Research

Manjeet Rao, Ph.D., UT Health San Antonio

Tiny molecule has big effect in childhood brain tumor studies

November 6, 2018
 

A new study by UT Health San Antonio researchers found that a molecule thousands of times smaller than a gene is able to kill medulloblastoma, the most common childhood brain cancer.

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GCCRI symposium call for abstracts

October 31, 2018
 

On March 3-6, the Greehey Children’s Cancer Research Institute (GCCRI) will host the symposium, “Childhood Cancer: Research Challenges and the Future of Therapy” at the Grand Hyatt in San Antonio. Abstracts will be accepted through Jan. 7. The symposium will bring together some of the most respected childhood cancer researchers in academia and industry, along […]

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Dr. Cynthia Blanco with families

Professor’s study backs FDA approval of fish oil to save critically ill babies

October 24, 2018
 

Omegaven is a lifesaving fish oil treatment for babies with gastrointestinal complications.

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Study associates stress with impaired memory, reduced brain size in middle age

October 24, 2018
 

Adults in their 40s and 50s with higher levels of cortisol—a hormone linked to stress—performed worse on memory and other cognitive tasks than peers of the same age with average cortisol levels, research found.

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Nominate your colleagues for the 2019 Presidential Awards

October 17, 2018
 

The nomination process for the 2019 Presidential Excellence Awards is now open with a submission deadline of Nov. 16.

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Dr. Robert L. Ferrer

Dr. Ferrer elected to National Academy of Medicine

October 15, 2018
 

Robert L. Ferrer, M.D., M.P.H., has been elected to the prestigious National Academy of Medicine, the academy announced Oct. 15. Dr. Ferrer, recognized for his work in community health, is the eighth faculty member in UT Health San Antonio history to attain this distinction. “I’m honored and delighted to be elected to the National Academy […]

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