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Slots now open for sporting-clay shooters, sponsors for Sept. 8th CTRC fundraiser

August 14, 2012

Registration is under way for the 19th annual Vulcan Materials Funshoot, a sporting-clay competition benefiting the Cancer Therapy & Research Center (CTRC) at the UT Health Science Center San Antonio.

Two receive fellowships to pursue doctoral studies in biology of aging

August 8, 2012

Fellowship program established with $200,000 gift from Glenn Foundation for Medical Research

CPRIT gives Health Science Center researchers $1.8 million

August 3, 2012

Additional $1.9 million grant will recruit Stanford biologist

James L. Holly, M.D., receives 2012 Distinguished Alumni Award from School of Medicine

August 1, 2012

Dr. Holly was selected for his four decades of service to the Beaumont community, his unparalleled involvement in and support for the School of Medicine, and his national leadership on key medical issues, including electronic health records and clinical decision support.

West Side children compete in local Olympic Games

July 31, 2012

These Games feature more than a dozen events, including relays, obstacle courses, shot put and the long jump, and victors will be recognized in an award ceremony afterward.

T.R. Reid, author of “The Healing of America,” speaks at UT Health Science Center

July 30, 2012

T.R. Reid is a longtime Washington Post correspondent, syndicated columnist and frequent commentator on National Public Radio.

Rapamycin boosts cardiac and skeletal muscle function

July 25, 2012

Rapamycin, a drug used in transplant patients to prevent organ rejection, may reverse cardiac and skeletal muscle defects as well, a new mouse study published today in Science Translational Medicine suggests.

CTRC director takes to medical journals to debate PSA testing

July 20, 2012

Debate continues to swirl in the medical community over when to recommend PSA testing to look for prostate cancer in men, and Ian M. Thompson Jr., M.D., director of the Cancer Therapy & Research Center at the UT Health Science Center, is weighing in twice this week in major medical journals.

Low-cal diet’s effects seen in fly brain, mouthpart

July 16, 2012

Transmission of nerve signals is enhanced in the insects that eat less

Air in expectant moms’ homes contains pesticides, border study finds

July 11, 2012

Low-cost, less-toxic pest control methods urged

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