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Grant Funding News for Dr. Nicholson! (2017-01-12)

Congratulations to Carla Zeballos, MD (2016-12-19)

Congratulations to Hallie Baer, MD! (2016-11-05)

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Fearing CM, Melton DW, Lei X, Hancock H, Wang H, Sarwar ZU, Porter L, McHale M, McManus LM, Shireman PK. Increased adipocyte area in injured muscle with aging and impaired remodeling in female mice. J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci. 2016 Aug;71(8):992-1004. View the abstract

Salhanick MA, Sams VG, Pidcoke HF, Fedyk CG, Scherer MR, Dubick MA, Dent DL, Cap AP, Schwacha MG. Shed pleural blood from traumatic hemothorax contains elevated levels of pro-inflammatory cytokines. Shock. 2016 Aug;46(2):144-8. View the abstract

Dietch ZC, Duane TM, Cook CH, O'Neill PJ, Askari R, Napolitano LM, Namias N, Watson CM, Dent DL, Edwards BL, Shah PM, Guidry CA, Davies SW, Willis RN, Sawyer RG. Obesity is not associated with antimicrobial treatment failure for intra-abdominal infection. Surg Infect (Larchmt). 2016 Aug;17(4):412-21. View the abstract

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Photo Grant Funding News for Dr. Nicholson!
Congratulations to Dr. Susannah Nicholson who will serve as a Co-Principal Investigator on a newly-funded IIMS/Military Health Institute Pilot Project. Collaborating with her Co-PI Dr. Lora Watts, they will be studying the potential for changes in the intestinal microbiome to serve as a biomarker for outcomes after traumatic brain injury.
January 12, 2017


Photo Congratulations to Carla Zeballos, MD
Dr. Carla Zeballos was recently selected to receive a travel award to present her research at the European Association for the Study of the Liver HCC Summit in Geneva, Switzerland in February 2017. Her presentation is titled "The Role of Six Transmembrane Epithelial Antigen of the Prostate 2 (STEAP2) in Hepatocellular Carcinoma." Dr. Zeballos is a General Surgery Research Resident and a Cancer Biology T32 Post-Doctoral Fellow in the Dept. of Cell Systems and Anatomy.
December 19, 2016


Photo Congratulations to Hallie Baer, MD!
Congratulations to Dr. Hallie Baer for her podium presentation on November 5th at the annual meeting of the Texas Society for Vascular and Endovascular Surgery. Dr. Baer placed third in the residency competition with her presentation titled “Outcomes of Resection for Renal Cell Carcinoma with Extensive Inferior Vena Caval Thrombus.” Dr. Baer is a General Surgery Research Resident working with the Division of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery.
November 05, 2016


Photo Congratulations to Research Resident Dr. Edward Shipper
Research Resident Edward Shipper, M.D. was selected from over 20 applicants across the country to receive the Resident and Associate Society of the American College of Surgeons (RAS-ACS) International Exchange Scholarship. He will represent the RAS-ACS and UTHSCSA in Perth, Australia in May 2016 at the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons Annual Scientific Congress.
July 22, 2016


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