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Burke Gurney, PhD, PT (right) demonstrates motion capture technology.

UNM Physical Therapy Program turns 40

When Barbara Bradley Fuller graduated from the UNM Physical Therapy program in 1976 she was one of three members of the fledgling program’s first class. In the 40 years since, the program has educated more than 700 physical therapists, 75 percent of whom practice in New Mexico. Read more.

UNM research shows promise in preventing stomach cancer

UNM School of Medicine researchers are studying a promising new method for reducing inflammation that can lead to stomach cancer, the fourth most common cancer in the world. The team is focusing on a common germ that lives in the digestive tract and can lead to ulcers. Scientists believe there is up to a six-times greater association between this type of bacterium – Helicobacter pylori – and gastric cancer, according to Associate Professor Ellen Beswick, PhD, who is leading the research in the UNM Department of Molecular Genetics and Microbiology. Read more.


UNM School of Medicine continues to be ranked among 'America’s Best Graduate Schools'

US NewsThe University of New Mexico School of Medicine ranks third in the nation for its Rural Medicine Program in the current issue of U.S. News & World Report's "America’s Best Graduate Schools" for 2016. UNM's medical school has maintained this top-five national ranking since 1996. Read more.


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