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From The Labs Video of the Month: RAIN-STORM 3D neuronal nanoscopic imaging

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Dr. Melanie Samuel's lab developed RAIN-STORM, a rapid and scalable nanoscopic 3D-imaging optimization approach that improves three-dimensional nanoscale target visualization for multiple subcellular and intracellular targets within tissue at depth.

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Dr. Melanie Samuel is named the 73rd Mallinckrodt Scholar

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Dr. Melanie Samuel, Associate Professor of Neuroscience and the Huffington Center on Aging was named the 73rd Mallinckrodt Scholar by the Edward Mallinckrodt, Jr. Foundation. This national competition recognizes innovative investigators engaged in biomedical research that has the potential to significantly advance the understanding, diagnosis, or treatment of disease. Studies funded by this four-year award will investigate roles for neuron-microglia signaling in modifying neural disease outcomes. See previous award recipients.

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Dr. Wei Cao and Colleagues Made Alzheimer's Disease Discovery

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April 20, 2022 - Dr. Wei Cao and colleagues at Baylor College of Medicine have discovered a significant driver of memory and cognitive loss in research models of Alzheimer's disease. View blog article.

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Dr. Melanie Samuel Received Women of Excellence Award

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March 29, 2022 - Dr. Melanie Samuel received the Women of Excellence Award for her commitment to leadership in addressing diversity, equity and inclusion above and beyond her scope of responsibilities and for her extraordinary contributions and accomplishments, within one or more of Baylor’s mission areas, that address issues that affect women at Baylor College of Medicine, or in the larger community. The Women of Excellence Awards was established in 2018 to celebrate individuals who exemplify Baylor values and demonstrate exceptional dedication to issues that affect women at Baylor College of Medicine, or in the larger community.

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Dr. Fred A. Pereira Elected PREP Directors' Group President

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April 5, 2021 - Dr. Fred A. Pereira, associate professor of molecular and cellular biology and otolaryngology and a member of the Huffington Center on Aging, was elected president of the National Institute of General Medical Sciences Post-baccalaureate Research Education Program directors' group, representing all post-baccalaureate programs in the Division of Training, Workforce Development and Diversity. He was invited to be a member of the Program Directors' Executive Committee, which advises the director on training programs' needs and issues.

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Dr. Dennis T. Villareal Received 2020 DeBakey Research Award

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May 28, 2020: Dr. Dennis T. Villareal, professor of medicine in endocrinology, diabetes and metabolism at Baylor College of Medicine, is a 2020 DeBakey Research Award recipient.

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