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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.




Congratulations Shawn Flynn!!!

February 1, 2022

Journal of Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics announced that graduate student, Shawn Flynn has been selected as the Journal of Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics Highlighted Trainee Author March 2022. It is a great achievement to be nominated and win this award. JPET editors can only select one trainee from a very impressive group. This feature of […]




Great Job! Daniel Lodge, Ph.D. Named 2022 STAR Educator!

February 1, 2022

Only forty-seven faculty members have been selected as 2022 Joe R. and Teresa Lozano Long School of Medicine STAR Educators in the Academy of Educational Scholars. Our Daniel Lodge was one of the recipients! Congratulations to our STAR!!!




Congratulations to Susan Mooberry, Ph.D. for being awarded the the inaugural Susan Band Horwitz Award Lecture in Cancer Pharmacology!

January 12, 2022

The ASPET Division for Cancer Pharmacology is pleased to award Dr. Susan Mooberry from the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, the inaugural Susan Band Horwitz Award Lecture in Cancer Pharmacology.  This award recognizes excellent original research by established investigators in cancer pharmacology. The award is named in honor of Dr. Horwitz who is […]