News Releases


October 3, 2017
 

Anti-cancer drugs called mTOR inhibitors slow the growth of cancer cells but show limited ability to cause cancer cell death. New studies explain why. Masahiro Morita, Ph.D., assistant professor of molecular medicine in the Joe R. & Teresa Lozano Long School of Medicine at UT Health San Antonio, contributed to the research. He is a […]

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Opioids
October 2, 2017
 

WHAT:  Drug Dealer, MD: How Doctors Were Duped, Patients Got Hooked, and Why It’s So Hard to Stop   WHEN:  5:30 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct 5   WHERE: UT Health San Antonio Pestana Lecture Hall, 7703 Floyd Curl Drive, San Antonio, Texas 78229   WHO: Anna Lembke, M.D.   NOTE: Free and open to […]

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Brain
October 2, 2017
 

Time-release formulation designed for children with severe ADHD symptoms upon awakening SAN ANTONIO (Oct. 2, 2017) ― UT Health San Antonio psychiatrist Steven Pliszka, M.D., is lead author on a study that shows a new formulation of an established medication for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) significantly improves severe morning symptoms. Dr. Pliszka is the Dielmann Distinguished […]

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Erase Cancer
September 28, 2017
 

Researchers from the Greehey Children’s Cancer Research Institute at UT Health San Antonio are co-authors on a paper published Sept. 26 in Science Signaling, a high-impact journal that is part of the Science family of journals. RAS mutations are implicated in several cancers, including lung, colorectal and pancreatic ductal carcinoma. The three RAS genes are […]

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September 22, 2017
 

Thanks to a $200,000 donation from singer Paul Simon, co-founder of the Children’s Health Fund (CHF) and his wife, singer Edie Brickell, the School of Nursing at UT Health San Antonio is providing vital health care services to Texas Gulf Coast residents affected by Hurricane Harvey. The CHF is a non-profit organization that provides health […]

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September 20, 2017
 

Proceeds to establish Gorder Endowment in Heart Disease Research Evie Winkler was 1 week old when she underwent her first open-heart surgery. Before birth, Evie was diagnosed with only one ventricle in her heart, and her parents, Jennie and Zack Winkler of Midland, weighed the alternatives. After visiting multiple locations for care and speaking to […]

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