Research

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Faculty member wins Latino health research award

November 11, 2016

Amelie G. Ramirez, Dr.Ph., an internationally recognized expert in cancer health disparities research at UT Health San Antonio, has received the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) Distinguished Lecture on the Science of Cancer Health Disparities award.




Researcher says prostate cancer risks aren’t always what we think

November 7, 2016

When it comes to prostate cancer biopsies, risk and reality don’t always match up, according to new research published online in the Journal of Clinical Oncology.



Dr. William Henrich

Health Science Center, MD Anderson announce affiliation

November 1, 2016

The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio and The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center announced an affiliation agreement Nov. 1 that will create a comprehensive and clinically integrated cancer care program in San Antonio.




En Español : Latino childhood obesity materials

October 27, 2016

Four new Spanish-language research briefs, animated videos, and a set of infographics explore the causes of and solutions to Latino childhood obesity, as researched by Salud America!, a national prevention network at the UT Health Science Center at San Antonio and funded by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.



Cara Gonzales, DDS, Ph.D.

TPR: Oral cancer in the cross hairs at dental school

October 14, 2016

In a lab at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, dental researcher Cara Gonzales, D.D.S., Ph.D., shared some promising news. Read the full story



Bess Frost, Ph.D.

Dr. Frost receives New Investigator Award in Alzheimer’s Disease

October 14, 2016

Bess Frost, Ph.D., assistant professor of cell systems and anatomy at the Barshop Institute for Longevity and Aging Studies, has been awarded the 2016 New Investigator Award in Alzheimer’s Disease from the American Federation for Aging Research.