Jim and Ellen King were honored for their gift of $500,000 to UNM's Department of Dermatology. Hairstylist Susan Lopez, discovered the cancerous mole.
Dr. Renata Pasqualini is chief of the Division of Molecular Medicine in the Department of Internal Medicine at the UNM School of Medicine.
Dr. Wadih Arap is deputy director of the University of New Mexico Cancer Center.
Blindness caused by diabetic retinopathy threatens 19.7 million Americans and 150,000 New Mexicans living with diabetes.
The University of New Mexico’s Dr. Jeremy Edwards is a professor in the departments of Molecular Genetics and Microbiology, and Chemical Engineering.
Student assistant Erin Watson performs research work at the University of New Mexico Clinical and Translational Science Center.
Marc Nivet, a co-principal investigator for Urban Universities HEALTH (UU HEALTH) and chief diversity officer for the Association of American Medical Colleges, addresses researchers gathered for a UU HEALTH conference at the University of New Mexico on March 3, 2014.
The University of New Mexico's Dr. Marianne Berwick has been on the front lines of melanoma and skin cancer research for nearly 30 years.
Ramiro Jordán, PhD, is the executive vice president, founder and special advisor to the president of ISTEC (Ibero American Science and Technology Consortium). He is an associate professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the UNM School of Engineering.
Matthew Campen has been studying such common pollutants as engine exhaust and wood, coal and tobacco smoke since 1991.
Donna Seagrave is participating in a clinical study, led by the University of New Mexico's Dr. Corey Ford, who is using powerful neuroimaging technologies to better understand her disease and how to treat it more effectively.