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Translational Medical Sciences

About Translational Medical Sciences

The Department of Translational Medical Sciences serves as the academic home for College of Medicine faculty residing In Houston and working at the Texas A&M Health Science Center Institute of Biosciences and Technology. The institute supports translational medical research and both graduate and post-graduate training in multiple fields of biomedical research through its four Centers of Excellence in Translational Medical Sciences: the Center for Epigenetics and Disease Prevention, the Center for Genomic and Precision Medicine, the Center for Infectious and Inflammatory Diseases and the Center for Translational Cancer Research. The mission of the faculty, staff and trainees of the department is to perform innovative translational biomedical research and to transfer discoveries to the classroom, the clinic and the marketplace.

Kenneth S. Ramos, MD, PhD

Executive Director, IBT
Alkek Chair and Director
Center for Genomic and Precision Medicine
Institute of Biosciences & Technology

Jiang Chang, MD, PhD

Professor
Center for Genomic and Precision Medicine
Institute of Biosciences & Technology
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Roderick H. Dashwood, PhD, FRSB

Director and Professor, Center for Epigenetics and Disease Prevention
John S. Dunn Chair in Disease Prevention
Institute of Biosciences & Technology
713.677.7806
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Peter Davies, MD

Professor & Director
Institute of Biosciences & Technology
713.677.7474
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Paul J. Derry, PhD

Assistant Professor
Center for Genomic and Precision Medicine
Institute of Biosciences & Technology
713.677.7715
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Magnus Höök, PhD

Regents and Distinguished Professor, Center for Infectious and Inflammatory Diseases
Neva & Wesley West Chair Director
713.677.7551
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Yun (Nancy) Huang, PhD

Assistant Professor
Center for Epigenetics & Disease Prevention
Institute of Biosciences & Technology
713.677.7484
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Julian Hurdle, PhD

Associate Professor
Center for Infectious and Inflammatory Diseases
Institute of Biosciences & Technology
713.677.7572
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Thomas A. Kent, MD

Welch Professor
Center for Genomic and Precision Medicine
Institute of Biosciences & Technology
713.677.7749
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Ya-Ping Ko, PhD

Assistant Professor
Center for Infectious and Inflammatory Diseases
Institute of Biosciences & Technology
713.677.7552
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Leyuan Liu, PhD

Assistant Professor
Center for Translational Cancer Research
Institute of Biosciences & Technology
713.677.7518
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Mingyao Liu, PhD

Professor
Center for Translational Cancer Research
Institute of Biosciences & Technology
713.677.7505
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Margie Moczygemba, PhD

Assistant Professor
IBT Associate Director for Academic Affairs
Center for Infectious and Inflammatory Diseases
Center for Infectious and Inflammatory Diseases
713.677.8114
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Praveen Rajendran, PhD

Assistant Professor
Center for Epigenetics & Disease Prevention
Institute of Biosciences & Technology
713.677.7803
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David J. Reiner, PhD

Associate Professor
Director, IBT Graduate Program
Center for Translational Cancer Research
Institute of Biosciences & Technology
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Brooke Russell, PhD

Assistant Research Professor, Center for Infectious and Inflammatory Diseases
Institute of Biosciences & Technology
713.677.7627
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Clifford Stephan, PhD

Research Associate Professor and Director
Center for Translational Cancer Research
Institute of Biosciences & Technology
713.677.7456
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Deqiang Sun, PhD

Assistant Professor
Center for Epigenetics & Disease Prevention
Institute of Biosciences & Technology
713.677.7439
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Robert YL Tsai, MD, PhD

Associate Professor
Center for Translational Cancer Research
713.677.7690
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Fen Wang, PhD

Professor
Center for Translational Cancer Research
Institute of Biosciences & Technology
713.677.7520
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Yi Wu, PhD

Associate Professor
Center for Infectious and Inflammatory Diseases
Institute of Biosciences & Technology
713.677.7570
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Dekai Zhang, MD, PhD

Associate Professor, Center for Infectious and Inflammatory Diseases
713.677.7565

Kurt Zhang, PhD

Associate Professor
Center for Epigenetics & Disease Prevention
Institute of Biosciences & Technology
713.677.7576
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Yubin Zhou, MD, PhD

Associate Professor, Center for Translational Cancer Research
Institute of Biosciences & Technology
713.677.7483
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