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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Dr. José E. Cavazos Appointed Chair of the M.D./Ph.D. Section of the Graduate Research Education and Training Group (GREAT) of the AAMC

Dr. José E. Cavazos, professor and assistant dean of the South Texas Medical Scientist Training Program (M.D./Ph.D.) at UT Health San Antonio was appointed on Sept. 16 as chair of the M.D./Ph.D. Section of the Graduate Research Education and Training Group (GREAT) of the...
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Virtual Mikiten Graduate Symposium Scheduled for Sept 25, 2020

The Terry M. Mikiten Graduate Research Symposium promotes excellence in research through mentorship, collaboration, and student interaction. The event is organized by the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences at UT Health San Antonio and is generously supported by the Mikiten...
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Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences Hosts Virtual Candidacy Ceremony

Over 300 people tuned in for the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences at UT Health San Antonio’s first ever virtual candidacy ceremony on Aug. 21 which celebrated the achievements of graduate students who have passed their qualifying exam. The graduate scho...
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Virtual Chat with the Dean

Join us for a chat with Dr. David Weiss. Based on student input, we will have an alternating schedule. Schedule Friday, August 28 at 4 p.m. Add to Calendar Friday, September 11 at 4 p.m. Add to Calendar Thursday, September 24 at 4 p.m. Add to Calendar Friday, October 9 at 4 p.m....
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COVID-19 and Type 2 Diabetes: Shedding light on an often-neglected approach to saving lives during the pandemic

Are you living up to your healthiest potential? This might be the key to surviving the pandemic. It is no secret that those with the highest risk of hospitalization, intubation, and death from COVID-19 are those with chronic conditions such as type 2 diabetes mellitus, chronic...
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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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Labroots/UT Health San Antonio Science Writing Contest Submissions Due July 30

“If science, like art, is to perform its mission truly and fully….its achievements must enter not only superficially but with their inner meaning into the consciousness of people”—Albert Einstein. We were blown away by the quality of recent student-submitted articles we have...
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