Kens5: Why clinical trials about cancer are so important in San Antonio

Dr. Amelie Ramirez, the Chair of Population and Health Sciences and Associate Director for Community Outreach and Engagement for the Mays Cancer Center within UT Health San Antonio spoke to Kens5 for the article “Why clinical trials about cancer are so important in San...
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In The News: UT Health San Antonio Professors Speak to Texas Public Radio About Alzheimer’s Disease And Latinos

Texas Public Radio posted the audio featuring UT Health San Antonio’s very own Dr. Sudha Seshadri and Dr. Bess Frost!
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San Antonio researchers receive $200,000 grant to solve common cause of hospital death

Over the next two years, a seven-person team led by principal researcher Dr. Madesh Muniswamy will study the cause, prevention and treatment of multiple organ failure resulting from sepsis. Each year, at least 1.7 million Americans are diagnosed with sepsis, an infection that...
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UT Health gets a $306,000 grant to study Ewing sarcoma

Dr. David Libich was quoted in an article by Kens 5 for his work on Ewing sarcoma. September is Childhood Cancer Awareness Month. One of those cancers, Ewing sarcoma, is the second most common type of bone cancer in children with only 200 diagnosed each year in the U.S. Thanks to...
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Dr. Charles France gives insight onto new street drug, Krokodil

UT Health San Antonio professor Charles France, Ph.D. was interviewed on KSAT News regarding the new street drug, Krokodil which is making its way around the streets of the Alamo City. The drug, made with codeine and toxic household chemicals, such as lighter fluid, matches...
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Dr. Mark Shapiro in the News: New therapy treatment could stop brain trauma seizures

Traumatic brain injuries contribute to nearly thirty percent of injury deaths in country, with some happening months after the initial injury, but a possible development right here in town that could save hundreds of thousands of lives. Watch the video from NEWS4SA where Dr. Mark...
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Gray Foundation grant expands studies of BRCA in breast, ovarian cancer

Dr. Patrick Sung is the principal investigator of a $3.75 million, four-year “team science” grant announced by the Gray Foundation of New York. The goal is to further study how inactivation of BRCA1 or BRCA2, along with other anomalies, leads to breast, ovarian and other cancers....
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Dr. Daniel Lodge and Dr. Jennifer Donegan on KENS5 discussing schizophrenia

UT Health San Antonio pharmacology researchers Dr. Daniel Lodge and Dr. Jennifer Donegan discuss schizophrenia symptoms and stigma, along with research to understand the mental disorder. UT Health San Antonio is hosting a free public symposium about schizophrenia on Friday, Nov....
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