Tag: Clinical

Making Every Step Count

Making Every Step Count

By Michele Sequeira | July 27, 2018
Cindy Blair wants older cancer survivors to increase their activity levels
UNM medical students 'immersed' in rural medicine training

UNM medical students 'immersed' in rural medicine training

By Luke Frank | July 21, 2016
More than 100 first-year University of New Mexico medical students are spending part of the summer in rural and underserved communities across New Mexico as part of a program that provides hands-on clinical training and could help address the state's physician shortages.
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.
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.
Teaching the immune system to fight cancer

Teaching the immune system to fight cancer

By Michele Sequeira | April 20, 2015
When Anne Holmes saw her doctor for a nagging pain in her upper arm last year, she learned that cancer cells from a massive tumor on her left kidney had invaded the long bone in her right arm and nearly ate through it. Now Holmes plans to rid her body of all her cancer cells and, at the same time, help others with metastatic kidney cancer. She is the first New Mexican to join a clinical trial that will teach her immune system to fight her cancer cells everywhere.