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News from the Libraries, October

October 3, 2017

Learn about the work being done by the library liaisons, treasures from the Nixon library, new books and e-books, and more.



Why can’t mTOR inhibitors kill cancer? Study explains

October 3, 2017

Anti-cancer drugs called mTOR inhibitors slow the growth of cancer cells but show limited ability to cause cancer cell death. New studies explain why. Masahiro Morita, Ph.D., assistant professor of molecular medicine in the Joe R. & Teresa Lozano L …


Opioids

Drug Dealer, MD: Overprescription and the Opioid Crisis in America

October 2, 2017

WHAT:  Drug Dealer, MD: How Doctors Were Duped, Patients Got Hooked, and Why It’s So Hard to Stop   WHEN:  5:30 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct 5   WHERE: UT Health San Antonio Pestana Lecture Hall, 7703 Floyd Curl Drive, San Antonio, Texas 78229 …


Brain

Study shows major improvement in children’s ADHD symptoms

October 2, 2017

New formulation of established medication significantly improves severe morning symptoms.


Brain

UT Health San Antonio psychiatrist lead author on study showing major improvement in children’s ADHD symptoms

October 2, 2017

Time-release formulation designed for children with severe ADHD symptoms upon awakening SAN ANTONIO (Oct. 2, 2017) ― UT Health San Antonio psychiatrist Steven Pliszka, M.D., is lead author on a study that shows a new formulation of an established medic …


Express-News: Childhood cancer needs more attention

October 2, 2017

The following appeared in the San Antonio Express-News on Sept. 24. The author is Gregory J. Aune, M.D., Ph.D., assistant professor of pediatrics at the Greehey Children’s Cancer Research Institute. September is Childhood Cancer Awareness Month. Many c …



Office 365 and cloud storage: powerful new tools for you

October 2, 2017

My UT Health intranet delivers the most recent version of Microsoft Office Suite, Office 365.



UT System HealthTrails Challenge

September 28, 2017

Recruit your colleagues and join us during the four weeks of our System HealthTrails Challenge.


Erase Cancer

Greehey scientists contribute to study of RAS-sensing antibodies

September 28, 2017

Drs. Vaseva and Houghton study RAS mutations.


Erase Cancer

Greehey Institute contributes to survey of RAS-sensing antibodies

September 28, 2017

Researchers from the Greehey Children’s Cancer Research Institute at UT Health San Antonio are co-authors on a paper published Sept. 26 in Science Signaling, a high-impact journal that is part of the Science family of journals. RAS mutations are implic …


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