Tag: Luis Romero

Collaboration Researching Angelman Syndrome Publishes Findings, Receives $2.4 Million Award


A three-way research collaboration at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTSHC) is achieving crucial advances in finding a new target for Angelman syndrome, a rare neurogenetic disorder characterized by intellectual disability, balance issues, motor impairment, and debilitating seizures. Julio Cordero-Morales, PhD, and Valeria Vásquez, PhD, both associate professors of Physiology in the UTHSC… Read More

From Venezuela to UTHSC, PhD Student Finds Perfect Fit for Study, Leadership


When Luis Romero started his PhD program in the College of Graduate Health Sciences, he was excited to find something that reminded him of home. As an undergraduate student at Universidad Central de Venezuela, Romero enjoyed being involved in the student government, and was pleased to discover he could also be involved while pursuing his… Read More

Students to Compete in UTHSC’s Annual Three Minute Thesis Competition


Students looking for a challenge and a chance to share their research will participate this month in the Three Minute Thesis competition at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center. The competitors will have three minutes and one PowerPoint slide to present their thesis and research. Typically, an 80,000-word thesis takes nine hours to present.… Read More