Meet The Researcher: Kristin A. Altwegg Speaks About Her NIH F31 Predoctoral Fellowship And Her Passion For Cancer Research

1) Your name, program, mentor name.  Kristin A. Altwegg, M.S., Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, Ph.D. in Integrated Biomedical Sciences Program, Cancer Biology Discipline in the lab of Dr. Ratna K. Vadlamudi, Ph.D., Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology   2)  Tell me...
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Meet The Researcher: Bassma Brnawi Researches Pediatric Nurses’ Knowledge And Attitudes About Identifying And Reporting Cases Of Child Abuse And Neglect In The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA)

Tell me about yourself, what year are you, what program/discipline? Who is your mentor? My name is Bassma Brnawi. Currently, I am a Nursing Science Ph.D. student. I am from Saudi Arabia. I obtained my bachelor’s degree in nursing in 2010. After graduating, I worked in pediatric...
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Meet The Researcher: Maria Prado Works on Osteoporosis Research

Maria Prado is a second-year Ph.D. student in the University of Texas San Antonio (UTSA) and UT Health San Antonio Joint Graduate Program in Biomedical Engineering. She works in Dr. Hugo Giambini’s Musculoskeletal & Orthopedic Biomechanics Laboratory where she is...
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Meet The Researcher: Sara Masoud Researches Family Caregivers and Persons Living with Dementia

First year Translational Science doctoral student, Sara Masoud is passionate about employing authentic and meaningful community engagement to produce research that is relevant and translatable into practice. Her research is focused on family caregivers and persons living with...
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Meet The Researcher: Jessye Castro Researches Protein Associated with Severe Developmental Disorders

Jessye Castro is originally from northeast Texas and moved to San Antonio for college. She attended Trinity University and completed a bachelor of science degree in biology and is currently in a second-year graduate student in the Personalized Molecular Medicine Program in Dr....
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Meet The Researcher: Jose Gutierrez Researches Metformin, Normally And Effectively Used To Treat Type II Diabetes, As A Possible Therapeutic For Advanced Prostate Cancer

Tell me about yourself, what year are you, what program/discipline? Who is your mentor? I am Jose Gutierrez. I grew up in a small town in South Texas. I started having a major interest in science in high school. I entered a science fair with a project doing basic quality tests on...
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Meet The Researcher: 9 Questions With Amber Ather

1) Your name, program, mentor name. Name: Amber Ather Program: Endodontics Certificate with M.S. in Dental Science Mentor name: Dr. Anibal Diogenes 2) Tell me the story of when you realized you were passionate about science. I was exposed to science at an early age. As my entire...
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Meet The Researcher: Q&A with Allison Crawford in our Nursing Science Ph.D. program

1) Your name, program, mentor name. Allison Crawford, RN, PhD Candidate in our Ph.D. in Nursing Science program, UT Health San Antonio School of Nursing, Dr. Lisa Cleveland, RN, PhD, PNP-BC, IBCL, APRN, FAAN. 2) Tell me the story of when you realized you were passionate about...
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