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 The NEW Research Opportunity Search Engine is here!

Additional MMS Summer Research Opportunities are available here!

November 10, 2023 – Lunch and Learn Series – “Networking to find a mentor & interview skills” Recording


The John P. and Kathrine G. McGovern Medical Student Research Award Winners – 2024
Winner picture is forthcoming!

First Place:       Monetary award plus certificate
Rachel Tindall, Fibroblastic Gremlin1 Expression Promotes a Fibrotic Stromal Microenvironment in Pancreatic Ductal Adenocarcinoma
Sponsored by Yanna Cao, M.D., M.S., Tien Ko, M.D., Department of Surgery

Max Skibber, Mechanotransduction of Therapeutic Mesenchymal Stromal Cells for Traumatic Brain Injury
by Charles Cox, M.D., Department of Pediatric Surgery

Second Place:       Monetary award plus certificate
     Amanda Oliphant, The Sentinel that Saves Lives: Analysis of the St. John Sepsis Agent at the Memorial Hermann Health System
              Sponsored by Robert Murphy, M.D., Internal Medicine – Clinical and Health Informatics

     Third Place:       Monetary award plus certificate
Krystal EnglishEarly-stage pancreatic cancer associated exosomes contribute to paraneoplastic neurological syndrome
Sponsored by Raghu Kalluri, M.D., Ph.D., Department of Cancer Biology – MDACC


Update as of 3/14/2024