KWEX: San Antonio innova en la lucha contra el cancer

February 12, 2016
 

The Health Science Center’s Anand Karnad, M.D., and Tyler Curiel, M.D., M.P.H., discuss cancer clinical  trials. Watch the video.



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Military Health Institute funds research to benefit military, families

February 10, 2016
 

The Health Science Center’s Military Health Institute has partnered with the Institute for the Integration of Medicine and Science to establish a Military Health Pilot Translational Research Program and has selected two pilot research projects for funding.



News 4: Doctors still implanting life-saving medical device, despite risk and FDA warning

February 9, 2016
 

A medical device implanted in nearly a quarter of a million patients each year who are at a higher risk for blood clots, has proven fatal in dozens of cases.  Kelsie Kriese, 26, had one implanted at the age of 19 after a tragic accident. Watch the video at News 4


Science Daily: Protein’s work in eye lens suggests a way to tame cancer

February 9, 2016
 

How does a protein called connexin put the clamps on cancer? Researchers in the School of Medicine at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio today reported an explanation. Read the story


Bidness Etc.: Regulus Therapeutics may drive biotech M&A

February 9, 2016
 

Regulus Therapeutics Inc. just emerged as the latest small biotech company with takeover potential. The drug-maker is developing a hepatitis C drug called RG-101, which could develop into a mainstay treatment in the field, and give competitors such as Gilead Sciences, Inc. Read the full story at Bidness Etc.


KSAT 12: Edgewood ISD students receive free dental care

February 9, 2016
 

Dental and dental hygiene students from the School of Dentistry at The University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio screened 700+ second-graders from Edgewood for a project called ‘Give Kids A Smile.’