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Discovery to Improving Health

Research resides at the core of any great university. At TTUHSC, research thrives across schools and disciplines. Our faculty, staff and students continually win new research grants and awards to promote the prevention of disease and the treatment of illness. It’s research that can be directly applied to patient care in Texas and to the world beyond.

TTUHSC Research

The Office of Research provides leadership, direction and management of research administration, infrastructure and services for faculty, staff and students. We oversee the operations of the following areas:

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My laboratory is investigating the immunological mechanisms responsible for the tissue damage observed in the inflammatory bowel diseases (Crohn’s disease, ulcerative colitis) and in graft vs. host disease.  A major goal of our research is to translate our scientific discoveries into new therapeutic strategies to treat these immunological disease.

Matthew B. Grisham, Ph.D.

Professor and Chair Vernon and Elizabeth Haggerton Chair in Gastroenterology   Department of Immunology and Molecular Microbiology

 

Donate to Research at TTUHSC

Without research, advances in medicine will stop, but your donations can continue the advancement of groundbreaking research at TTUHSC. With each new discovery, our research will fuel innovation, prevent disease, and lead to better patient outcomes.

Research Department Mission

Our mission is to promote and support research by providing high quality service to investigators, foster new research initiatives, promote the prevention of disease and the treatment of illness, motivate and educate future leaders in health sciences and serve as an advocate for the value of research in an educational setting. 

 

Clinical Research Institute

Promoting Patient-Orientated Research is one of the driving factors of the TTUHSC Clinical Research Institute. The Institute was established in October 2010 with the assigned mission to facilitate the conduct of clinical research by TTUHSC faculty. MORE

News

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Department of Immunology and Molecular Microbiology Accomplishments (2017-2018)

Kevin PruittPublicationsDeborah Molehin, Isabel Castro-Piedras, Monica Sharma, and Souad R. Sennoune MORE

NIH award to the Permian Basin campus SOM (Regional Dean Dr. Gary Ventolini):

Dr. Natalia Schlabritz-Lutsevich, Associate Dean of Research, Dept. of Obstetrics and Gynecology &nb MORE

 

Events

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Jun25

Mental Munchies Midland

Dr. Shailesh Jain, Professor of Psychiatry, Regional Chair @ TTUHSC Permian Basin will present a com MORE

Jun27

Mental Munchies - Odessa

Dr. Shailesh Jain, Professor of Psychiatry, Regional Chair, Department of Psychiatry @ TTUHSC Permia MORE

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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 have determined the kinetic cycle of a potassium channel at atomic resolution. MORE