$6 million CPRIT award to bring veteran cancer researcher Mazin from Drexel

February 17, 2021
 

UT Health San Antonio and its Mays Cancer Center will receive a $6 million award from the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas (CPRIT) to recruit Alexander Mazin, PhD, a senior, highly accomplished biochemist and cancer biologist currently at Drexel University College of Medicine. CPRIT announced the grant Feb. 17. It is the third […]




Salud America! at UT Health San Antonio gets $650,000 Genentech grant to bring more Latinos into cancer, Alzheimer’s research

February 10, 2021
 

By Cliff Despres SAN ANTONIO — Did you know that Latinos represent 18.5% of the U.S. population, but are less than 10% of those in federal cancer and drug studies? This makes it hard for researchers to create treatments that work best for Latinos. To engage more Latinos in research, the Salud America! program at […]



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HIV research yields potential drug target

February 10, 2021
 

Humans possess a formidable multi-layered defense system that protects us against viral infections. Better understanding of these defenses and the tricks that viruses use to evade them could open novel avenues for treating viral infections and possibly other diseases. For example, a human protein called SAMHD1 impedes replication of the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) and […]




Strokes after transient ischemic attacks have declined over time, study shows

February 9, 2021
 

Patients should be monitored for an extended period after transient ischemic attacks.




Mays Cancer Center gives important reminder for World Cancer Day

February 4, 2021
 

The Mays Cancer Center, home to UT Health San Antonio MD Anderson, joins organizations across the world to honor World Cancer Day on Feb. 4.



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Mays Cancer Center gives important reminder for World Cancer Day

February 4, 2021
 

By Susan Anasagasti The Mays Cancer Center, home to UT Health San Antonio MD Anderson, joins organizations across the world to honor World Cancer Day on Feb. 4. This year’s theme, “I am and I will,” empowers individuals to make a personal commitment to take action by learning about cancer risks and getting regular cancer screenings. The global […]