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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.

Tackling Heart Health for Athletes

Scott Shurmur, M.D., a cardiologist at the Texas Tech Physicians Center for Cardiovascular Health, shared his expertise and his experience as a former collegiate athlete.

Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center Names New School of Nursing Dean

Holly Wei, Ph.D., R.N., has been named the TTUHSC School of Nursing dean, the university announced.

The TTUHSC Laura W. Bush Institute for Women’s Health Hosted “Love Comes First: A Bush Sisters Luncheon”

The Laura W. Bush Institute for Women’s Health hosted Jenna Bush Hager and Barbara Pierce Bush for the “Love Comes First: A Bush Sisters Luncheon” on November 3.

The Importance of Adult ADHD Awareness

Despite its prevalence, adult ADHD is often underdiagnosed and undertreated.

Memory of Pharmacy Professor and Alumna Honored with Memorial Scholarship

The Dr. Janie Robles Memorial Scholarship was established to benefit a fourth-year pharmacy student who has shown commitment to academic excellence and to service at TTUHSC.

School of Health Professions Student Primary Author of Collaborative Journal Publication

Vaishnavi Chiddarwar, a Ph.D. student in the Rehabilitation Science program, and a research team from Australia published a collaborative study in the British Journal of Sports Medicine.

Transition to Fall May Have Some People Feeling the Blues

The transition into fall can lead to a form of depression known as seasonal affective disorder, or SAD, a low level of depression that's common in the northern hemisphere during this time of year.

Covenant Children’s and Texas Tech Physicians Host Tour of the Covenant Children’s Relational Health Center

Thursday, Oct. 12, Covenant Children’s and Texas Tech Physicians provided a tour of the region’s first outpatient relational health center at Covenant Children’s hospital.

Elementary School Students Become ‘Docs’ for a Day

The Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (TTUHSC) Student National Medical Association (SNMA) hosted ‘Docs’ for a Day camp on Friday, Oct. 20, for Ramirez Elementary School students.

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.

New Specimen Collection System Enhances Assisted Reproductive Technologies

Samuel Prien, Ph.D., and Lindsay Penrose, Ph.D., from TTUHSC's Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, have worked for years to develop a specimen collection cup that creates a more favorable environment for sperm.

Treating Mental Health in Rural Areas

Sarah Stringer, DMSc, PA-C, CAQ-Psych., discusses the role that physician assistants can play in bringing mental health treatment to rural populations.

TTUHSC Garrison Institute on Aging Hosts Alzheimer’s Awareness Symposium

To spotlight and address the challenges posed by this disease, the TTUHSC Garrison Institute on Aging will host several events in November as part of National Alzheimer's Disease Awareness Month.

Fall Festivities and Feasts: Is Your Gallbladder Trying to Tell You Something?

Justin Vaughan, M.D., a surgeon at TTUHSC, said if you’ve ever felt intermittent pain in your upper right abdomen after eating a second deep-fried Twinkie or an extra spicy chili cheese dog, you may need to be more aware of this small but mighty organ.

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.

Roles and Responsibilities of an Addiction Counselor

Zach Sneed, PhD, CRC, LCDC, BC-TMH, discussed the roles and responsibilities of an addiction counselor today.

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.

Protect Your Eyes During the Annular Eclipse

Kelly Mitchell, M.D., Texas Tech Physicians ophthalmologist, offered tips on enjoying the celestial event without damaging your eyes.