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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 Office 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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Collaboration Across Pain Science & Practice

The 4th Annual Symposium of Center of Excellence for Translational Neuroscience and... MORE

Research Participants Needed

Earn money for your child while helping us understand how they learn language! We are looking... MORE

Seventh Annual International Arts and Culture Symposium, 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM, Saturday, March 30, 2019

The Symposium, co-sponsored by Sowoon Arts and Heritage and the Museum of TTU, brings scholars... MORE

Staff, Students, Faculty - Volunteers Needed for Medication Cleanout Prep and Event

We are in need of volunteers to not only work our Medication Cleanout event on March 23rd here... MORE

TTUHSC Designated as Military Friendly School for 2019-2020

Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center is once again pleased to announce their... MORE

 

Events

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Mar28

Museum by Night: The Art of Health Care

Please join us for a night to celebrate the advancements in health care education as Texas Tech... MORE

Mar29

Chronic Disease Self-Management Workshops

The Chronic Disease Self-Management education workshop, developed at Stanford, teaches adults... MORE

Mar29

11th Annual Update in General Internal Medicine

Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center Department of Internal Medicine will hold it... MORE

Apr5

Chronic Disease Self-Management Workshops

The Chronic Disease Self-Management education workshop, developed at Stanford, teaches adults... MORE

Apr12

Chronic Disease Self-Management Workshops

The Chronic Disease Self-Management education workshop, developed at Stanford, teaches adults... MORE

***Research News***
Funding Announcements Received
February 2019

 

 

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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