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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Dr. Carie Boychuk receives UT System’s Rising STARs award

Carie R. Boychuk, Ph.D., assistant professor in the Department of  Cellular and Integrative Physiology, has received a Rising STARs Award from the UT System. The award for early-career investigators comes with a $250,000 grant. Dr. Boychuk, who began work at UT Health San Antonio...
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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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