Research


Study links inflammatory marker to dementia

December 12, 2019

The marker called sCD14 is related to brain atrophy, cognitive decline and dementia.



Spinoff company wins Create the Future Design Contest

December 6, 2019

A device for organ and limb preservation developed by a UT Health San Antonio spinoff company is the grand prize winner in the 2019 Create the Future Design Contest. The Universal Limb/Organ Stasis System for Extended Storage, or ULiSSES™, was developed by Vascular Perfusion Solutions in San Antonio. The company includes  Tom DeBrooke, M.B.A., the […]


New drug targets leukemia, lymphoma

December 6, 2019

The class of drugs called PROTAC would treat T-cell malignancies such as T-cell acute leukemia and T-cell lymphoma.


Dr. Frost receives TAMEST O’Donnell Award in Medicine

December 4, 2019

Instead of focusing on how to cure the disease, Dr. Frost’s team looked at what causes the disease—a buildup of tau proteins inside of cells and amyloid plaques outside of it, which disrupts and eventually kills brain cell function.


Dr. Burma honored by Society for NeuroOncology

December 2, 2019

Sandeep Burma, Ph.D., professor of neurosurgery and of biochemistry and structural biology, received the Award for Excellence in Adult Basic Science at the Society for NeuroOncology Annual Meeting in Phoenix in November. The award, sponsored by the National Brain Tumor Society, was given for Dr. Burma’s research on the role of senescent astrocytes in promoting […]


KENS 5: An innovative way to target breast cancer while avoiding the heart

December 2, 2019

Radiation is a very common way to treat breast cancer. But, while it may rid the body of the disease, it could cause damage to your heart in the long term. Watch the full story at KENS 5