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Advocates for the Value of Research

The Department of Research advances the pursuit of knowledge and discovery that is at the core of the mission of Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center.

The department provides high-quality service to investigators as they foster new research initiatives, promote the prevention of disease and the treatment of illness, motivate and educate the future leaders in health sciences and advocate for the value of research in the educational setting. 

The Department of Research is responsible for the leadership, direction and management of research administration, infrastructure and services. The department oversees the operations of the: Office of Research, Research Integrity Office (RIO), Quality Improvement Review (QI), Laboratory Animal Resources Center (LARC), and Office of Sponsored Programs (OSP).

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Research Opening Gates for Better Targeting Drugs

Researchers at the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (TTUHSC) Department of Cell Physiology and Molecular Biophysics and the Center for Membrane Protein. Research have determined the kinetic cycle of a potassium channel at atomic resolution. MORE