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CTSC partnering with Alan Alda Center on research communications

CTSC partnering with Alan Alda Center on research communications

By Michael Haederle | August 26, 2016
He’s not a doctor – but he’s played one on TV. He has also played a senator, a playwright, a physicist, an industrialist and president of the United States. Alan Alda, a man of many parts, paid a visit to Albuquerque earlier this week to announce a collaboration between the UNM Health Sciences Center and an innovative program he founded to teach scientists how to do a better job of communicating their work to a lay audience.
HSC research funding continues upward trajectory with record year

HSC research funding continues upward trajectory with record year

By Michael Haederle | July 05, 2016
The University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center wrapped up the just-ended fiscal year with a record $165 million in grant funding for biomedical research, representing more than a decade of continuous growth, the university announced Tuesday.
UNM radiopharmacy program continues pioneering ways

UNM radiopharmacy program continues pioneering ways

March 15, 2016
In 1972, UNM’s on-campus nuclear pharmacy opened for business – the only licensed nuclear pharmacy in the world. Today, UNM is one of only a few pharmacy schools that offer radiopharmacy education and training, has an active research arm, and offers students practical experience in the on-campus pharmacy that once again fills orders and prepares doses for customers in Albuquerque.
UNM researcher explores link between alcohol and domestic violence

UNM researcher explores link between alcohol and domestic violence

By Luke Frank | January 27, 2016
Intimate relationships are complex, fueled by biology, chemistry, emotions, environment and upbringing. Mixing in alcohol with often-contentious issues such as finances, child rearing or in-laws can be a recipe for violence, according to a University of New Mexico researcher studying the link between alcohol and domestic violence.

‘Biodesign’ course teams UNM engineering students, faculty with UNM physician

By Lynn Lessard | September 14, 2015
A new three-credit course at the University of New Mexico’s School of Engineering is giving two student teams the chance to shadow a trauma surgeon, identify clinical problems and brainstorm solutions that could lead to research funding of up to $50,000, plus a patent application. Biodesign uniquely pairs a practicing physician with engineering faculty members to guide student teams in crystalizing one idea - from lab prototype to clinical product - over the course of 16 weeks.
UNM research center receives $23 million NIH grant renewal

UNM research center receives $23 million NIH grant renewal

By Michael Haederle | August 17, 2015
The University of New Mexico’s Clinical and Translational Science Center (CTSC) has been awarded a five-year, $23 million grant renewal by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) following a competition in which it received one of the highest scores in the nation, it was announced Friday.
Moving Mountains: UNM helps guide regional research consortium

Moving Mountains: UNM helps guide regional research consortium

By Cindy Foster | May 07, 2015
Scientific resources are hard to come by in the wide-open, empty spaces of the West, where most states share high rates of brain trauma, depression and suicide. Low population density and a shared medical frontier pose unique challenges for clinical care and research in those areas.

UNM researchers recruiting for asthma study

By John Arnold | May 21, 2014
Researchers at the University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center are recruiting asthma patients for a study that they hope will improve treatments for black Americans suffering from the disease. Rates of serious asthma attacks and asthma-related hospitalizations and deaths are much higher among black people than other populations.