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$70 million Health Affairs building for UTRGV in Edinburg, $30 million for Texas A&M Higher Education Center in McAllen, approved by House of Representatives, announces Rep. Canales

Featured: Dr. Guy Bailey, President, The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley, during the Wednesday, March 13, 2019 ribbon-cutting ceremony of the landmark University of Texas Health Rio Grande Valley Biomedical Research Building, which is located on DHR Health’s South Campus along E. Dove Road in McAllen. The 83,020 gross-square feet, two story building, with its estimated value of $32 million to $34 million – designed by The Warren Group of McAllen and Cantú Construction of McAllen – will help come up with treatments – and possible cures – for illnesses and diseases that affect South Texans.

Photograph By PAUL CHOUY

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DHR Health is a key part of UTRGV School of Medicine’s vision to build academic health system, says Dr. John H. Krouse, medical school dean, as cancer immunology team welcomed to Biomedical Research Building located on DHR Health South Campus

eatured, seated, from left: Dr. John H. Krouse, Executive Vice President for Health Affairs, University of Texas Rio Grande Valley and Dean, UTRGV School of Medicine, recently welcomed Dr. Subhash C. Chauhan, Ph.D. as Founding Director of the South Texas Center of Excellence in Cancer Research and Chair of the Department of Immunology and Microbiology at the UTRGV School of Medicine. Standing are members of Chauhan’s team along with another UTRGV leader, featured from left: Dr. Manish Tripathi; Dr. Andrew Tsin, UTRGV Associate Dean of Research; Dr. Bilal Hafeez; Dr. Meena Jaggi; Dr. Murali Yallapu; and and Dr. Sheema Khan. The UTRGV School of Medicine recently welcomed its new cancer immunology team with a signing ceremony on Tuesday, April 9, 2019 at the UTRGV/UT Health RGV Biomedical Research Building, which is located on DHR Health’s South Campus in McAllen. Photograph Courtesy THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS RIO GRANDE VALLEY SCHOOL OF MEDICINE

Featured, seated, from left: Dr. John H. Krouse, Executive Vice President for Health Affairs, University of Texas Rio Grande Valley and Dean, UTRGV School of Medicine, recently welcomed Dr. Subhash C. Chauhan, Ph.D. as Founding Director of the South Texas Center of Excellence in Cancer Research and Chair of the Department of Immunology and Microbiology at the UTRGV School of Medicine. Standing are members of Chauhan’s team along with another UTRGV leader, featured from left: Dr. Manish Tripathi; Dr. Andrew Tsin, UTRGV Associate Dean of Research; Dr. Bilal Hafeez; Dr. Meena Jaggi; Dr. Murali Yallapu; and Dr. Sheema Khan. The UTRGV School of Medicine recently welcomed its new cancer immunology team with a signing ceremony on Tuesday, April 9, 2019 at the UTRGV/UT Health RGV Biomedical Research Building, which is located on DHR Health’s South Campus in McAllen.

Photograph Courtesy THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS RIO GRANDE VALLEY SCHOOL OF MEDICINE

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University of Texas Health Rio Grande Valley Biomedical Research building, built in partnership with DHR Health and City of McAllen, will help come up with treatments – and possibly cures – for illnesses and diseases that affect South Texans

Juan "Chuy" Hinojosa, Texas State Senator, holds up a rendering during the ground breaking for the UTRGV Research Building at DHR on Wednesday, Oct. 26, 2016 in McAllen, Texas. Doctors Hospital at Renaissance is partnering with UTRGV on this new facility. UTRGV Photo by Paul Chouy

‘Featured: Sen. Juan “Chuy” Hinojosa, D-McAllen, on Wednesday, October 26, 2016, at the DHR Health campus on East Dove Avenue in McAllen, holds up an architectural rendering of the University of Texas Health Rio Grande Valley Biomedical Research building, which held its official ribbon-cutting on Wednesday, March 13, 2019.

Photograph By PAUL CHOUY

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Dr. Stephanie Álvarez and Dr. Joy Esquierdo receive two-year grant for University of Texas Rio Grande Valley project to help Valley elementary school teachers expand on region’s local history

Featured: Dr. Stephanie Álvarez, left, Associate Professor for Mexican American Studies and Director, Center for Mexican American Studies, The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley, and Dr. J. Joy Esquierdo, Professor for Bilingual and Literacy Studies and Director, Center for Bilingual Studies, The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley, have received a two-year grant for their “Social Studies through Authentic and Relevant Content” (SSTARC) program, which will help equip educators to teach regional history. They are shown here on the UTRGV Edinburg Campus.

Photograph Courtesy MARCI CALTABIANO

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