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CPRIT gives UT Health Science Center nearly $8 million

August 25, 2014

The grants are for work that ranges from reducing cervical cancer rates in the Lower Rio Grande Valley to finding less toxic cancer treatments through a better understanding of cell genetics.


Registration now open for sporting clay shooters, sponsors for Sept. 6 annual CTRC fundraising event

August 24, 2014

This year’s fundraiser is scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 6.


San Antonio Life Sciences Institute awards $750,000 to innovators

August 19, 2014

The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio and The University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA) today announced the awarding of more than $750,000 in grants through the San Antonio Life Sciences Institute (SALSI) Innovation Challenge.


Bopassa, Medina receive Voelcker Fund Young Investigator Awards

August 18, 2014

New funding of $900,000 from the Max and Minnie Tomerlin Voelcker Fund is accelerating the research of two outstanding rising scientists in the School of Medicine at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio.


Over-the-counter pain reliever may slow recurrence in breast cancer patients

August 14, 2014

With promising new information on the risks of obesity and the benefits of anti-inflammatories, researchers at the Cancer Therapy & Research Center have launched a new study on aspirin and fish oil open to postmenopausal women who are cancer-free.


Hope for healthy hearts revealed in naked mole rat studies

August 14, 2014

Kelly Grimes, a graduate student in the lab of Rochelle Buffenstein, Ph.D., at the Health Science Center’s Barshop Institute for Longevity and Aging Studies, conducted the first studies of naked mole rat cardiovascular function.


UT Health Science Center pediatric cancer researcher receives grant for groundbreaking work for childhood cancer survivors

August 12, 2014

A pediatric hematologist-oncologist from The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio has been awarded a grant from the St. Baldrick’s Foundation to continue his groundbreaking work into the long-term problems that lifesaving chemotherapy can cause in children.


8 Health Science Center educators honored as UT Regents’ outstanding teachers

August 11, 2014

Each honoree will receive $25,000 and will be honored at an Aug. 20 ceremony on the campus of UT Austin.


Reiter, Bowden named to World’s Most Influential Scientific Minds

August 5, 2014

Russel J. Reiter, Ph.D., and Charles L. Bowden, M.D., of the School of Medicine at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, are on Thomson Reuters’ list of “The World’s Most Influential Scientific Minds 2014.”


Version 2.0 of Prostate Cancer Risk Calculator now online, free and complete with emojis

August 4, 2014

A calculator to help men and their doctors assess their risk of prostate cancer, developed at the UT Health Science Center, has had a major upgrade to enhance how men and their physicians better understand a man’s risk of prostate cancer.


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