News 4: San Antonio attempts world record for largest periodic table

February 28, 2016
 

The largest periodic table in the world may now be here in San Antonio. Read the full story at News 4


Medical Xpress: New insights reported about the Angelina Jolie gene

February 28, 2016
 

The CTRC—a National Cancer Institute-designated Cancer Center—is part of UT Medicine San Antonio, the clinical practice of the School of Medicine at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio. Read the full story at Medical Xpress


Newsmax: New finding made in ‘Angelina Jolie gene’

February 28, 2016
 

Texas scientists have uncovered new evidence of how the breast cancer gene BRCA1 — sometimes referred to as the “Angelina Jolie gene” — leads to the disease.  Researchers from the Cancer Therapy & Research Center in San Antonio have determined BRCA1 regulates a second gene — called COBRA1 — that is closely linked with breast […]


Becker’s Orthopedic Review: AAOS names Dr. Gerald Williams Jr. President: 5 key notes

February 28, 2016
 

Gerald Williams Jr., MD, became president of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons.  “It is an honor to be stepping into the role of president ahead of such an exciting year in the history of the Academy,” said Dr. Williams. “While medicine is facing several unique challenges, opportunities continue to surface. I look forward to […]


Zee news: How loss of Angelina Jolie gene results in breast cancer

February 28, 2016
 

Washington D.C.: A team of researchers has provided deeper insight into how the Angelina Jolie gene, BRCA1, functions in normal breast tissue and how its loss results in breast cancer. Read the full story at Zee News


KSAT 12: March is Colon Cancer Awareness Month

February 28, 2016
 

March is Colon Cancer Awareness Month, and the UT Health Science Center is using a 10-feet-tall by 20-feet-long inflatable tunnel to illustrate how colon cancer develops and how it can be prevented. The key, doctors say, is simple: Early testing. Watch the full story at KSAT 12