Research

KENS 5: How the TORS robotic surgery helps remove tumors from the throat

December 18, 2019

Robotic surgery is quickly becoming the norm in many cancer procedures, thanks to its safety and more successful outcomes. Watch the full story at KENS 5


Ivanhoe: Deep breath hold protects the heart

December 18, 2019

Breathing deeply isn’t just for yoga class.  A specialized method of deep breathing is keeping some breast cancer patients from getting unintended doses of radiation to the heart. Read the full story at Ivanhoe



Study links inflammatory marker to dementia

December 12, 2019

The marker called sCD14 is related to brain atrophy, cognitive decline and dementia.



Spinoff company wins Create the Future Design Contest

December 6, 2019

A device for organ and limb preservation developed at UT Health San Antonio, and being commercialized by a San Antonio startup company, is the grand prize winner in the 2019 Create the Future Design Contest. The Universal Limb/Organ Stasis System for Extended Storage, or ULiSSES™, was developed by Leonid Bunegin, B.S., associate professor in the […]


New drug targets leukemia, lymphoma

December 6, 2019

The class of drugs called PROTAC would treat T-cell malignancies such as T-cell acute leukemia and T-cell lymphoma.


Dr. Frost receives TAMEST O’Donnell Award in Medicine

December 4, 2019

Instead of focusing on how to cure the disease, Dr. Frost’s team looked at what causes the disease—a buildup of tau proteins inside of cells and amyloid plaques outside of it, which disrupts and eventually kills brain cell function.