Research

Express-News: San Antonio researchers check synthetic version of capsaicin — the heat in chile peppers — for cancer-killing effects

June 10, 2019
 

Researchers at UT Health San Antonio, in collaboration with the University of Texas at San Antonio, have developed a new class of drugs called capsazepine analogs, which bear structural similarities to capsaicin. In preclinical testing on mice, the drugs have shown promise in dramatically reducing the size of tumors. See the Express-News coverage of this […]

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Dr. Carie Boychuk receives UT System’s Rising STARs award

June 7, 2019
 

The award for early-career investigators comes with a $250,000 grant.

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Head of Army Futures Command visits

June 6, 2019
 

Gen. John M. “Mike” Murray, commanding general of the U.S. Army Futures Command based in Austin, visited UT Health San Antonio June 5 to learn about advances in military medicine. He was hosted by Byron Hepburn, M.D., Major General USAF (Ret), director of UT Health San Antonio’s Military Health Institute. Gen. Murray was briefed on […]

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Faculty member named an RL5 Scholar

June 6, 2019
 

Mitzi Gonzales, Ph.D., assistant professor of neurology and member of the Glenn Biggs Institute for Alzheimer’s and Neurodegenerative Disorders, has been named to the RL5 Scholars program.

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Pediatric oncologist: Cure the patient, yes, but cure without damage

June 6, 2019
 

Pediatric oncologist and researcher Gregory Aune, M.D., Ph.D., tells the story of his favorite patient, a teenage boy some 30 years ago who was diagnosed with Hodgkin’s lymphoma.

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UT institutions earn top 5 spot in the world for U.S. patents granted

June 5, 2019
 

Researchers and inventors at University of Texas institutions are once again among the world’s most innovative, based on the number of patents granted in 2018. Read the complete story

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