Dr. Charles France gives insight onto new street drug, Krokodil

UT Health San Antonio professor Charles France, Ph.D. was interviewed on KSAT News regarding the new street drug, Krokodil which is making its way around the streets of the Alamo City. The drug, made with codeine and toxic household chemicals, such as lighter fluid, matches...
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Dr. Puga takes part in NIA scholars program

Frank Puga, Ph.D. Frank Puga, Ph.D., assistant professor/research in the School of Nursing, recently participated in the National Institute on Aging (NIA) Butler-Williams Scholars Program in Bethesda, Maryland. Scholars in the program met with emerging researchers in aging...
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Greehey researcher, Dr. Zhao, receives UT System’s Rising STARs Award

Weixing Zhao, Ph.D. Weixing Zhao, Ph.D., assistant professor of biochemistry and structural biology in the Long School of Medicine and faculty member of UT Health San Antonio’s Greehey Children’s Cancer Research Institute, has received a Rising STARs Award from the UT System. 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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Dr. Mark Shapiro in the News: New therapy treatment could stop brain trauma seizures

Traumatic brain injuries contribute to nearly thirty percent of injury deaths in country, with some happening months after the initial injury, but a possible development right here in town that could save hundreds of thousands of lives. Watch the video from NEWS4SA where Dr. Mark...
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Gray Foundation grant expands studies of BRCA in breast, ovarian cancer

Dr. Patrick Sung is the principal investigator of a $3.75 million, four-year “team science” grant announced by the Gray Foundation of New York. The goal is to further study how inactivation of BRCA1 or BRCA2, along with other anomalies, leads to breast, ovarian and other cancers....
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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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