Jasmine De Mange: A Look at Healthcare From All Angles

Jasmine De Mange has seen healthcare from all angles—first she started work in healthcare administration as a patient service specialist in a Cardiology department, next she started a nursing assistant program, and now she’s in a research-based master’s program. Up next,...
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Di Wang Uses Deep Learning To Diagnose Diseases

Di Wang first became interested in deep learning through a seminar at the Center for Advanced Imaging Innovation and Research of NYU Langone Health. “The seminar is about deep learning application in medical imaging field. Everybody was talking about it so I wanted to take a...
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8 Questions with Biology of Aging Student Angela Olson

1. Your name, program, mentor name. Angela (Angie) Olson, IBMS- Biology of Aging, Dr. Veronica Galvan. 2. Tell me the story of when you realized you were passionate about science. While volunteering one summer at a sea turtle rescue in Costa Rica, I had a chance to rea...
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Lily Espinoza: Science Moves Medicine Forward

While in college at St. Mary’s University, Lily Espinoza participated in her first research experience studying the pathogenesis of atherosclerosis, which played an instrumental role in nurturing her growing interest in the field of research. Enticed by this new interest, she...
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Shanae Rhodes: Helping San Antonio’s Diabetic Community

Shanae Rhodes, a student in our Nursing Science Ph.D. program, would like to focus her research on vulnerable populations and the effects of culture, stress, and resiliency on perceptions of health. She is currently assisting in three different projects involving vulnerable...
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Nia Reynea Lane: Focused on Community Research

Your name, program, mentor name. My name is Nia Reynea Lane and I am enrolled in the BSN to Ph.D. in Nursing. I am in my second year. Tell me the story of when you realized you were passionate about science. When I was a young girl, I’ve always had an interest in science. My...
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Hannah Elam: Soldiers Also Suffer From Psychosis Along with PTSD

  Neuroscience researcher Hannah Elam recently received the prestigious T32 fellowship which will fund her project to look at the mechanisms that underlie psychosis and ways to treat it. Elam works in the lab of Dr. Daniel Lodge who recently received a grant from the Department...
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Hema Manogna Gudlavalleti: Meeting Alzheimer’s Patients Helps Me Become a Better Researcher

Neuroscience researcher Hema Manogna Gudlavalleti is passionate about working on neurodegenerative research. After college, she found a job in Los Angeles for a start-up pharmaceutical company where she was working on Alzheimer’s disease research. “The company invited Alzheimer’s...
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