Researcher receives $100,000 grant from The Mary Kay Foundation

November 9, 2020

Zhijie “Jason” Liu, PhD, assistant professor of molecular medicine in the Joe R. and Teresa Lozano Long School of Medicine and an investigator with the Mays Cancer Center, will leverage the $100,000 Mary Kay Foundation grant to study estrogen receptor alpha (ERα), a biomarker of breast cancer.

Collaborative research projects accelerate bioscience innovation in San Antonio

November 9, 2020

UT Health San Antonio faculty are collaborating with other scientists in San Antonio on newly funded projects to advance research on aging, cancer, COVID-19 and trauma care.

Department of Emergency Medicine research news

November 6, 2020

The Department of Emergency Medicine in the Joe R. and Teresa Lozano Long School of Medicine has released the latest issue of its research newsletter. Check out the November 2020 issue

Viral ‘molecular scissor’ is next COVID-19 drug target

October 22, 2020

Scientists laid out the framework for a new COVID-19 drug design that blocks the virus from replicating and disabling human proteins crucial to the immune response.

Magnesium energetics

Researchers solve 100-year-old mystery of what activates magnesium ions in the cell

October 15, 2020

The discovery is expected to be a springboard for future development of novel drugs to treat cardiovascular disease, metabolic disorders such as diabetes and other diseases.

Dr. Mingjiang Xu receives UT System award to support cancer epigenetics research

October 9, 2020

Mingjiang Xu, MD, PhD, professor of molecular medicine, was awarded a $1 million UT System Faculty STARs award to enhance cancer epigenetics research and support the discovery of targeted therapeutics for blood cancers.