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KSAT 12: March is Colon Cancer Awareness Month

February 28, 2016

March is Colon Cancer Awareness Month, and the UT Health Science Center is using a 10-feet-tall by 20-feet-long inflatable tunnel to illustrate how colon cancer develops and how it can be prevented. The key, doctors say, is simple: Early testing. Watch …


San Antonio Business Journal: Research mingles with technology in this San Antonio startup experiment

February 27, 2016

Clinical trials conducted for potential pharmaceuticals to hit store shelves are often the route for biotech companies. But one San Antonio-based tech startup is taking the reigns for a research study of its own data management tool for scientists whil …


WOAI News 4: HSC offering free colon cancer assessments

February 27, 2016

March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness month and the UT Health Science Center wants you to get screened for your risk.  They are hosting a free event on Friday, March 4 that allows you to walk through a large, inflatable colon. The display contains examp …


Science Codex: New insights reported about the Angelina Jolie gene

February 27, 2016

Scientists from the Cancer Therapy & Research Center (CTRC) in San Antonio today (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 can …


Daily News & Analysis: What is the Angelina Jolie gene and how its loss results in breast cancer

February 26, 2016

A team of researchers has provided deeper insight into how the Angelina Jolie gene, BRCA1, functions in normal breast tissue and how its loss results in breast cancer. Read the full story at Daily News & Analysis


Lucy Leykum, M.D.

Leykum named chief of Division of General and Hospital Medicine

February 25, 2016

Luci K. Leykum, M.D., professor of medicine, has been named chief of the newly created Division of General and Hospital Medicine.


Texas Fresh Air

Texas Fresh Air Conference

February 25, 2016

When March 30-31 Where H-E-B University Center, UTSA Details Texas FreshAIR was developed by the UT System to showcase faculty research at our 14 institutions and to promote collaboration between academia and the pharmaceutical and med tech industries. …


President William Henrich

Video update: President’s Luncheon, Feb. 24

February 25, 2016

Health Science Center President William L. Henrich, M.D., MACP, and faculty members shared new advances in research and patient care with donors and community leaders Feb. 24.


Vine Report: New function discovered for BRCA1 gene

February 25, 2016

A new study, published in the journal Nature Communications, discovered a new function for the BRCA1 gene, which is associated to the development of breast cancer. Read the full story at Vine Report


Allergies

San Antonio Magazine: Achoo! Allergies in San Antonio

February 25, 2016

Winter showers may bring spring flowers but in San Antonio, the season also produces quite a few sniffles. And this year, our particularly mild winter means spring allergy season could come even earlier than usual, says Dr. Edward Brooks of the UT Health Science Center San Antonio.


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