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TTUHSC El Paso Professor Receives Award for Research on Diabetes-Related Digestive Disorder

Munmun Chattopadhyay, Ph.D., M.Sc., an assistant professor at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center El Paso’s Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, has been awarded a $100,429 grant from the Edward N. and Margaret G. Marsh Foundation for...
11-Dec-2019 4:00 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Minimally Invasive Procedure Fixes Hole in Heart

Texas Tech Physicians of El Paso now performs a safe and minimally invasive treatment for a heart birth defect that affects up to 25% of people.
6-Jun-2019 3:45 PM EDT Add to Favorites

$150,000 Grant Will Help Finance Research on Spinal Muscular Atrophy

Cure SMA recently awarded a $150,000 research grant to Laxman Gangwani, Ph.D., associate professor of Molecular and Translational Medicine, Center of Emphasis in Neurosciences, at TTUHSC El Paso’s Paul L. Foster School of Medicine.
2-May-2019 1:10 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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$1.5 Million Will Fund Jim and Julie Cardwell Endowed Chair in Neurology

Thanks to a generous $750,000 gift from the Jim and Julie Cardwell Fund and the Cardwell Family Foundation, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center El Paso (TTUHSC El Paso) is establishing an endowed chair in the department of neurology.
20-Mar-2019 5:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Geriatric Psychiatry Training Program Aims to Ease Shortage

After recently gaining accreditation from the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME), Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center El Paso, along with the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, will soon begin offering the first...
12-Mar-2019 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Grant Expected to Push Sepsis Research Forward

The 2019 Society of Critical Care Medicine Weil Research Grant will allow a TTUHSC El Paso professor to continue research that focuses on how different immune cells contribute to the body's response during sepsis, which has a mortality rate of up to...
5-Mar-2019 4:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

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TTP El Paso ALS Clinics Complete First Year of Service

Few words can be as surprising and heartbreaking as when a doctor tells a patient, “I wish I could tell you that you have cancer, because at least we could do something about that.”
26-Jan-2019 5:25 AM EST Add to Favorites

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Water T2 Biomarker Could Help Stop Diabetes Before It Starts

“Eureka” moments still happen in scientific research. David P. Cistola, MD, PhD, had his moment in August 2014 when he and his research team discovered a blood biomarker that identifies individuals who could be at risk for Type 2 diabetes and...
14-Nov-2018 12:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

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PodMed TT Offers Podcast Listeners Latest Medical News

When medical professionals want to stay in the loop on breaking medical news, there is one podcast they tune into week after week: PodMed TT.
16-Aug-2018 5:05 PM EDT

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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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