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Bettering the lives of others with a smile

July 2, 2018
 

Michael Contreras has a word of advice for anyone who’ll listen: “A smile a day keeps the frowns away.” Read the full story here

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In memoriam: Robert B. Price

July 2, 2018
 

Robert B. Price, B.B.A, M.B.A., executive vice president for administration and business affairs at UT Health San Antonio for more than 30 years, died June 28 in San Antonio.

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Nominations sought for School of Nursing’s Visionary Leader Award

June 29, 2018
 

Nominees may be living or deceased and need not be alumni of UT Health San Antonio.

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Dr. Cigarroa elected chairman of Ford Foundation board

June 28, 2018
 

The foundation, based in New York, is an independent, nonprofit grant-making organization.

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Newsweek: Can CRISPR edit out autism? These scientists think so

June 28, 2018
 

Scientists at UT Health Science Center San Antonio have figured how to use a form of the powerful gene-editing tool CRISPR to erase genetic traits normally associated with autism.

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Fragile X study

Gene editing suppresses autism symptoms in mice

June 26, 2018
 

The team is believed to be the first to successfully edit a causal gene for autism in the brain and diminish symptoms.

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