Strobel receives AAMC honor

Dr. Henry Strobel, professor emeritus of biochemistry and molecular biology, is the recipient of the 2017 Carole J. Bland Phronesis Award by the Group on Faculty Affairs (GFA), which is a constituent group of the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC).

Rodney Kellems, Ph.D., left, and Wenbo Li, Ph.D., are looking for new treatments for disease at the molecular level. New recruit specializes in cancer gene regulation

Not a big believer in taking the beaten path, Wenbo Li, Ph.D., a biochemist with McGovern Medical School is searching a largely uncharted area of the human genome for new ways to fight deadly cancers.

Study shows why bodies adapt quicker during re-ascent in high altitude

When people return to high altitudes following a short break, their bodies do a better job of acclimatizing to the reduced oxygen levels and now a research team led by biochemists at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) believes it knows why.