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  1. TTUHSC El Paso Breaks Ground on $83 Million Medical Sciences BuildingRead the original story

    May 3, 2017 | Newswise

    EL PASO, Texas Today, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center El Paso officially broke ground on the Medical Sciences Building II, an $83 million, 219,900-square-foot facility. The five-story building will more than double the campus' research capacity and add crucial instructional space to support its growing student population.

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  2. UTHealth School of Public Health Training Youth to Become Advocates for Tobacco Policy ChangeRead the original story

    Apr 21, 2017 | Newswise

    HOUSTON To help train youth to become educators and advocates for tobacco policy change, The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston School of Public Health in El Paso is partnering with El Paso Independent School District high schools to create an innovative new program. As part of its A Smoke Free Paso del Norte initiative, the Paso del Norte Health Foundation awarded UTHealth School of Public Health nearly $150,000 to implement Youth Advocating for Policy EXecution .

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  3. $1.1 Million Grant Funds Study on Why Early Pregnancy Prevents Breast CancerRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 7, 2017 | Newswise

    EL PASO, Texas - Biomedical scientist Rajkumar Lakshmanaswamy , Ph.D., has received a $1.1 million research grant from the U.S. Department of Defense to study how early pregnancy reduces a woman's risk for breast cancer. "We've known for centuries that women who don't have children run a high risk for breast cancer," says Lakshmanaswamy, a professor of biomedical sciences at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center El Paso .

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  4. $1.5 Million to Prevent Cervical Cancer in West TexasRead the original story

    Mar 7, 2017 | Newswise

    EL PASO, Texas - Navkiran Shokar, M.A., M.P.H, M.D., has received nearly $1.5 million from the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas to reduce the burden of cervical cancer in West Texas. "Hispanic women in our region have a 30 percent higher risk of dying from cervical cancer," says Dr. Shokar, a physician and professor at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center El Paso .

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  5. The University of Texas at El Paso Partners with Watershed for Innovative Engineering ClassRead the original story

    Dec 14, 2016 | Newswise

    EL PASO, Texas - The University of Texas at El Paso and Watershed, an idea foundry created by Fountainhead Investment Partners, concluded a public-private pilot class in the mechanical engineering department with final student presentations on Dec. 8. In the Orthopedic Medical Device Design course, 24 senior-level mechanical engineering students learned from Watershed engineers, medical doctors and guest lecturers who shared real-world medical device knowledge. Over the 15-week class, students designed and developed their own spinal implant, conducted three design review presentations, completed a design history file, and tested prototypes of their designs.

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  6. $1.8 Million Grant Funds Digestive Disease Research in El PasoRead the original story

    Nov 9, 2016 | Newswise

    EL PASO, Texas - Co-principal investigators Richard McCallum, M.D., and Irene Sarosiek, M.D., have received a five-year, $1.8 million grant from the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases . The funds will support basic research and clinical trials on patients living with a digestive disorder named gastroparesis.

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  7. TTUHSC El Paso Med Students Win International Space Race CompetitionRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 1, 2016 | Newswise

    A team of medical students at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center El Paso is one of 11 winners of the international Space Race competition. Newswise - EL PASO, Texas - A team of medical students at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center El Paso is one of 11 winners of the international Space Race competition.

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