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Newly recruited scientists helping Long School of Medicine advance translational medicine.

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The Future of Research – Martin Paukert, M.D.

With a five-year, $2 million grant, Martin Paukert, M.D., and his team are focusing on astroglia cells and their interaction with neurons in the brain. These cells may play a role in slowing the progression of Alzheimer’s disease.

UT Health San Antonio research team focusing on astroglia cells, which may hold the answer to slowing the progression of Alzheimer’s disease.

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The Future of Research – Myron Ignatius, Ph.D.

Pediatric cancer researcher brings lab of zebrafish to San Antonio in quest to fight child cancer.

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Ruben A. Mesa, M.D., Leading UT Health Cancer Center

Dr. Ruben Mesa is now director of the UT Health Cancer Center. He came from Arizona where he served as deputy director of the Mayo Clinic Cancer Center.

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The Future of Research – Karl Rodriguez, Ph.D.

After attending Harvard University, Karl Rodriguez, Ph.D., returned to his hometown and the renowned Sam and Ann Barshop Institute for Longevity and Aging Studies. His research is funded through a national award from the National Institute on Aging.

Barshop Institute researcher looking at fundamental mechanisms that might explain why humans get neurodegenerative diseases as they age.

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The Future of Research – Michael A. Liss, M.D., M.A.S.

Michael A. Liss, M.D., M.A.S., is a physician-researcher whose research concentrates on early detection of prostate cancer and kidney cancer as well as the interaction of host-microbiome in cancer development and treatment.

Physician-researcher concentrates on early detection of prostate cancer and kidney cancer as well as the interaction of host-microbiome in cancer development and treatment.

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The Future of Research – Waridibo Allison, M.D., Ph.D.

Waridibo Allison, M.D., Ph.D., an infectious disease physician-researcher, studies HIV, Hepatitis C and Human Papillomavirus. She stresses the need for people to be screened and diagnosed so they can begin medical treatment.
Waridibo Allison, M.D., Ph.D., an infectious disease physician-researcher, studies HIV, Hepatitis C and Human Papillomavirus. She stresses the need for people to be screened and diagnosed so they can begin medical treatment.

Infectious disease physician-researcher studying HIV, Hepatitis C and HPV to improve rates of screening, diagnosis and treatment.

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The Future of Research – Ann V. Griffith, Ph.D.

Ann V. Griffith, Ph.D., a researcher with the Sam and Ann Barshop Institute for Longevity and Aging Studies, has developed a novel method to study the stromal cells that reside in the thymus and could be the key to producing more critical T cells.

Researcher develops novel method to study stromal cells to learn how they direct T cell development and how they change with age.

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Dean’s Message

Ronald Rodriguez, M.D., Ph.D., Interim Dean, Long School of Medicine
Ronald Rodriguez, M.D., Ph.D., Interim Dean, Long School of Medicine

Interim Dean Robert Rodriguez, M.D., Ph.D. , details advances in education, research and patient care.

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