Texas Public Radio: Zika Threat Heightens Stress For Expectant Mothers in South Texas

August 10, 2016
 

The Zika virus has reared its ugly head in Florida, and experts say Texas could be one of the next states with local transmission from biting mosquitoes. Listen to the full story at Texas Public Radio


KSAT 12: Haven for Hope donates school essentials to children in need

August 10, 2016
 

Families are getting ready to send their children off to school and it’s no different for those living at Haven for Hope. Watch the full story at KSAT 12


UTSA: UTSA, UT Health Science Center receive nearly $4.6 million grant for cancer research

August 10, 2016
 

The Center for Innovative Drug Discovery (CIDD), a joint venture between The University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA) and The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, has been awarded a $4,598,728 grant from the Cancer Prevention & Research Institute of Texas (CPRIT) to support its research in designing better, more effective […]


The Scientist: How a Sleep-Associated Hormone Affects Murine Tooth Development

August 10, 2016
 

Melatonin, a hormone found in plants and animals alike, is most often associated with sleep. Secreted by the pineal gland in the human brain, its levels ebb and flow throughout the day, following a circadian rhythm and peaking at nighttime as it alerts the body to the end of the waking day Read the full […]


KSAT 12: UTHSC bipolar disorder study focuses on children & adolescents

August 10, 2016
 

For its study on bipolar disorder, the University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio is recruiting children and adolescents between the ages of 8 and 17 if their parents already have the manic-depressive illness. Watch the full story at KSAT 12


Xconomy: San Antonio Life Science Executives Plan Medtech Product Workshops

August 10, 2016
 

A life sciences professional development and advocacy organization has plans to host four medtech-focused workshops that aim to teach people working in the sector about different aspects of bringing a medical device to market. Read the full story at Xconomy