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.

Erase Cancer

Researchers reduce head and neck cancers in mice by 50 percent

September 6, 2016

A multidisciplinary research team at the UT Health Science Center San Antonio has found a new way to treat deadly, late-stage head and neck cancer, reducing tumor size in mouse models by 50 percent in just 14 days. Results were seen in both human cancer cells and in human tumors developed in mice. Cara Gonzales, […]


National Pain Report: New directions for painkiller research

August 31, 2016

Health Science Center study suggests targeting opioid receptors outside the brain to reduce side effects.

Zika research

Texas Public Radio: Scientists battling Zika in the lab

August 30, 2016

A lab at the Health Science Center conducting important research into the Zika virus.

Health Science Center, UTSA gain $4.6 million for cancer research

August 22, 2016

The Center for Innovative Drug Discovery (CIDD), a joint program of the UT Health Science Center San Antonio and The University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA), is receiving a $4,598,728 grant from the Cancer Prevention & Research Institute of Texas (CPRIT).