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Serving and Empowering the Community

School of Medicine student Angela Ballesteros is dedicated to making a difference in the community and is now co-director elect for the Latino Medical Student Association (LMSA) Southwest region.

Study Shows Shaker Channel Mutation Differs Structurally from Human Potassium Channels

In a study led by Luis Cuello, Ph.D., and Alain J. Labro, Ph.D., the researchers investigated whether or not a known mutation (W434F) found within Shaker-IR channel functionally accelerates the C-type inactivation state.

A Road Both Difficult and Rewarding

APRN student Lori Kenny’s journey to nursing began at only 12 years old. After her mother’s stage IV breast cancer diagnosis, Kenny started to help with home health care.

Men, Women at Risk for Breast Cancer

Breast cancer is the second most common cancer and the second leading cause of cancer deaths among women in the United States.

Free Clinic Offered for Women’s Health Day

TTUHSC School of Medicine students will host a Women’s Health Day free clinic from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Nov. 5 at The Free Clinic located at Lubbock Impact, 2707 34th St.

Mental Healthcare for Children in a Post-COVID World

Lynn Jennings, Ph.D., LPCS, LSOTP, spoke about the toll that the COVID pandemic has taken on children’s mental health, how to spot signs of a mental health issue, and when to seek treatment.

TTUHSC Permian Basin Community Discuss Future of Health Care Workforce

TTUHSC hosted “Building the Basin: a Permian Basin Health Care Workforce Summit” Oct. 4.

TTUHSC Receives CPRIT Grant to Begin New Outreach Effort

CPRIT recently awarded a $1 million prevention grant to Rakhshanda Rahman, M.D., Rebeccah Baucom, M.D., and John Kidwell, M.D., from the TTUHSC School of Medicine.

Startups Begin Here! Four Startups Awarded $50,000 from TTUHSC President

The Innovation Hub at Research Park today (September 26, 2022) announced the winners of its annual Presidents' Innovative Startup Awards. The award recognizes startups that have a high potential for growth and an economic impact in West Texas.

Fifth Graders Become Doctors for a Day

Fifth graders from Bean Elementary School became doctors for a day. The Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (TTUHSC) Student National Medical Association (SNMA) hosted the Doctors for a Day Minicamp on Sept. 23.

New Study Explains Mechanisms of Salt Transport and Could Help Treat Cystic Fibrosis

Pablo Artigas, Ph.D., from TTHSC's School of Medicine’s Department of Cell Physiology and Molecular Biophysics, published a study with his team of collaborators in Nature Communications.

TTUHSC to Host Lubbock’s Fall Medication Cleanout™

The Texas Panhandle Poison Center (TPPC), managed by the Jerry H. Hodge School of Pharmacy, will host Lubbock’s Fall Medication Cleanout™ event October 1.

Alzheimer's Awareness and Prevention

Becky Mahan, PharmD, BCACP, FASCP, realized her passion for geriatrics while helping care for her grandmother. Since then, it has grown into a career. The Walk to End Alzheimer’s will take place on October 8 in Abilene.

Hybrid and Online Learning: Creating a Blended Experience for Digital and Physical Educational Spaces

September 15 is National Online Learning Day, to raise awareness of the benefits and challenges of teaching and learning online.

TTUHSC named a “2022 Great College to Work For”

TTUHSC is one of the best colleges in the nation to work for, according to the Great Colleges to Work For® program. This marks the third time the university has been recognized.

TTUHSC Researchers Receive Second Patent for Specimen Collection Cup

Samuel Prien, Ph.D., and Lindsay Penrose, Ph.D., from the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology have recently yielded a patent to help address these male-related issues and raise the rate of successful pregnancies.

TTUHSC to Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month

TTUHSC this year will observe National Hispanic Heritage Month from Sept. 15 to Oct. 15 with events, webinars and celebrations.

TTUHSC Team Members Honored at Annual Awards Ceremony

Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (TTUHSC) honored 29 exceptional team members at the 2022 Distinguished Staff Awards ceremony on September 1.

School of Nursing Professor Recognized for Advancing Nursing Education

The NLN announced Richard Pullen, Ed.D., MSN, R.N., from the TTUHSC School of Nursing, will receive the NLN Mary Adelaide Nutting Award for Outstanding Teaching or Leadership in Nursing Education.

TTUHSC Scientist Awarded U.S. Patent to Battle Antibiotic Resistance Using Novel Nanoantibiotics

Hongjun Liang, Ph.D., said infection poses a significant challenge for both frontline doctors and scientists alike. It’s a challenge he wants to be able to fight by using innovation to develop a new generation of antibiotics.

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