Research

Alzheimer's Disease

Dr. Henrich: Studies of Alzheimer’s and brain diseases vital for Texas

January 14, 2019
 

The following guest column appeared in the San Antonio Express-News on Jan. 14. By William L. Henrich, M.D., MACP “The brain is the organ of destiny. It holds within its humming mechanism secrets that will determine the future of the human race.” — Wilder Penfield, American-Canadian neurosurgeon (1891-1976) The healthy brain solves problems, triumphs over […]

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San Antonio Business Journal: UT Health SA completes major cancer center renovation

January 10, 2019
 

UT Health San Antonio has completed a major renovation of its cancer research and treatment facilities and appears poised to take advantage of an affiliation with the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, which was announced just over two years ago. Note: A subscription may be needed to view this story. Read […]

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Applicants sought for the RL5 Mentored Research Career Development Program

January 8, 2019
 

The Pepper Center is soliciting RL5 Scholar applications for the Mentored Research Career Development Program. SA OAIC will have one or two new 12 month mentored research RL5 Scholar positions with a potential for 24 months of support contingent upon the successful renewal of the SA OAIC award. Position(s) available beginning May 2019 or soon […]

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Inaugural South Texas Alzheimer’s Conference set

January 4, 2019
 

The conference will focus on the themes of Alzheimer’s disease in the Hispanic population and personalized and precision approaches to care and treatment.

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Childhood Cancer symposium abstract deadline extended

January 3, 2019
 

On March 3-6, the Greehey Children’s Cancer Research Institute (GCCRI) will host the symposium, “Childhood Cancer: Research Challenges and the Future of Therapy” at the Grand Hyatt in San Antonio. Abstracts will be accepted through Feb. 7. The symposium will bring together some of the most respected childhood cancer researchers in academia and industry, along […]

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Dr. Henrich: The value of an academic medical center

January 3, 2019
 

Our missions are complementary and embedded in all we do. The unique feature of an academic medical center is that three missions — patient care, research and education — guide and shape its existence.

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