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).

Chromosome 18

Chromosome 18 marks 25th anniversary

August 18, 2016

Chromosome 18 and the Health Science Center have partnered for 25 years to improve the care of young people with chromosome 18 syndromes across the country and the world.

Concept Art of a Microscope

Voelcker award winners focus on cancer

August 15, 2016

Trustees of the Max and Minnie Tomerlin Voelcker Fund voted to give Young Investigator Awards totaling $1.35 million to three rising stars at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio.