Dr. Wargovich: Cancer Prevention Starts with Your Eating Habits

Aside from being a professor in molecular medicine and a senior researcher in cancer prevention, Dr. Michael Wargovich is also an entrepreneur for a startup company called CanSurvive Cuisine. Dr. Wargovich met his current business partner Chef Iverson Brownell through a mutual...
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Stressed-Out People May Have Smaller Brains, Study Says

Dr. Sudha Seshadri, a professor of neurology at UT Health San Antonio was quoted in the TIME​ magazine, “Stressed-Out People May Have Smaller Brains, Study Says.” The new study found that middle-aged adults with the highest levels of cortisol had lower brain volume...
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Dr. Paolo Casali awarded a T32 Training Grant

Dr. Paolo Casali, chairman of the Department of Microbiology, Immunology & Molecular Genetics (MIMG), was awarded a T32 Training Grant for his Graduate Research in Immunity Program (GRIP) from the National Institutes of Health. The five-year grant began September 1, 2018, and...
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Mouthwash May Treat Oral Cancer

Mother Nature has a way of hiding cures for diseases in plants and minerals, awaiting human discovery. This may be the case with thymol, a compound found in several plants, including thyme, oregano, rosemary and bay leaves. “Thymol is already known to have anti-microbial,...
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Congratulations to Dr. Bess Frost on her new publication in Nature Neuroscience

Congratulations to Dr. Bess Frost on her new publication in Nature Neuroscience.
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Spotlight on Dr. Swati Banerjee

Dr. Swati Banerjee, an assistant professor in the Department of Cellular and Integrative Physiology is currently exploring three research themes using the fruit fly Drosophila as her model system. Her studies are relevant to vertebrate myelination and are important to understand...
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Dr. Hye Young Lee Shows How CRISPR Could Use Gold Nanoparticles To Edit Your Brain

Scientist Dr. Hye Young Lee and her team have found a new way to use the gene editing technology CRISPR and recently published their findings in the July issue of Nature Biomedical Engineering.
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Voelcker Fund awards $2.3 million to UT Health San Antonio researchers

The Max and Minnie Tomerlin Voelcker Fund is giving $1.45 million to the university to support three innovative research projects and one pilot research project, all conducted by rising young faculty studying cancer and cardiovascular disease.
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