Medicine

Dr. Kory Gill

Make your doctor a partner in your healthier lifestyle

This year, participants in employer-based health plans are likely to see an additional incentive for an annual physical, as provisions in the Affordable Care Act have made it easier for employers to encourage employee health by subsidizing premiums for those who engage in healthy living habits. But that shouldn’t be the only reason you visit the doctor this year.

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Medical student Krystha Kantu received a $100,000, full-ride scholarship to attend the Texas A&M Health Science Center College of Medicine.

Student profile: Tijerina scholarship recipient Krystha Cantu

Krystha Cantu grew up in McAllen, Texas, a city in the Rio Grande Valley that is as southerly as South Texas gets. When Krystha, who attended Rice University as an undergraduate, applied for medical schools, she had no idea she’d be offered a full-ride, $100,000 scholarship to attend Texas A&M’s medical school in Bryan-College Station.

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Texas A&M medical students learn what the future holds during annual “Match Day” event

More than 150 fourth-year medical students at Texas A&M Health Science Center learned where they will begin the next phase of medical training, known as residency; and ultimately, what specialty in the vast field of medicine their future holds on Friday, March 21.

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Disaster Day simulation grows in size, scope and intensity with community help

A helicopter rushes a critically injured patient to the nearest hospital, nurses hurry to the sides of panicked, bloody patients and desperate faces beg for help. This was the

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Saturday Morning Biophysics

Molding the next generation of scientists

Researchers at the Texas A&M Health Science Center College of Medicine make sharing their passion for science a top priority. Through several recurring mentorship programs, faculty pour their energy into helping middle and high school students explore science careers, ultimately shaping the next generation of research scientists.

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Heart Model

Researchers identify novel process involved in development of diabetes-induced heart failure

Researchers at Texas A&M Health Science Center College of Medicine have discovered a novel mechanism in diabetes-induced heart failure, which will provide an alternative target for the treatment and prevention of cardiovascular disease in diabetic patients.

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Alipini, Gianfranco

Alpini appointed university distinguished professor

Dr. Gianfranco D. Alpini, professor of medicine and medical physiology at the Texas A&M Health Science Center College of Medicine has been appointed as a university distinguished professor.

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5 lifestyle changes to prevent heart disease

Broken heart got you down? This February, participate in American Heart Month by making small lifestyle changes that could directly affect your risk of heart disease.

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New research “library” may show patterns in congenital heart defects

A tool developed by researchers at the Texas A&M Health Science Center College of Medicine will aid future research on congenital heart defects, a disease that affects 40,000 newborns each year in the U.S. alone.

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