Researchers need baby teeth for autism study

April 15, 2016

A research team from the School of Medicine at the UT Health Science Center San Antonio is asking families to donate their children’s baby teeth to the Autism Tooth Fairy Study.

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CTRC Clinical Trials: Brain Tumors

March 21, 2016

On March 9, Texas Public Radio and the Health Science Center’s Cancer Therapy & Research Center presented Clinical Trials at the CTRC as part of TPR’s Think Health Science series. The speaker was Andrew Brenner, M.D., Ph.D.

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CTRC scientists report new insights about BRCA1 gene

March 4, 2016

Scientists from the Cancer Therapy & Research Center (CTRC) in San Antonio on March 4 published work that provides deeper insight into how the Angelina Jolie gene, BRCA1, functions in normal breast tissue and how its loss results in breast cancer.

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HSC software helps confirm virus discovery

March 1, 2016

How do some viruses—comparable to HIV—insert their genetic information into cells and permanently infect them? In a paper published in Nature in February, scientists showed the structure of a protein complex that enables this to occur.




Donors sustain Alzheimer’s institute momentum

February 23, 2016

With several million dollars in new gifts, momentum continues to grow for the Biggs Institute for Alzheimer and Neurodegenerative Diseases launched in September by the Health Science Center.

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