Tech Talk: HSC El Paso 02/29/16

Monday, February 29, 2016
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Take a moment to enjoy this week’s Tech Talk: HSC El Paso video! Tech Talk: HSC El Paso provides you with a roundup of information and events happening…

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Psychiatry Residency Program Wins Victor Teichner Award

Monday, February 29, 2016
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The Psychiatry Residency program at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center El Paso (TTUHSC El Paso) has received the prestigious Victor J. Teichner Award. The national award recognizes…

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Psychiatry Faculty Named LEAD Fellows

Monday, February 29, 2016
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Two faculty members in the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center El Paso (TTUHSC El Paso) Department of Psychiatry have been designated Leadership Education and Development (LEAD) Fellows…

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Student Research Yields Impressive Results

Monday, February 29, 2016
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This past summer, a group of students in the Paul L. Foster School of Medicine conducted a study to better understand treatment options for diseases like multiple sclerosis….

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6th Annual SUNS Health Fair Photo Gallery

Monday, February 29, 2016
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On February 20, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center El Paso (TTUHSC El Paso) students hosted the 6th Annual SUNS Health Fair. The fair, held at the Dolphin…

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Plant Extract Shows Promise in Treating Pancreatic Cancer

Monday, February 29, 2016
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A natural extract derived from India’s neem tree could potentially be used to treat pancreatic cancer, according to a new study in the journal Scientific Reports. Biomedical scientists…

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Study Unveils Potential Treatment for Spinal Muscular Atrophy

Thursday, February 25, 2016
From left to right: Microscopic images comparing the hind leg muscles of normal mice, mice with spinal muscular atrophy, and mice with spinal muscular atrophy that have had the enzyme JNK3 inhibited. JNK3 deficiency appears to reduce muscle degeneration (muscle-wasting) and increase muscle growth in mice with the disease. Image courtesy of the journal Human Molecular Genetics.

Neuroscientists have discovered a specific enzyme that plays a critical role in spinal muscular atrophy, and that suppressing this enzyme’s activity, could markedly reduce the disease’s severity and…

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Health IT – February 2016

Wednesday, February 24, 2016
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Dear Colleagues, In 2015, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center El Paso continued a year of turmoil that is embroiling many healthcare establishments across the country. As I…

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5th Annual Cultural Competence Conference – February 26, 2016

Monday, February 22, 2016
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