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Research Resident Dr. Carla Zeballos Named 2017 AACR Minority Scholar in Cancer Research (2017-01-27)

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

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

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Rani M, Nicholson SE, Zhang Q, Schwacha MG. Damage-associated molecular patterns (DAMPS) released after burn are associated with inflammation and monocyte activation. Burns. 2017;43:297-303.

Gardner AK, Scott DJ, Willis RE, Van Sickle K, Truitt MS, Uecker J, Brown KM, Marks JM, Dunkin BJ. Is current surgery resident and GI fellow training adequate to pass FES? Surg Endosc. 2017 Jan;31(1):352-358. View the abstract

Jatoi I, Anderson WF. Breast-cancer tumor size and screening effectiveness. N Engl J Med. 2017 Jan 5;376(1):93. View the abstract

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Photo Research Resident Dr. Carla Zeballos Named 2017 AACR Minority Scholar in Cancer Research
Dr. Carla Zeballos, who is currently pursuing her PhD in the Department of Cell Systems and Anatomy, has been selected as one of the recipients of the 2017 AACR Minority Scholar in Cancer Research Award! This travel award will allow Dr. Zeballos to present her research at the American Association for Cancer Research Annual Meeting in Washington, DC this April. It is supported by a grant from the National Cancer Institute’s Center to Reduce Cancer Health Disparities and provides funds for the meeting registration and travel expenses. Way to go, Carla!
January 27, 2017

 


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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