Research

Erase Cancer

CPRIT awards $10.9 million to Greehey institute for cancer research

May 20, 2016

The Cancer Therapy & Research Center of the Health Science Center garnered $10.9 million from the Cancer Prevention & Research Institute of Texas (CPRIT)―a larger amount than any other academic institution in the state.



3d Render DNA Structure

SALSI awards grants to Health Science Center researchers

May 19, 2016

The San Antonio Life Sciences Institute (SALSI) has awarded $200,000 through its innovation grants to lead scientists at the Health Science Center and UTSA conducting research on technology solutions in health care.



PTSD

PTSD linked to low levels of fat hormone

May 11, 2016

Individuals with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) relive past traumas again and again, bound in a virtual prison of their memories. Researchers in the School of Medicine at the Health Science Center now report a biological mechanism that might explain why these individuals are less able to extinguish the fear of past dangers.




Study shows how neurons decline as Parkinson’s develops

April 27, 2016

Researchers in the School of Medicine at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio are studying changes in Parkinson’s-affected cells at various stages of the disease, long before any symptoms are evident. They describe the changes in an April issue of the Journal of Neuroscience.



baby teeth

Researchers need baby teeth for autism study

April 15, 2016

A research team from the School of Medicine at the UT Health Science Center San Antonio is asking families to donate their children’s baby teeth to the Autism Tooth Fairy Study.



Clinical trials

Find-A-Study links patients, researchers and physicians

April 6, 2016

Find-A-Study is a hub for information about human studies being conducted by researchers at the UT Health Science Center San Antonio.