Research


School of Dentistry research enterprise ranks among top U.S. dental schools

June 30, 2020

The school ranked seventh among all U.S. dental schools for National Institutes of Health funding.




When it comes to DNA repair, it’s not one tool fits all

June 26, 2020

Our cells are constantly dividing, and as they do, the DNA molecule – our genetic code – sometimes gets broken. DNA has twin strands, and a break in both is considered especially dangerous. This kind of double-strand break can lead to genome rearrangements that are hallmarks of cancer cells, said James Daley, PhD, of the […]




Children more resilient against coronavirus, study finds

June 26, 2020

The majority of children with COVID-19 in 26 countries fared well clinically compared to adults during the first four months of the pandemic.



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Study will compare treatment strategies for severe brain injury

June 12, 2020

A study of emergency care involving victims of severe brain trauma is to be performed in the San Antonio area.



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Voelcker Fund awards $650,000 to cancer researchers on the rise

June 9, 2020

The Max and Minnie Tomerlin Voelcker Fund supports innovative cancer research projects conducted by rising star faculty members.



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Stroke bleeds in the brain not decreasing, study finds

June 9, 2020

Brain bleeds called intracerebral hemorrhages remained stable in incidence among all age groups over the past 30 years, but they increased in people 75 and older, according to a new analysis of the Framingham Heart Study.