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Breast Cancer Research Gets $2 Million Boost

A $2 million grant from the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas (CPRIT) will allow TTUHSC El Paso to create a new lab focusing on breast cancer.
24-Apr-2018 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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$2 Million Grant to Push Forward Cancer Research in West Texas

A $2 million grant from the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas (CPRIT) will allow Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center El Paso (TTUHSC El Paso) to create a new lab focusing on breast cancer, pushing forward breast cancer...
20-Apr-2018 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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AJMS Honors Manuscript About Innovative Study on Treatments for Functional Dyspepsia

Three Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center El Paso (TTUHSC El Paso) faculty members were honored recently with the 2018 Tinsley Harrison Award for the best original manuscript published in The American Journal of the Medical Sciences (AJMS,...
16-Apr-2018 3:30 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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UMC Makes History as Borderland’s First Comprehensive Stroke Center

For the first time, El Pasoans can access the highest-level stroke treatment available without having to leave home. On Friday, March 9, University Medical Center of El Paso (UMC)
23-Mar-2018 3:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Study to Determine Which Stool Test Is Best for Colorectal Cancer Detection

FIT tests, or fecal immunochemical tests, are noninvasive and simple to collect in the privacy of one's own home, with no dietary or medical restrictions. But just how accurate are these new FIT tests? That’s what faculty at Texas Tech University...
22-Jan-2018 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

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Study Sheds Light on Rarity of Disease-Causing IGF Mutations

Peter Rotwein, M.D., was recently spotlighted by the American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (ASBMB) for a study he conducted on insulin-like growth factors (IGFs), a family of proteins that are crucial in early human growth and...
18-Dec-2017 6:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

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TTUHSC El Paso Faculty Publish Cardiology Textbook

A textbook guiding cardiologists on the latest treatments in cardiovascular medicine was recently published by two faculty members at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center El Paso (TTUHSC El Paso).
9-Nov-2017 3:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

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$420,000 Grant Funds Study on What Makes Humans Susceptible to Zika

A Texas researcher has received a two-year, $420,000 grant from the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Disease (NIAID) to study the mosquito-borne virus Zika. With the NIAID grant, Wu and his colleagues at Texas Tech University Health...
10-Oct-2017 8:10 AM EDT Add to Favorites


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Cardiologist Warns Against Dissolvable Stents in NEJM

EL PASO, Texas — In a New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM) editorial published last week, Debabrata Mukherjee, M.D., provides expert commentary on bioresorbable stents, an alternative to the traditional stents used in patients with cardiac...
6-Apr-2017 2:05 PM EDT

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