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MicroRNA mechanism found

December 13, 2010

Researchers at the Texas A&M Health Science Center (TAMHSC) Institute of Biosciences and Technology in Houston have found a microRNA (miRNA) mechanism underlying normal heart development, thereby revealing a potential method to treat congenital heart disease.

TAMHSC research symposium Nov. 11-12

November 3, 2010

The Texas A&M Health Science Center (TAMHSC) is hosting a two-day scientific research symposium Thursday-Friday, Nov. 11-12, to foster scientific exchange.

GSBS renamed School of Graduate Studies

September 27, 2010

In an effort to more accurately reflect the scope of programs within its graduate school, the Texas A&M Health Science Center (TAMHSC) Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences is being renamed the School of Graduate Studies. In addition, David S. Carlson, Ph.D., has been named dean of the school. He also is vice president for research at the TAMHSC and interim director of the TAMHSC-Institute of Biosciences and Technology in Houston.

Researchers learn about tumor suppressor

August 6, 2010

Researchers at the Texas A&M Health Science Center Institute of Biosciences and Technology have discovered how a specialized membrane protein can turn a common signaling system that promotes cell growth and tumors into one that inhibits cell growth and suppresses tumors.

IBT in cooperation with Xiamen University

June 11, 2010

Continuing its research and educational partnerships with the Far East, the Texas A&M Health Science Center (HSC) Institute of Biosciences and Technology has signed a Letter of Cooperation with Xiamen University in Fujian Province, China.

Gene’s role in atrial fibrillation discovered

May 10, 2010

Researchers at the Texas A&M Health Science Center (HSC) Institute of Biosciences and Technology at Houston have discovered a gene’s unique role in atrial fibrillation, a finding that could eventually help in developing treatments for a disease affecting millions of Americans.

Potential cancer ending mechanism found

September 22, 2009

Researchers at the TAMHSC Institute of Biosciences and Technology in Houston have uncovered a potential mechanism that could prevent cancer at its origin.

Aid comes to UTMB researchers to boost research after Hurricane Ike

September 15, 2009

The Texas A&M Institute for Genomic Medicine (TIGM) – a research institute of the Texas A&M Health Science Center – has created a grant-in-aid program specifically to assist University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston (UTMB) scientists obtain access to research materials in an effort to help speed the recovery of UTMB’s research programs from some of the injuries caused by Hurricane Ike.

IBT researchers help to bridge gap

August 19, 2009

China and Taiwan have been at odds for years, but the TAMHSC Institute of Biosciences and Technology is working to bridge the “Taiwan Strait” by helping develop a new cancer center in China.