The San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium co-sponsored by BCM attracted more than 7,500 researchers, clinicians and breast cancer advocates.

February 2013

Lessons learned from Mars 520-day simulated mission


Feb. 1, 2013

If human space flight one day extends to Mars, it will be important to know the effects such a mission will have on the flight crew. BCM researchers are helping to determine the effects through an international project that simulated a 520-day human mission to the Red Planet.

Gift funds innovative education technology at BCM

Feb. 1, 2013

In a world of apps, upgrades and social media, even educational institutions have to keep up and stay connected. With a new $6.24 million gift from the Huffington Foundation, BCM is doing just that through its Innovative Education Technology Roadmap initiative.

Development officer debuts novel set in Galveston

Feb. 1, 2013

When Elizabeth "Tiggy" Garrett of BCM's Office of Development was raising her daughters, the trio would often head to Galveston for family vacations. The island captured Garrett's imagination so firmly that she was compelled to write about it in a book.

Women with breast, ovarian cancer family history should attend seminar

Feb. 1, 2013

An educational seminar featuring a panel of local experts who will provide valuable information about hereditary breast cancer and ovarian cancer will be held on campus Saturday, Feb. 9.

Global luncheon recognizes grant recipients

Feb. 1, 2013

The Center for Globalization recently hosted its first annual Global Luncheon honoring the Scholarly Activity Grant recipients.

Brenda Jo Goss

IN THE SPOTLIGHT

Every month we focus on an outstanding staff member of the BCM Family.

Brenda Jo Goss

Patient Business Services

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Rossi Irobalieva

STUDENT CORNER

Rossi Irobalieva

Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences at BCM

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Health Hints

February is American Heart Month, so it's a good time to think about heart health. But remember, not every heart ailment has the typical symptoms. It's important to talk to your family about their heart health history, then talk to your doctor about your family's history and for an assessment of your risk factors.

— Dr. Hamid Afshar, assistant professor of medicine – cardiology