Researchers from Texas A&M Health Science Center will play a key role in a new initiative designed to help the Texas Gulf Coast recover following the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill
Texas A&M Health Science Center solidifies growth trajectory with unprecedented research expenditures milestone
With an unprecedented 34 percent increase in 2014, Texas A&M Health Science Center has crossed the $100 million threshold in total annual research expenditures, which includes a nearly 68 percent increase in funding from federal sources.
Gerald Parker, D.V.M., Ph.D., vice president for public health preparedness and response at Texas A&M Health Science Center, was recently appointed to serve as an ex officio member of the Blue Ribbon Study Panel on Biodefense.Continue Reading →
With the uptick in flu cases and only a 23 percent effectiveness among the flu vaccine this year, the flu is beginning to reach epidemic proportions. Antivirals, including Tamiflu, are one of the biggest lines of defense against the flu, but some are questioning if they really work.Continue Reading →
Starr Flores, Director of the Texas A&M Coastal Bend Health Education Center, was presented with the American Diabetes Association LEARN Outreach Award for her commitment to improving the lives of those affected by diabetes.Continue Reading →
While modern technology has many benefits, it can also cause some serious health issues. Bending your head to look at your smartphone puts lots of extra stress on your spine and can result in permanent harm. We sat down with Ranjana Mehta, Ph.D., assistant professor at the Texas A&M Health Science Center School of Public Health, to find out more about the growing “text neck” epidemic.Continue Reading →
A new partnership between Texas A&M University Baylor College of Dentistry and the Foremost Family Health Center means more dental care for East Dallas youngsters and increased training for dental students and pediatric dentistry residents alike.Continue Reading →