Laura Bush explains how Health Sciences Center institute reaches out to women ... - LubbockOnline.com
Ask Laura Bush any question about women’s health issues, and the former first lady rapid-fires: Research is male-dominated; dosages of drugs for cardiovascular disease are based on trials using more men; tubes for angioplasty are designed for men’s veins, which are bigger.
Since its founding in 2007, the institute within the Texas Tech Health Sciences Center has provided more than $500,000 in research funding to Tech faculty in all disciplines: nursing, pharmacy, medicine and allied health, said Dr. Marjorie Jenkins, associate dean for Women in Health and science director and chief scientific officer at the institute.
The Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (TTUHSC) Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences hosted its 34th Annual Student Research Week March 8-11.
The National Cancer Institute awarded a five-year, $1.9 million grant to C. Patrick Reynolds, M.D., Ph.D., director for the School of Medicine Cancer Center at TTUHSC.
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Brittany Bankhead, M.D., an assistant professor of surgery for the Division of Trauma, Burns and Critical Care at the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, said life-threatening bleeding can happen in everyday scenarios.
TTUHSC celebrated the completion of the School of Health Professions Physician Assistant Program expansion May 16 with a ceremonial ribbon cutting.