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Express-News: Rapamycin Holdings hires new CEO as its drug approaches human trials

June 25, 2017

Rapamycin Holdings has tapped a new CEO as it prepares to begin human trials for its prostate cancer drug eRapa later this year. Read the full story at the Express-News


Bandera County Courier: AugustHeart offers free screenings for young athletes

June 25, 2017

On October of 2008, August Koontz, an active young athlete from San Antonio died in his sleep at the age of 18. Read the full story at the Bandera County Courier


News 4: Federal funding cuts impact local teen pregnancy prevention programs

June 25, 2017

Federal funding cuts blindside a local teen pregnancy prevention program Watch the full story at NEWS 4


Express-News: Trump administration ends teen pregnancy prevention programs prematurely

June 25, 2017

Local experts are alarmed over a recent decision by the Trump administration to prematurely end funding for teen pregnancy prevention programs based in San Antonio and around the nation, a move that could erode ongoing declines in Texas’ and Bexar Coun …


KGNS-TV: Area Health Education Center announces honorees for 2017 AHEC Dinner

June 25, 2017

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NEWS 4: Senator’s cancer diagnosis highlights local search for cure

June 25, 2017

Local doctors are spearheading the search for a breakthrough for the exact type of brain cancer Senator John McCain revealed he’s fighting. Watch the full story at NEWS 4


FOX 29: Senator’s cancer diagnosis highlights local search for cure

June 25, 2017

Local doctors are spearheading the search for a breakthrough for the exact type of brain cancer Senator John McCain revealed he’s fighting. Watch the full story at FOX 29


Texas Public Radio: San Antonio physician specializes in John McCain’s cancer

June 25, 2017

Senator John McCain (R-AZ) has been diagnosed with a brain tumor called glioblastoma. A renowned expert in this type of cancer treats patients and researches new therapies at UT Health San Antonio. Read the full story at Texas Public Radio


Inside Philanthropy: Off the Beaten Path, Big Research Money Flows from a Local Funder

June 25, 2017

The Max and Minnie Tomerlin Voelcker Fund looks at first glance to be your typical wealthy locals’ foundation—the family name, plus regular giving to health and social services in its home of San Antonio. Read the full story at Inside Philanthropy



Licensing agreements target spinal cord injury, cancer

June 23, 2017

UT Health San Antonio and UTHealth Houston announced agreements June 23 to grant exclusive global licenses for two unique biologic therapeutics to AlaMab Therapeutics Inc.


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