• April 11, 2021

Tags : National Institutes of Health

NIH Awards $2.7M Grant to UTEP Biology Professor to Study

The National Institutes of Health recently awarded a $2.7 million grant to Luis R. Martinez, Ph.D., associate professor of biological sciences at The University of Texas at El Paso, to study a potentially life-threatening fungus and suggest possible treatments. Martinez will investigate the basis for Cryptococcus neoformans, a fungus that invades the central nervous system […]Read More

NIH to Fund UTEP Study into Anti-Depression Drug

The National Institutes of Health and the National Institute of General Medical Sciences recently awarded a three-year, $400,000 grant to The University of Texas at El Paso’s Sergio Iñiguez, Ph.D., associate professor of psychology, to study the possible long-range side effects of a drug treatment for pediatric depressive disorder. Iñiguez’s research, “Enduring Effects of Juvenile […]Read More

UTEP Assistant Professor Lands NIH Grant to Study Men’s Diabetes

Jeannie Concha, Ph.D., assistant professor in UTEP’s Department of Public Health Sciences, received a $25,000 grant from the National Institutes of Health – National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities (NIMHD), to identify factors related to men’s participation in diabetes prevention and self-care behaviors. The data will be used to develop diabetes education programs […]Read More