Research

Dr. Han honored with UT System STARs award

July 6, 2018
 

His laboratory focuses on lipidomics, a relatively new field of biomedical research which involves complex lipidome analysis.

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Newsweek: Can CRISPR edit out autism? These scientists think so

June 28, 2018
 

Scientists at UT Health Science Center San Antonio have figured how to use a form of the powerful gene-editing tool CRISPR to erase genetic traits normally associated with autism.

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Fragile X study

Gene editing suppresses autism symptoms in mice

June 26, 2018
 

The team is believed to be the first to successfully edit a causal gene for autism in the brain and diminish symptoms.

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Voelcker Fund awards $2.3 million for young faculty research, pipeline education

June 26, 2018
 

William L. Henrich, M.D., MACP, president of UT Health San Antonio, on June 26 announced that the Max and Minnie Tomerlin Voelcker Fund is giving $1.45 million to the university to support three innovative research projects and one pilot research project, all conducted by rising young faculty studying cancer and cardiovascular disease. Dr. Henrich also […]

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Ivanhoe Broadcast News: Curing chlamydia through the gut: Medicine’s next big thing?

June 25, 2018
 

Promising research is revealing that if the infection hits first in the GI tract, it might act as a source of prevention. View and read the story

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Barshop Institute researchers study alcoholic fatty liver disease.

Naturally occurring protein could treat alcoholic liver disease

June 25, 2018
 

Dr. Zang is the senior author of alcohol liver disease research published this year in the journal Hepatology.

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