MSTP student Ryan Reyes Gets Two First Author Papers Accepted In Excellent Journals On The Same Day

Ryan Reyes, a fourth-year graduate student (6th year MSTP student) in the lab of Tyler Curiel, M.D. MPH, just had two first author papers accepted in excellent journals on the same day. The Curiel lab studies cancer immunotherapy and has expertise in using mouse models for...
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In Press: Justin Moroney Publishes 1st author article in Nature Communications

Justin Moroney, fourth-year Ph.D. candidate in Dr. Paolo Casali’s lab in the Molecular Immunology & Microbiology discipline of the Integrated Biomedical Sciences program at UT Health San Antonio has published a first author article in Nature Communications. The paper is...
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In Press: Trevi Mancilla First Author Publication in PLOS One About The Significance Of Non-Cardiomyocyte Cells

Trevi Mancilla, a student in the South Texas Medical Scientist Training Program, has published a first-author publication in PLOS ONE. The title is “Doxorubicin-induced p53 interferes with mitophagy in cardiac fibroblasts.” Her mentor is Dr. Greg Aune. We interviewed...
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In Press: Dr. Eithan Kotkowski Publishes First Author Paper on Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease

During his rotation through the neurology intensive care unit last year during his third year of medical school, Eithan Kotkowski, Ph.D. and his fellow medical school classmates helped oversee the care of a patient with a case of rapidly-progressive sporadic Creutzfeldt-Jakob...
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In Press: Alex McCoy Works on Paper Published in Neuropsychopharmacology

Alex McCoy has been working with Dr. Alan Frazer and Dr. Flavia Carreno to develop novel therapies for the treatment of major depressive disorder. She is a student in the Neuroscience discipline in the Ph.D. in Integrated Biomedical Sciences program. Recently, she worked on a...
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In Press: Jodie Gray’s Big-Data Analysis Of Brain Imaging Studies Indicates Promising Future Directions For Depression Research

A study by Jodie Gray, Ph.D., a recent graduate of UT Health San Antonio’s Radiological Sciences Program has found select brain areas which are reliably impacted by major depressive disorder (MDD). The study, Multi-Modal Abnormalities of Brain Structure and Function in Major...
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Dr. Petra Jans Pederson Publishes in the Journal of Natural Products

Dr. Petra Jans Pederson was first author on the paper “Triple-Negative Breast Cancer Cells Exhibit Differential Sensitivity to Cardenolides from Calotropis gigantea” which was published on July 10 in the Journal of Natural Products. Dr. Pederson is a recent graduate...
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In Press: Cassidy Daw Speaks About Discovering A Mitochondrial Traffic Officer Protein

As a UT Health San Antonio Ph.D. candidate, under the mentorship of Dr. Madesh Muniswamy, I am studying mitochondrial biology and the many pathways involved in physiologic (healthy) and pathophysiologic (unhealthy) states. Mitochondria are double-membraned organelles that have a...
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