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Pancreatic cancer research method

Injecting gene cocktail into mouse pancreas leads to humanlike tumors

April 4, 2018
 

Novel technology developed at UT Health San Antonio gives rise to mouse pancreatic tumors that have the same traits as human pancreatic cancer. A U.S. patent is pending on the invention. The groundbreaking technology, reported in February in the journal Carcinogenesis (Oxford University Press), could revolutionize studies of pancreatic cancer initiation and progression, and spur […]

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San Antonio Substance Use Symposium

UT Health San Antonio to host San Antonio Substance Use Symposium April 20-21

April 2, 2018
 

SAN ANTONIO (April 2, 2018) ― UT Health San Antonio will host the San Antonio Substance Use Symposium on April 20 and 21. The free event will bring together leaders from the city of San Antonio, Bexar County, academic health and local health care systems, community-based organizations, health care providers and the public. “The purpose […]

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Scientists find link between congenital cardiac malformation and adult adrenal cancer

March 28, 2018
 

Alteration is in main gene that causes the body to respond to low oxygen An international team led by Dr. Patricia Dahia, M.D., Ph.D., of UT Health San Antonio, discovered a genetic mutation that explains why adults with severe congenital heart defects — who live with low oxygen in their blood — are at dramatically […]

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Bryant Lecture to feature Harvard social scientist

March 28, 2018
 

David R. Williams, Ph.D., M.P.H. This year’s annual Frank Bryant Jr., M.D., Memorial Lecture in Medical Ethics will feature nationally recognized social scientist and Harvard professor David R. Williams, Ph.D., M.P.H. The lecture, free and open to the public, will be held at noon Tuesday, April 3, in the Holly Auditorium at UT Health San […]

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Making America Healthier for All: What Each of Us Can Do

March 27, 2018
 

Public event Annual Frank Bryant Lecture is free and open to public April 3 WHAT:           The Frank Bryant Jr., MD, Memorial Lecture in Medical Ethics at UT Health San Antonio. The topic is “Making America Healthier for All: What Each of Us Can Do.” WHEN:           Noon Tuesday, April 3 WHERE:         Holly Auditorium, UT Health San […]

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Jeremy Viles named to new dual role at UT Health San Antonio

March 19, 2018
 

SAN ANTONIO (March 19, 2018) ―  Jeremy Viles, D.N.P., M.B.A., RN, NE-BC, has been hired in a new dual role at UT Health San Antonio. He will serve as the inaugural chief nursing officer for the Mays Cancer Center, the newly named center of UT Health San Antonio MD Anderson Cancer Center, and as assistant […]

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