Research

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CTRC Clinical Trials: Brain Tumors

March 21, 2016

On March 9, Texas Public Radio and the Health Science Center’s Cancer Therapy & Research Center presented Clinical Trials at the CTRC as part of TPR’s Think Health Science series. The speaker was Andrew Brenner, M.D., Ph.D.



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CTRC scientists report new insights about BRCA1 gene

March 4, 2016

Scientists from the Cancer Therapy & Research Center (CTRC) in San Antonio on March 4 published work that provides deeper insight into how the Angelina Jolie gene, BRCA1, functions in normal breast tissue and how its loss results in breast cancer.




HSC software helps confirm virus discovery

March 1, 2016

How do some viruses—comparable to HIV—insert their genetic information into cells and permanently infect them? In a paper published in Nature in February, scientists showed the structure of a protein complex that enables this to occur.



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Donors sustain Alzheimer’s institute momentum

February 23, 2016

With several million dollars in new gifts, momentum continues to grow for the Biggs Institute for Alzheimer and Neurodegenerative Diseases launched in September by the Health Science Center.



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TPR series to focus on CTRC clinical trials

February 18, 2016

Texas Public Radio and the Health Science Center’s Cancer Therapy & Research Center will present the next Think Health Science: Clinical Trials at the Cancer Therapy & Research Center, at 7 p.m., Wednesday, March 9, at Pestana Lecture Hall. The speaker will be Andrew Brenner, M.D., Ph.D.



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Military Health Institute funds research to benefit military, families

February 10, 2016

The Health Science Center’s Military Health Institute has partnered with the Institute for the Integration of Medicine and Science to establish a Military Health Pilot Translational Research Program and has selected two pilot research projects for funding.