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UNM School of Medicine honors 'Living Legend'

UNM School of Medicine honors 'Living Legend'

By Furhana Afrid | November 16, 2015
In his many decades as a physician, clinical scientist and administrator, Philip Eaton, MD, touched the lives of many patients and left a lasting impact on the health sciences community. “I focused on moving us to directions where we could use the creativity of research, teaching and patient care to make an impact on the people of New Mexico,” says Eaton, whose career at UNM began in the late 1960s when he became an assistant professor in the UNM School of Medicine.
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UNM sleep medicine specialist offers tips for time change

UNM sleep medicine specialist offers tips for time change

By Jim Williams | October 30, 2015
Looking forward to that extra hour of sleep this weekend? A UNM sleep medicine specialist says the hour gained during Sunday’s transition from daylight saving time to standard time can be just as jarring to your system as losing sleep.
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UNM Section of Integrative Medicine receives $200,000 grant

UNM Section of Integrative Medicine receives $200,000 grant

September 28, 2015
The Alzheimer’s Research and Prevention Foundation (ARPF) recently committed $200,000 over two years to the University of New Mexico’s Section of Integrative Medicine to support integrative medicine education, scholarship, research and novel approaches to Alzheimer’s disease prevention and treatment.
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UNM medical students out serving more than 30 New Mexico communities

By Luke Frank | July 27, 2015
UNM’s School of Medicine PIE Program is a six-week clinical experience at the end of the first year in medical school. During PIE, students work in rural communities caring for patients and evaluating their problems as a springboard for studying the sciences basic to medicine. Students also have the opportunity to view medicine from a community perspective and to experience the lifestyle of the community physician.
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UNM researchers unlock another door to human immune system

UNM researchers unlock another door to human immune system

July 20, 2015
The dual roles of autophagy in controlling the bacterial burden and suppressing inflammation that leads to disease make the process an attractive target for development of therapeutics. “We’re exploring how to induce IRGM pharmacologically now that we know how it’s regulated and what it does,” Deretic offers. Deretic’s team is screening existing FDA-approved anti-inflammatory drugs and candidates to determine new treatments through drug repurposing.
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Promising new drug combo offers hope for people battling melanoma

Promising new drug combo offers hope for people battling melanoma

By Michele Sequeira | June 25, 2015
While summer has many people thinking about their vacation plans, Dr. Montaser Shaheen’s mind is on melanoma. The University of New Mexico oncologist and colleagues from around the country recently published a paper in the New England Journal of Medicine about a promising new treatment for the dangerous skin cancer.
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UNM’S BA/MD Program graduates 14 new docs in 2015

UNM’S BA/MD Program graduates 14 new docs in 2015

By Luke Frank | May 11, 2015
UNM’s Bachelor of Arts to Medical Doctor, or BA/MD, program saw 14 UNM School of Medicine students cross the stage as new physicians this month. To date the program has graduated 24 students – eight male and 16 female.
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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.
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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.
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