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Texas A&M hosts conference to educate health professionals on infectious diseases threatening Texas

The Texas A&M Health Science Center is hosting the Tropical and Infectious Diseases Impacting Texas conference in Corpus Christi, Texas, Friday, April 24 and Saturday, April 25, to provide physicians and other health professionals with the knowledge necessary to identify and treat infectious diseases.

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chronic disease prevention

Center for Community Health Development awarded funding to evaluate American Heart Association national program

The American Heart Association (AHA) has selected the Center for Community Health Development (CCHD) at the Texas A&M Health Science Center School of Public Health to lead the evaluation of a $3 million chronic disease prevention initiative.

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Speeding discoveries from bench to bedside

Biomedical research should ultimately benefit patients. That’s the driving force behind the work being done by LauraLee Hughes and her staff in the Texas A&M Health Science Center’s Office of Technology Translation (OTT).

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School of Public Health leading multi-state initiative to reduce childhood obesity along the U.S.-Mexico border

Joe Sharkey, Ph.D., M.P.H, has received a $4.9 million grant that targets populations of Mexican heritage in Texas, New Mexico and Arizona.

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The pressure is on: Disaster Day teaches students how to work together in an emergency

More than 400 students from colleges throughout the Texas A&M Health Science Center and Blinn College participated in the 2015 edition of Disaster Day, an annual exercise designed to give future health care professionals experience working together in an emergency.

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NCTM workforce training program

Texas A&M Biocorridor offers veterans an opportunity to continue serving and protecting the nation

Workforce development is essential for continued growth of the Texas A&M Biocorridor. The National Center for Therapeutics Manufacturing (NCTM) is providing a specialized training program to transition veterans into the skilled biotechnology workforce.

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Finding the right match: Medical students learn where they will do their residencies

Fourth-year medical students from the Texas A&M College of Medicine recently found out where they will be doing their residencies – the next step on their path to becoming physicians. Soon-to-be graduates "matched" with some of the most prestigious residency programs in Texas and across the nation.

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Not all strokes are created equal: College of Medicine researcher studies how age and sex affect recovery from stroke

Strokes affect men and women much differently. Farida Sohrabji, Ph.D., is trying to learn why this is - and whether understanding gender and age differences in stroke could lead to better treatments.

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Carrillo Asthma Program

Mission BREATHE program combines education and science to target asthma in South Texas

A new program developed by a researcher in the Texas A&M College of Medicine shows families in South Texas simple things they can do to reduce asthma triggers in the home.

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