Administrative Updates

Dr. Magnus Hooks

Texas A&M spin-off, Pulmotect, Inc., receives $3 million NIH grant to fund infection prevention drug trials

Clinical-stage biotechnology company Pulmotect, Inc., has been awarded a $3 million grant from the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to evaluate the safety and effectiveness of PUL-042, an inhaled therapeutic designed to prevent and treat respiratory infections in cancer patients with compromised immune systems.

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Dr. Jeffrey Cirillo

Tuberculosis: Collaborating to fight a global problem

A critical challenge in the TB fight is the reality that the disease hits citizens hardest in areas with the least resources to fight it. Participants at the George H.W. Bush Sixth China-U.S. Relations Conference in Houston are intent on solving this global challenge with advancements in diagnosis and treatment that can potentially benefit all the world’s citizens.

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Global, Political and Scientific Leaders Confront Epidemic Threats

The outbreak of the Ebola virus in Africa, and the role China and the U.S. are playing in dealing with emerging global infectious diseases, epidemic threats and bioterrorism, form the backdrop for the 6th George H.W. Bush China-U.S. Relations Conference, which will be held Monday, May 11, through Wednesday, May 13, 2015, at Hotel ZaZa in Houston, Texas.

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Center for Epigenetics and Disease Prevention receives Texas A&M Board of Regents stamp of approval

The Texas A&M University System Board of Regents has officially approved establishment of the Texas A&M Center for Epigenetics and Disease Prevention as an organizational unit under the Texas A&M Health Science Center Institute of Biosciences and Technology. The formal recognition will play a large role in the two-year-old center’s future growth as it aims to develop treatments using naturally occurring compounds to prevent and manage diseases.

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Texas A&M Health Science Center partners with St. Joseph Health System to customize health and wellness care for seniors

New partnership will provide a forum for research to improve the unique health care techniques for aging populations and utilize a team approach to further the common mission of supporting the overall health and wellness of our community.

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Health Science Center offers new programs to increase the diversity of the health care workforce in Texas

College of Medicine and College of Nursing start new programs with the help of grants from the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board.

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Health Science Center announces 2015 Commencement ceremonies, speakers

State and national healthcare leaders will address students graduating in medicine, nursing, public health, pharmacy and dentistry.

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Q&A: Bringing public health to the forefront

April 3-11 is National Public Health Week. Jay Maddock, Ph.D., the new dean of the Texas A&M Health Science Center School of Public Health, offers some insight on the most pressing public health issues facing our state and nation.

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Texas A&M Health Science Center CEO Dr. Brett Giroir to chair advisory VA Choice Act Blue Ribbon Panel

Brett P. Giroir, M.D., CEO of Texas A&M Health Science Center and professor in the Texas A&M College of Medicine, has been named chairman of an advisory panel of

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