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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AAPM 2019’s MedPhys Slam Encourages Science Communication

The 61st American Association of Physicists in Medicine Annual Meeting and Exhibition was held on July 14-18 in San Antonio, Texas, home of the world-famous River Walk. The meeting program for this year offered scientific, educational and professional symposia, courses and...
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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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Alumna Dr. Cara Gonzales featured in San Antonio Express-News for work on oral pain

Cara Gonzales, an associate professor at UT Health San Antonio’s comprehensive dentistry department, starting working with capsazepine several years ago, when she was studying ways to reduce pain from oral cancer. As part of that work, Gonzales examined how oral tumors activate a...
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NIH Renews South Texas Doctoral Bridge Program At Texas State

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) has announced competitive renewal of the South Texas Doctoral Bridge program for another five years. The $1.5 million grant award is a partnership between Texas State University and University of Texas Health San Antonio. The South Texas...
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New therapies unveiled at San Antonio breast cancer conference

More than 7,000 physicians and researchers from around the world will converge on the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center Dec. 4-8 to attend the San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium (SABCS). Founded, owned and operated by UT Health San Antonio, SABCS began in 1977 as a one-day...
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