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Dionicio Alvarez, M.D., and Wife Alice Alvarez Announce $250,000 Gift to Foster School of Medicine

On Tuesday, March 30, Dionicio Alvarez, M.D., and his wife Alice Alvarez announced a generous gift of $250,000 in support of the Foster School of Medicine at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center El Paso.
12-Apr-2021 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

On Epilepsy Awareness Day Jim and Julie Cardwell Announce $100,000 Gift to TTUHSC El Paso’s Epilepsy Center

Thanks to a generous $100,000 gift from Jim and Julie Cardwell, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center El Paso will upgrade the Texas Tech Physicians of El Paso (TTP El Paso) Epilepsy Center in the university’s Department of Neurology.
29-Mar-2021 4:40 PM EDT Add to Favorites

TTP El Paso Receives 3,000 doses of Moderna’s COVID-19 Vaccine

Three thousand doses of Moderna’s COVID-19 vaccine arrived at the Texas Tech Physicians of El Paso Alberta, Kenworthy and Transmountain clinics on Wednesday, Dec. 23.
30-Dec-2020 1:55 PM EST Add to Favorites

Example of Instructional Design and Education about COVID-19 Vaccine

Greg Whitcher, M.D., a resident in the Department of Emergency Medicine at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center El Paso, explains how the COVID-19 vaccine works.
16-Dec-2020 9:55 AM EST Add to Favorites

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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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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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Since 1973, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (TTUHSC) El Paso has played an important role in El Paso’s health care history through education, research and patient care. Today, TTUHSC El Paso has close to 2,000 faculty and staff members. It is a flourishing health sciences and medical center with offices located in east, central and northeast El Paso. Many of the health care providers in our community in private and group practices received their training on our campus.

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