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Liver cancer in Hispanics linked to diabetes, obesity

April 18, 2012

Researchers in the School of Medicine at The University of Texas Health Science Center are mapping the relationship among these ailments in a paper published online today in the scientific journal PLoS ONE.


Immunotherapy for elderly cancer patients finds new promise in drug combination

April 16, 2012

Cancer is much more likely in the elderly than the young, and their bodies often are less prepared to fight the disease and the often-toxic side effects of treatment.


Personalized cancer treatment pros and cons

April 12, 2012

A free public lecture on what we’re learning about how cancer travels through the body, and the pros and cons of tailoring specific treatments for each patient, part of a series of presentations on cancer prevention and treatment sponsored by the Cancer Therapy & Research Center at The University of Texas Health Science Center


The promise and challenge of personalized cancer treatment

April 10, 2012

Leading researchers at the Cancer Therapy & Research Center will discuss what they’re learning about how cancer travels through the body, and the pros and cons of tailoring specific treatments for each patient, at Thursday’s free public lecture at the Cancer Therapy & Research Center at the UT Health Science Center.


UT Health Science Center Regional Campus hosts April 6 conference on healthy aging

April 6, 2012

A UT Health Science Center San Antonio professor and book author who is seeking the secrets of aging in ocean clams, hydra and other species known for their longevity, will be the keynote speaker at the “Aches and Pains of Aging” conference April 6.


Community service at Health Science Center featured at conference, earns federal recognition

April 5, 2012

The innovative ways that students of The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio serve the community go on display Thursday, April 5, at the fifth-annual community service learning conference.


Cancer Center Council’s 19th Annual Spring Luncheon has speaker balancing life with laughter

April 3, 2012

The CCC is an all-volunteer organization that supports the Cancer Therapy & Research Center at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio. The CCC will donate proceeds from the Spring Luncheon to the Patient Assistance Fund at the CTRC.


Kids, the doctor will see you now

April 2, 2012

School of Medicine faculty speakers representing a wide range of specialties: cardiology, dermatology, family and community medicine, medicine, neurology, neurosurgery, pediatrics, psychiatry, radiology and surgery.


CPRIT gives $1 million to Health Science Center researchers

March 30, 2012

The UT Health Science Center was awarded $1 million yesterday by the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas to fund instrumentation that will help researchers develop new cancer-fighting drugs.


School of Medicine lab makes new findings in mouse model of autism

March 29, 2012

A UT Health Science Center San Antonio laboratory is one of only a handful worldwide where scientists can measure how well serotonin is transported in the brains of living animals.


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