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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

$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

Can Previous Exposure to West Nile Alter the Course of Zika?


EL PASO, Texas - West Nile virus is no stranger to the U.S.-Mexico border; thousands of people in the region have contracted the mosquito-borne virus in the past. But could this previous exposure affect how intensely Zika sickens someone now?
15-Aug-2017 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Neurology Chair Speaks at International Stroke Symposium


Last month, Salvador Cruz-Flores, M.D., spoke at the 1st Regional Symposium on Stroke in Buenos Aires, Argentina. The symposium, jointly organized by the American Stroke Association (ASA), World Stroke Association, and Iberoamerican Stroke...
21-Jul-2017 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

TTUHSC El Paso Breaks Ground on $83 Million Medical Sciences Building

Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center El Paso (TTUHSC El Paso) officially broke ground on the Medical Sciences Building (MSB) II, an $83 million, 219,900-square-foot facility.
3-May-2017 12:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

$1.1 Million Grant Funds Study on Why Early Pregnancy Prevents Breast Cancer

EL PASO, Texas – Biomedical scientist Rajkumar Lakshmanaswamy, Ph.D., has received a $1.1 million research grant from the U.S. Department of Defense (DOD) to study how early pregnancy reduces a woman’s risk for breast cancer.
7-Mar-2017 5:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

$1.5 Million to Prevent Cervical Cancer in West Texas


EL PASO, Texas – Navkiran Shokar, M.A., M.P.H, M.D., has received nearly $1.5 million from the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas (CPRIT) to reduce the burden of cervical cancer in West Texas.
7-Mar-2017 4:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Common Heart Drug Repurposed to Treat Rare Cancer in Europe

A drug that's commonly used to treat high blood pressure is being repurposed for a rare tissue cancer in Europe. The medication, named propranolol, was recently granted Orphan Drug Designation by the European Commission (EC).
12-Jan-2017 8:00 AM EST 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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