Spring 2022 GSBS Travel Awards

The Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences (GSBS) is now accepting applications for the Spring 2022 GSBS Travel Awards. This year the committee will entertain applications for in-person as well as virtual conferences. Awardees will receive up to $1,500 to help defray expenses...
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TS PhD graduate Lauren Cornell was selected by NASA to participate in a simulated Mars study

Translational Science Ph.D. graduate Lauren Cornell was selected by NASA to participate in a simulated Mars study. Beginning Oct. 1, 2021, four people will live and work for 45 days inside a unique, ground-based habitat at NASA’s Johnson Space Center in Houston. Designed to serve...
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Dr. Michael Liss study shows MRI technique improves detection of aggressive prostate cancer

Dr. Michael Liss specializes in cancer of the genitourinary system including kidney cancer and prostate cancer. The study, “Restriction Spectrum Imaging-Magnetic Resonance Imaging to Improve Prostate Cancer Imaging in Men on Active Surveillance,” was published in July in The...
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Dr. Maria Danet Lapiz-Bluhm Receives Education and Research Award From The San Antonio Psychiatric Nurses Association

Dr. Maria Danet Lapiz-Bluhm received the Education and Research Award from The San Antonio Psychiatric Nurses Association in July 2021. There was a virtual ceremony to recognize her achievements. Dr. Bluhm, graduated from our Master’s of Science in Clinical Investigation program...
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Words of Wisdom: Geriatric & Special Needs Dentistry–Practicing Patience, Empathy, and Compassion

“Wrinkles should merely indicate where smiles have been.” – Mark Twain Wrinkles are one of the common qualms that come with age, but the quote above takes a more positive approach. If you do have wrinkles, let them be evidence of lots of smiles over the years rather than worries....
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Class of 2021 Incoming Student Spotlight: Nahin T. Radit, Master of Science in Cell Systems and Anatomy

Hello everyone, my name is Nahin T. Radit. I am an international student at UT Health San Antonio, and this is my story. Being a licensed doctor from Bangladesh, I aspire to be a neuroscientist someday. Music and traveling are two of my passions. You can find many of my recorded...
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Farewell to Amber Yuker and Welcome Tiffany Thompson

We would like to announce that Amber Yuker, Manager of Academic Programs, in the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences will be leaving us this Friday, September 3rd. I am sure you all have worked with Amber in one way or another in her past six years at UT Health San Antonio or...
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Candidacy Ceremony and Convocation 2021 Combined Into One Event

What a year it has been for this year’s candidates. Much of in-person learning has shifted into a virtual format and many events have been cancelled. With minor modifications, the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences hosted an in-person convocation and candidacy ceremony....
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