North San Antonio Chamber: Greehey Children’s Cancer Research Institute receives $10.9 million from CPRIT

May 21, 2016

The Greehey Children’s Cancer Research Institute at the UT Health Science Center at San Antonio received $10.9 million from the Cancer Prevention & Research Institute of Texas (CPRIT)?a larger amount than any other academic institution in the state. Read the full story at North San Antonio Chamber

Express-News: StemBioSys enters distribution agreement for its products in Japan

May 20, 2016

A privately held biomedical company based in San Antonio has reached an agreement that will allow its products to be distributed and marketed in Japan. Read the full story at Express-News Soda tax takes sight off real health evil – sugar

May 20, 2016

It seems as though no other substance occupies so much of the world’s land, for so little benefit to humanity, as sugar. Its main output, apart from commercial profits, is a global public health crisis, which has been centuries in the making. Read the full story at

San Antonio Business Journal: San Antonio bioscience company lands multimillion-dollar DoD subcontract

May 20, 2016

InCube Labs has secured a multimillion-dollar subcontract to develop a new treatment for spinal-cord injuries. Read the full story at San Antonio Business Journal

The Ranger: New catalog shirks majors in favor of associate of arts degree

May 20, 2016

Students and faculty tried to fight it, but it’s finally here. Pre-majors or fields of study will be offered in lieu of majors for associate of arts and associate of science degrees at all Alamo Colleges in the 2016-17 course catalog. Read the full story at The Ranger

WAAY 31: The Healthy WAAY with Erin Dacy: Deep breathing with radiation

May 20, 2016

Imagine if the side effects of radiation could be reduced … just by holding the breath. A specialized method of deep breathing is keeping some breast cancer patients from getting unintended doses of radiation to the heart. Watch the full story at WAAY 31