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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Tech Talk: HSC El Paso 02/22/16

Monday, February 22, 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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Grant Funds Promising Angiosarcoma Research

Monday, February 22, 2016
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Brad Bryan, Ph.D., an assistant professor at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center El Paso (TTUHSC El Paso), has received a $25,000 grant from Angiosarcoma Awareness, Inc. to…

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Physicians Honored with Alpha Omega Alpha Memberships

Monday, February 22, 2016
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Five members of the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center El Paso (TTUHSC El Paso) community have been invited to join the Alpha Omega Alpha (AOA) Honor Medical…

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Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Receives Continued Accreditation

Monday, February 22, 2016
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The Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center El Paso (TTUHSC El Paso) Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Fellowship program has received continued accreditation from the Accreditation Council for Graduate…

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Texas Two Step Hands-Only CPR Photo Gallery

Monday, February 22, 2016
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TTUHSC El Paso students participated in a statewide event to teach hands-only CPR.  Held at various locations throughout El Paso on February 6, the 20 minute course taught…

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