Research

Faculty members receive Texas Alzheimer’s consortium funding

November 26, 2018
 

Alicia Parker, M.D., and Mitzi Gonzales, Ph.D., both associated with the Biggs Institute for Alzheimer’s and Neurodegenerative Diseases, awarded research funds.

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Cancer center launches brand awareness campaign

November 16, 2018
 

UT Health San Antonio MD Anderson Cancer Center has launched new TV spots to help position the center as the leader in cancer research, treatment and patient care.

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Applicants sought for the KL2 Mentored Research Career Development Program

November 14, 2018
 

The Mentored Research Career Development (KL2) Program supports clinical and translational research scholars who are selected on a competitive basis for a two-year program of research mentorship. Click here for complete information and application forms

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Rivard Report: Bioscience leaders hone strategy to put San Antonio on the research map

November 13, 2018
 

Four leaders of San Antonio’s major research institutions – Dr. Larry Schlesinger at Texas Biomedical Research Institute, Taylor Eighmy at UTSA, Dr. William Henrich at UT Health San Antonio, and Adam Hamilton at Southwest Research Institute (SwRI) – have teamed up to develop a plan to accelerate biomedical discoveries, attract talent and funding, and put San […]

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Alzheimer's Disease

Dr. Seshadri: We must end the Alzheimer’s tsunami

November 8, 2018
 

The Biggs Institute is an all-out commitment to quelling the rising tsunami. We do it for patients and families, in memory of a great friend to the San Antonio community, Glenn Biggs.

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Manjeet Rao, Ph.D., UT Health San Antonio

Tiny molecule has big effect in childhood brain tumor studies

November 6, 2018
 

A new study by UT Health San Antonio researchers found that a molecule thousands of times smaller than a gene is able to kill medulloblastoma, the most common childhood brain cancer.

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