Long School of Medicine


Message from the Dean: MD Anderson and CTRC

May 18, 2016
 

The CTRC and the MD Anderson Cancer Center are exploring possible avenues of partnership and cooperation.



Ashok Kumar, M.D.

Ashok Kumar, M.D., honored by Texas Medical Association

May 11, 2016
 

Kaparaboyna Ashok Kumar, M.D., professor and vice chair of Medical Student Education and Clerkship Director, received a Texas Medical Association Award for Excellence in Academic Medicine at the Gold Level on April 28.



Pox

Pediatrics Research Day

April 20, 2016
 

Come learn about pediatric research at the Health Science Center on May 20.



Pharmacy

U.S. News ranks UT pharmacy, HSC’s component, No. 3 in nation

April 4, 2016
 

U.S. News has ranked the University of Texas at Austin College of Pharmacy, including its integral Pharmacotherapy Division located at the Health Science Center, as the No. 3 pharmacy school in the nation.



3d Render DNA Structure

CTRC scientists report new insights about BRCA1 gene

March 4, 2016
 

Scientists from the Cancer Therapy & Research Center (CTRC) in San Antonio on March 4 published work that provides deeper insight into how the Angelina Jolie gene, BRCA1, functions in normal breast tissue and how its loss results in breast cancer.



woman getting heart checked

Holding breath may protect heart during radiation therapy

February 8, 2016
 

A technique using a new form of surface imaging available at only one site in South Texas—the Cancer Therapy & Research Center (CTRC)—is expected to reduce women’s risk of long-term cardiac side effects from radiation therapy when treating left-sided breast cancer.