March 14, 2019

Remembering First Patients

First-year medical students remember their first patients during the annual Cadaver Memorial Service Jan. 17 in the Fifth Floor Gallery. The service is held after the students complete their Gross Anatomy course. Visit the Willed Body Program page to learn…

January 11, 2019

Cleary Receives President’s Scholar Award for Excellence in Teaching

Len Cleary, PhD, associate dean of educational programs, received the President’s Scholar Award for Excellence in Teaching. Read more on the MMS News site

November 28, 2018

Waxham and Dash in PLOS Biology Journal

  Two McGovern Medical School faculty members contributed to research now published in the Public Library of Science (PLOS) Biology Journal, as part of a first-authored paper written by UTHealth Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences alumna Tara Fischer, Ph.D. Neal Waxham, Ph.D.,…

November 7, 2018

Dragoi earns third NIH BRAIN award

Valentin Dragoi, Ph.D., has been awarded a three-year, $1.6 million award from the National Institutes of Health’s Brain Research through Advancing Innovative Neurotechnologies® (BRAIN) Initiative. It is Dragoi’s third award from the highly competitive federal initiative that was launched in…

October 17, 2018

Debes named inaugural recipient of Terry J. Crow, Ph.D., Scholarship in Neuroscience

Samantha Debes, a doctoral student in the laboratory of Valentin Dragoi, Ph.D., in the Department of Neurobiology and Anatomy, has been named the inaugural recipient of the Terry J. Crow, Ph.D. Scholarship in Neuroscience. The certificate for the award was presented to Debes…

July 25, 2018

Dasgupta First-Author Paper Published in The Journal of Neuroscience

The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center UTHealth Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences student Rajan Dasgupta recently had a first-author paper published in The Journal of Neuroscience. Dasgupta is affiliated with the Program in Neuroscience and his advisor is…

July 15, 2018

Hulsebosch Wins Teaching Award

Claire E. Hulsebosch, Ph.D., a professor in the Department of Neurobiology & Anatomy, is the 2018 winner of the John H. Freeman Award for Faculty Teaching. Chosen by the senior class, the Freeman Award is given annually to recognize the…

May 29, 2018

Byrne Scores ‘Hat-Trick’ With Research

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February 3, 2016

Message from the Chair

Maintaining a healthy and “happy” brain is one of the most important goals individuals can have, not only for themselves but also for their family and friends.  Unfortunately, brain diseases that cause dementia remain a serious health concern.  A cardinal…

August 27, 2015

Graduate Students Win People’s Choice Award In SfN Video Contest

The Synaptic Plasticity video by graduate students Julia Hill and Natalia Rozas De O’Laughlin has won the People’s Choice Award after placing third in the 2011 Inaugural Society for Neuroscience Brain Awareness Video Contest. In addition to a cash prize, their success will be celebrated at the…