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Narendra Kumar, Ph.D., associate professor of pharmaceutical sciences, Jayshree Mishra, Ph.D., research assistant, serve as co-principal investigators for a sub-contract of an NIH-funded initiative to develop a device that measure drug effectiveness. Texas A&M University-Kingsville electrical engineering graduate students Lakshmi Korrapati and Saikrishna Krishna work in the lab on the project.

Texas A&M pharmacy researchers developing tool to test effectiveness of drugs

A team of Texas A&M scientists in collaboration with Michigan-based 21st Century Therapeutic Inc., hope to develop a technology to measure the effectiveness of novel drugs used in prevention of transplant rejections or cancer treatments.

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Natalie Johnson, Ph.D.

Research to Reality: Researcher identifies effective chemical intervention for liver cancer

Natalie Johnson, Ph.D., assistant professor with the Texas A&M Health Science Center School of Public Health, recently published findings from a new study using a chemical intervention approach to prevent carcinogen-induced liver cancer.

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Cheryl Lyn Walker

Head of Texas A&M IBT elected chair of CPRIT’s University Advisory Committee

Acknowledging the integral function of academia in the advancement of cancer research and prevention efforts across the state, the University Advisory Committee (UAC) of the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas (CPRIT) voted Cheryl Lyn Walker, Ph.D., director of the Texas A&M Health Science Center Institute of Biosciences and Technology (IBT), as chair of UAC.

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More questions than answers with ‘vaping’ craze

Sleek, tobacco free and with odorless vapors, are e-cigarettes the perfect drug? Are they safe?

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Researchers discover protein to better forecast prognosis for prostate cancer patients

Researchers at the Texas A&M Health Science Center (TAMHSC) Institute of Biosciences and Technology in Houston have identified a biomarker that will aid in more accurately determining the prognosis for prostate cancer patients, a finding that could have further implications for anti-cancer drug discovery and ultimately, cancer prevention.

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There’s something in the saliva

Research in dentistry could introduce an oral cancer saliva test in the future while reducing the test’s risk of false positive results.

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You are what you eat? Food fights disease

Dashwood explores how to take the most beneficial parts of food and use them to fight cancer, heart disease and other ailments.

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Phone app paves the way for young adult cancer survivors

A new app, created by doctoral student Deborah Vollmer Dahlke and developed at the Texas A&M Health Science Center (TAMHSC), is helping young adult cancer survivors navigate long-term care plans from their mobile devices.

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David Kang begins his work at TAMHSC Baylor College of Dentistry in Dallas,.

Dentist, surgeon begins new era in treating head and neck cancers

Dr. David Kang, assistant professor in oral and maxillofacial surgery, has joined Texas A&M University Baylor College of Dentistry as its first head and neck oncologic and microvascular reconstructive surgeon.

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