Research

Moms, babies and drug addiction: The road to Casa Mia

June 4, 2019
 

Lisa Cleveland, Ph.D., RN, remembers her first encounter with new mothers who struggle with drug addiction and their babies born with drug withdrawal symptoms.

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Cancer as a thief: One doctor’s perspective as the battle continues

June 4, 2019
 

After witnessing a history of cancer in his family, Ruben Mesa, M.D., believes that cancer is a thief, not because it may kill you. After all, each of us will die. It’s because it steals life early.

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Researchers ID new class of oral cancer drugs

June 3, 2019
 

Researchers at UT Health San Antonio have identified a potent new class of anti-cancer drugs that target oral cancer cells while leaving other cells unharmed.

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The perfect storm

May 31, 2019
 

What used to be called adult-onset diabetes is now hitting children at alarming rates. While San Antonio bears the burden of being the epicenter for diabetes, it is also a hotbed for research. Read the award-winning story in Mission magazine.

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Opioid epidemic: A public health failure and one researcher’s personal connection

May 29, 2019
 

Find out more about what Dr. Jennifer Potter calls one of the greatest public health failures of our generation, and what drives her research into substance use disorders.

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It’s all smiles for new graduates

May 20, 2019
 

Nearly 650 newly minted health care professionals walked the stage May 17-19 in joyous ceremonies that marked the beginning of a lifetime of service.

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