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Researcher contributes to screening guidelines for pediatric cancers

August 2, 2017
 

Panel will determine guidelines for more than 50 of the most common syndromes that can develop into pediatric cancer.



Express-News: Study suggests brain-injured children may ‘be in there’

August 1, 2017
 

After Liz Tullis’ 17-month-old son Conrad suffered a severe brain injury when he nearly drowned in a swimming pool in 2004, doctors advised her to withdraw care or perhaps institutionalize her child. But Tullis didn’t heed their words. Read the full story



Presidential Award winner: Andrew D. J. Meyer, M.D., M.S.

July 27, 2017
 

One in a series Distinguished Junior Research Scholar Andrew D. J. Meyer, M.D., M.S., assistant professor, Division of Critical Care, Department of Pediatrics, Joe R. & Teresa Lozano Long School of Medicine Watch the video Remarks by Dr. Henrich at the March 6 awards dinner: “Dr. Meyer serves in the Department of Pediatrics as a […]



Long School of Medicine names first chief diversity officer

July 27, 2017
 

Chiquita A. Collins, Ph.D., has been named the inaugural vice dean for inclusion and diversity and chief diversity officer in the Joe R. & Teresa Lozano Long School of Medicine, Interim Dean Ronald Rodriguez, M.D., Ph.D., announced.


Express-News: Drug for concussion, stroke moves closer to human trials

July 25, 2017
 

James Lechleiter wasn’t trying to save brain cells when he stumbled upon a discovery that would launch his pharmaceutical company. Read the full story at the Express-News



Zebrafish model explains how recurring cancer may resist treatment

July 21, 2017
 

UT Health San Antonio researchers are learning how stem cell biology causes 30 percent of children who have a rare muscle cancer to relapse and not respond to treatment.