Research

The Doctor Is In

The Doctor Is In: From telescopes to microscopes

September 23, 2016

Dr. James Lechleiter’s love for science started on his childhood farm in the plains of western Minnesota.



Dallas Morning News: Texas researchers are at the forefront of the breast cancer fight

September 20, 2016

Since President Richard Nixon declared the “War on Cancer” in 1971, the nation has made great strides in understanding and fighting the various forms of the disease. Read the full story at the Dallas Morning News


News 4: Hispanics living with HIV at high risk of developing other chronic health conditions

September 20, 2016

New research by doctors in San Antonio shows patients receiving treatment for HIV are living longer and healthier lives. Watch the full story at News 4


Express-News: Researchers encourage Hispanic women to join clinical trials for breast cancer treatments

September 20, 2016

Despite the fact that breast cancer is the most common and deadly cancer among Hispanic women, little is known about the types of breast cancer Hispanics are likely to get or how they react to treatments. Read the full story at the Express-News



Hyundai grant to aid pediatric cancer research

September 14, 2016

Children who are fighting cancer placed diminutive handprints of red, blue and green on a Hyundai Tucson Sept. 13 at University Hospital, helping the Health Science Center and University Health System celebrate a new $250,000 Hyundai Scholar Grant for pediatric cancer research.




Study shows Hispanics with HIV at high risk of diabetes, obesity

September 7, 2016

As they age, individuals living with HIV are at greater risk of developing heart disease and other chronic health conditions due to HIV-associated inflammation as well as the medications that control the virus.