year.” The award was given to Dr. Vadlamudi during the annual Mentor Appreciation Lunch which recognizes faculty who serve as...
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Greehey cancer researcher receives UT System’s Rising STARs award

David Libich, Ph.D., assistant professor of biochemistry and structural biology in the Long School of Medicine and faculty member of UT Health’s Greehey Children’s Cancer Research Institute, has received a Rising STARs Award from the UT System. The award for early-career...
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Accelerator Launches To Help Faculty Entrepreneurs

The new TechNovumTM accelerator program will provide an intense commercialization-oriented education designed to help faculty entrepreneurs validate their biomedical product idea through: Customer feedback and market analysis Develop business plans and investor pitches Create...
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Bernard Arulanandam elected Fellow of National Academy of Inventors

Bernard Arulanandam, Jane and Roland Blumberg Professor in bioscience at UTSA and the university’s interim vice president for research, economic development, and knowledge enterprise, has been named a Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors (NAI). Dr. Arulanandam is also a...
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Molecular medicine professor Dr. Morita receives Rising STARs award

Masahiro Morita, Ph.D., assistant professor of molecular medicine in the Joe R. & Teresa Lozano Long School of Medicine, has received a Rising STARs Award from the UT System. The award for early-career investigators comes with a $250,000 grant. Dr. Morita is also a member of...
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