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Dr. Yohannes Ghebre Selected as Finalist for Cures within Reach, Cure Accelerator Live! For Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Competition

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Dr. Yohannes Ghebre has been selected as one of four finalists for the Cures within Reach, Cure Accelerator Live! for Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Competition. The next stage of the competition is a virtual pitch on Oct. 6, 2022. He will be presenting on his clinical trial: “A new use of the antacid drug esomeprazole to threat morphea, a chronic connective tissue disease.”   

The winner of the competition will receive $70,000 to support their trial. Dr. Ghebre will be joined by researchers from University of California – San Francisco, Brown University, and the Children’s National Research Institute.

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Dr. Yohannes Ghebre to Serve on NIH Study Section

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Dr. Yohannes T. Ghebre, associate professor of radiation biology in the Department of Radiation Oncology, has been invited by NIH's Center for Scientific Review to serve as a member of Lung Injury, Repair and Remodeling Study Section until June 30, 2025. Membership in NIH's Study Section is merit based and provides a unique opportunity to contribute to the national biomedical research effort. Ghebre trained at Stanford University School of Medicine and had been a faculty member at Houston Methodist prior to joining BCM in 2016.

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The following articles originally were published on Momentum, the College's blog platform.

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