Posts written by millera5
Juli Bai, Ph.D. Interviewed for UT Health San Antonio’s Online Newsroom
January 24, 2023
Increasing brain protein could be a treatment for obesity Drug target that revs up energy expenditure, reduces appetite identified SAN ANTONIO (Jan. 20, 2023) — A drug that promotes energy expenditure in the body while suppressing appetite could be a powerful weight loss therapy. Researchers at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San […]
Congratulations to Lawrence Carey, Ph.D. and Shawn Flynn!
December 30, 2022
Congratulations to Larry Carey, postdoctoral fellow and Shawn Flynn, graduate student, in the laboratory of Dr. Charles France for receiving a Notice of Award for NIH F grant applications! Both investigators submitted for the first time and Shawn’s application was ranked in the 3rd percentile and Larry’s in the 11th percentile! Please congratulate them when […]
Daniel Lodge, Ph.D. is awarded the 2022 Master Research Award for Distinguished Mentor
October 21, 2022
Daniel Lodge, Ph.D., Professor and Interim Chair was selected as the Joe R. and Teresa Lozano Long School of Medicine Master Research Award for Distinguished Mentor 2022. This award was created to recognize a faculty member who has embodied the spirit of UT Health San Antonio’s research mission by mentoring individuals at various stages of […]
Congratulations to Leila Takahashi-Ruiz!
August 12, 2022
Congratulations to Leila Takahashi-Ruiz, graduate student in the laboratory of Dr. April Risinger, for being awarded the 2022 Heather Menzie Junior Student of the Year Award. About this Award: In memory of Heather Menzie, this award recognizes a graduate student enrolled in the GSBS for no more than three years who demonstrates academic and research […]
Congratulations to Alex McCoy!
August 12, 2022
Alex is the recipient of the 2022 Robles Leadership Award! This award recognizes a graduate student (MS or PhD) in good academic standing who demonstrates excellence in leadership and service within the local and UT Health community. Alex will be presented this award at the Annual Convocation of the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, August […]
Arthur E. Schwarting Award for 2022 Awarded to Dr. Susan Mooberry and Colleagues!
May 9, 2022
Susan L. Mooberry, Ph.D., Professor and Interim Chair in the Department of Pharmacology and Colleagues were awarded the Arthur E. Schwarting Award for 2022 by the American Society of Pharmacognosy (ASP). This award is given for best paper in the Journal of Natural Products. Dr. Mooberry’s publication, “An Integrated Strategy for the Detection, Dereplication, and […]
Jack L. Beal Award for 2022 Awarded to Dr. April Risinger!
May 9, 2022
April Risinger, Ph.D., Assistant Professor in the Department of Pharmacology was awarded the Jack L. Beal Award for 2022 by the American Society of Pharmacognosy (ASP). This award is given for best paper by an earlier career investigator in the Journal of Natural Products. Dr. Risinger’s publication, “Taccalonolide C-6 Analogues, Including Paclitaxel Hybrids, Demonstrate Improved […]
Congratulations to Amber Asher!
April 29, 2022
Congratulations to Amber Asher, graduate student in the Neuroscience Program, for being awarded the Translational Science Training TL-1 Award! Amber is having a spectacular season as she was also nominated by the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences Dean, Dr. David Weiss and Interim Associate Dean, Dr. Jessica Nute to be UT Health San Antonio student […]
Congratulations to our own 2022 Presidential Award Recipient, Cheryl Banks!
February 17, 2022
Congratulations to Cheryl Banks, CPA, for being awarded an Employee Excellence Award! Cheryl is the Department Administrator for the Department of Pharmacology in the Long School of Medicine. Established in 1985, the Presidential Excellence Awards recognize exemplary performance by individuals who consistently excel in their positions and demonstrate a strong commitment to the mission and […]
Hannah Elam Receives 2-Year Fellowship Award!!!
February 14, 2022
Congratulations to Hannah Elam! Hannah has received a two-year F31 Fellowship Award from NIH! Hannah is a Neuroscience Discipline graduate student in the laboratory of Dr. Daniel Lodge. The focus of her research is investigating orexin receptor antagonists as novel therapeutics for post-traumatic stress disorder and comorbid psychosis.