In the News

Healio: RG-101 combined with antivirals reduces HCV treatment duration

February 9, 2016

Regulus Therapeutics announced interim results from one of its ongoing phase 2 studies of RG-101, an anti-miR targeting miR-122, which indicated that the drug in combination with Harvoni, Olysio or Daklinza, was safe and effective for reducing hepatitis C virus infection over 4 weeks. Read the full story at Healio


News 4: 3-D science center gives students new view

February 9, 2016

Dedication ceremonies were held today for the $51.2 million academic learning and teaching center at the Health Science Center.  The 130,000 square foot facility has 84 stations for what is called “digital anatomy labs.” A new way to teach like never before. Watch the full story at News 4


KENS 5: Heart surgery helped man breathe easy again

February 8, 2016

Gerald Nuckols had a long career as a carnival worker, but his health forced him to retire. “I couldn’t walk a block without stopping and resting,” Nuckols said. Watch the full story at KENS 5


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KSAT 12: Why heart health is so important for women

February 8, 2016

An estimated 44 million women in the U.S. are affected by cardiovascular diseases. That statistic is why Dr. Ildiko Agoston, from the University of Texas Health Science Center, is trying to make sure women understand the importance of taking care of themselves. Watch the full story at KSAT 12



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Medical Xpress: Mesh-like scaffold is disordered in Alzheimer’s-affected cells

February 8, 2016

Brain cell death in Alzheimer’s disease is linked to disruption of a skeleton that surrounds the nucleus of the cells, a researcher in the School of Medicine at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio said. Read the full story at Medical Xpress



KABB-TV: Elementary students receive free dental exams

February 7, 2016

Kids at Adams Elementary School got free dental checkups Friday.  Metro Health and volunteers from the San Antonio District Dental Society, and SA Dental Hygienists Association made it all happen. The kids received free dental exams and preventative oral health services. Read the full story at KABB-TV