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TTUHSC’s La-Beck to Use NIH Grant to Study Cancer Drug Delivery Via Nanoparticles

Ninh (Irene) La-Beck, Pharm.D., with the TTUHSC Jerry H. Hodge School of Pharmacy, received a five-year, $2.49 million grant to investigate how nanoparticles interact with the immune system and cancer.

TTUHSC’s Wilkerson to Investigate Links Between Pain and Basal Sex Hormone Levels

To help investigate the influence basal sex hormone alterations may have on chronic post-op pain, the NIH recently awarded a grant to Jenny Wilkerson, Ph.D., from the Jerry H. Hodge School of Pharmacy.

Presidents’ Innovative Startup Awards $100,000 to Early-Stage Businesses

TTU’s Innovation Hub at Research Park has announced the winners of the 2023 Presidents’ Innovative Startup awards, with seven early-stage companies earning $100,000 in total awards.

Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas Awards Grants to Four TTUHSC Researchers

The Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas (CPRIT) recently awarded grants to four researchers from the TTUHSC. Combined, the grants will provide nearly $2.3 million.

TTUHSC Teams Complete National I-Corps™ Training Program

The Innovation Hub near the TTUHSC Lubbock campus offers ongoing opportunities whereby faculty form teams eager to learn how to take an innovation from the bench to the marketplace.

TTUHSC Study Explores Intricacies of Healthy Brain Aging

TTUHSC School of Medicine researchers delved into the intricate interplay of biological, psychosocial and environmental factors that may influence healthy cognitive aging.

TTUHSC Researchers Receive NIH Grant to Address Preeclampsia Rates

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) recently awarded a two-year, $1.47 million grant to a new local research coalition led by Christine Garner, Ph.D., R.D., Julie St. John, Dr.P.H., and Stephanie Stroever, Ph.D., MPH.

National Academy of Inventors Ranks Texas Tech University System Among Top 100 in Patents for 2022

In a list published by the National Academy of Inventors (NAI), the Texas Tech University System, including TTUHSC, ranked 75th among the Top 100 U.S. Universities Granted Utility Patents in 2022.

TTUHSC Secures National Academy of Inventors Membership

The university’s new NAI membership and the appointment of several faculty members as senior members and fellows are important milestones that highlight TTUHSC’s entrepreneurial spirit and commitment to innovate health care.

Rumbaugh’s Research Yields Possible Biomarker and More Effective Biofilm Dispersal

Kendra Rumbaugh, Ph.D., a professor the School of Medicine’s Department of Surgery at the TTUHSC, focuses on the research of biofilms, which are thought to be associated with up to 80% of infections.

Stalking a Silent Killer

The National Cancer Institute at the National Institutes of Health recently awarded Yangzom D. Bhutia, D.V.M., Ph.D., a five-year, $1.76 million grant to investigate potential novel treatments for pancreatic cancer.

Rare Microscope Brings New Opportunities to TTUHSC

CPRIT awarded a $2.8 million Core Facility Support grant to Ulrich Bickel, M.D., professor and associate dean of sciences in the Jerry H. Hodge School of Pharmacy.

TTUHSC-TTU Research Collaboration Leads to Possible Drug Targets for Leishmaniasis

As many as 1 million new Leishmaniasis cases are diagnosed each year and more than 350 million people are at risk of infection. Some forms of the disease also have emerged in Mexico and Texas in recent years.

TTUHSC Professor Gives Presentation at ACOG Meeting

Robert Kauffman, M.D., a professor of obstetrics and gynecology at TTUHSC, was selected to present May 20 at the ACOG Annual Clinical and Scientific Meeting in Baltimore.

TTUHSC’s Urbatsch Hosts 2023 Gordon Research Conference

Ina Urbatsch, Ph.D., a professor in the Department of Cell Biology and Biochemistry at the TTUHSC School of Medicine, hosted the 2023 Multidrug Efflux Systems GRC March 26-31 in Galveston, Texas.

Taking a Big Step in Structural Biology

Luis Cuello, Ph.D., a professor in the Department of Cell Physiology and Molecular Biophysics at the TTUHSC School of Medicine, was awarded a five-year R35 MIRA grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH).

TTU System Health Policy and Public Health Think Tank Hosted First West Texas Health Disparities Research Symposium

The inaugural West Texas Health Disparities Research Symposium marks the largest event resulting from the work of the TTU System Health Policy and Public Health Think Tank.

Company Owned by TTUHSC Researchers Named to Regional Incubator Program

TTUHSC researchers Ted Reid, Ph.D., and Phat Tran, Ph.D., have been accepted into the 2023 REACH (Regional Energy Accelerator for Commercializing Hard-Tech) incubator program.

New Partnership to Help Children Read and Learn

Tori Gustafson, Au.D, CCC-A, and Tobias Kroll, Ph.D, CCC-SLP, will conduct research in partnership with the Betty M. Condra School for Education Innovation to improve education for students with unique learning needs.

Researchers Study the Impact of Cancer on Hispanic Patients and Their Caregivers

TTUHSC Cytogenetic Technologist Jasbir Bisht and a team from P. Hemachandra Reddy’s internal medicine laboratory analyzed the impact of cancer in Hispanics in comparison to other ethnic groups.