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 invit...
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Katie Lillis: I Was Drawn To The Tight Sense of Community at UT Health San Antonio

Katie Lillis loves the tight sense of community that has formed within the Neuroscience discipline of the Integrated Biomedical Sciences Ph.D. program. “We all work together during the day and do activities outside of lab as a group,” she said. “It feels very homey here and...
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Denisse Paredes Awarded the Jess Hay Chancellor’s Fellowship

Denisse Paredes, a fourth-year graduate student in the Neuroscience discipline of the Integrated Biomedical Sciences Ph.D. program has been chosen to receive the UT System Jess Hay Chancellor’s Graduate Student Research Fellowship. The UT System Jess Hay Chancellor’s Graduate...
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In Press: The Latest Journal Publications From Students (Spring 2019)

83 students had citations in academic journals this spring semester, 50 were first author publications and 34 were second author publications! Our students published in journals such as Aging Cell, Cell Reports, Psychopharmacology, PLOS One, Issues Ment Health Nurs, and Methods...
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Stephanie Fedorchak Receives T32 Fellowship

Stephanie Fedorchak, a student in the Neuroscience discipline of the Integrated Biomedical Sciences Ph.D. program was recently selected as a Neuroscience T32 fellow. She is currently in the lab of Dr. Carie Boychuk. Her co-mentor is Dr. Teppei Fujikawa. According to the National...
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Rathipriya Viswanathan: International Club, Alzheimer’s Research, and The Super Resolution Microscope

Rathipriya Viswanathan is currently a Ph.D. student in the Integrated Biomedical Sciences program in the Neuroscience discipline. “I was attracted to UT Health San Antonio because of the student friendly atmosphere. The other places I applied to seemed more rigid and not very...
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Candidacy Ceremony & Convocation 2019: Finding a Legacy

The Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences at UT Health San Antonio was pleased to invite our very own alumnus Leland Page, Ph.D., to deliver the candidacy ceremony address. Dr. Page received his Ph.D. from our Radiological Sciences program– Medical Physics track in 2012....
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