News Releases

UT Health San Antonio™, UTHealth® gain $6 million to refine cancer-fighting antibody

December 21, 2017
 

Scientists at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio (UT Health San Antonio) and The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth®) are receiving $6 million in grants from the U.S. Department of Defense to expand studies of a therapeutic antibody.

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UT Health Cancer Center co-sponsor of international breast cancer symposium Dec. 5-9

December 13, 2017
 

SAN ANTONIO (Nov. 30, 2017) ― More than 7,000 oncologists, cancer researchers and patient advocates will converge on San Antonio Dec. 5-9 for the 40th annual San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium. The symposium is one of the largest breast cancer meetings in the world, with approximately half of attendees coming from more than 90 countries […]

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UT Health San Antonio receives $6.4 million to study hepatitis C in HIV patients

December 13, 2017
 

SAN ANTONIO (Dec. 12, 2017) ― Waridibo Allison, M.D., Ph.D., assistant professor of infectious disease at UT Health San Antonio, has been awarded a three-year, $6.4 million grant to study hepatitis C in people living with HIV. The grant is from the Health Resources and Services Administration, an agency of the U.S. Department of Health […]

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Can metformin prevent frailty in prediabetic adults?

December 5, 2017
 

Could a diabetes drug, metformin, prevent older adults from becoming frail? The National Institute on Aging awarded $2 million to UT Health San Antonio and its Sam & Ann Barshop Institute for Longevity & Aging Studies to find out. Frailty is a clinical syndrome marked by slow walking speed, weak grip, poor balance, exhaustion and […]

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Stop the Bleed can save lives; training available

December 4, 2017
 

UT Health San Antonio trauma faculty members are engaging the community to educate as many people as possible on the basics of applying a tourniquet to stop extremity bleeding.

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Metabolites altered in chronic kidney disease

November 22, 2017
 

Patients’ samples reveal abnormality in cells’ energy centers Chronic kidney disease (CKD) affects 1 in 7 people in the United States, according to the U.S. National Institute of Diabetes & Digestive & Kidney Diseases (NIDDK). These individuals have a very high risk of cardiovascular disease, and some will also progress to kidney failure requiring dialysis […]

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