New hope for treating the toughest cancers

December 20, 2022

The Mays Cancer Center at UT Health San Antonio — South Texas’ only National Cancer Institute-Designated Cancer Center — is putting a decades-old antidepressant drug to new use treating breast cancers that don’t respond to existing therapies. Research in the Joe R. and Teresa Lozano Long School of Medicine at UT Health San Antonio provided […]

Ratna Vadlamudi, PhD, lab group

Barshop Institute’s Palavicini attracts early scientist award

December 15, 2022

American Federation for Aging Research grant allows exploration of signaling molecules toxic in Alzheimer’s, diabetes, aging The American Federation for Aging Research (AFAR) selected Juan Pablo Palavicini, PhD, an early career scientist at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio (UT Health San Antonio), to receive the 2022 Glenn Foundation for Medical […]

Proposals sought for IIMS Community Engagement Small Project Grants

December 15, 2022

The Institute for Integration of Medicine & Science and the UTSA College for Health, Community and Policy are seeking proposals for one-year Community Engagement Small Project Grants. The goal is to promote, develop and expand community and academic research partnerships for the translation of science from basic discovery to clinical practice, to public health benefit. […]

National Academy of Inventors to induct Jean Jiang, PhD, of UT Health

December 12, 2022

Studies of cell channels lead to therapeutic antibodies in clinical trials Jean X. Jiang, PhD, whose pioneering research has given rise to potential bone cancer and brain injury therapeutics currently under evaluation in clinical trials, will be inducted as a Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors, the academy announced Dec. 8. Jiang is professor […]