KENS 5: Giant periodic table unveiled in San Antonio

February 28, 2016

Graduate students from The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio and the Voelcker Biosciences Teacher Academy are working with more than 100 K-12 schools in the San Antonio area to create what is believed to be the largest periodic table in the world, according to UTHSCSA. Watch the full story at KENS […]



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 […]