Cancer

University President William L. Henrich, M.D., MACP, and Ruben A. Mesa, M.D.,

New cancer center director welcomed

September 14, 2017
 

A reception honoring new UT Health Cancer Center Director Ruben A. Mesa, M.D., was held Sept. 14. Dr. Mesa began his post in August. The event was hosted by President William L. Henrich, M.D., MACP; Ron Rodriguez, M.D., Ph.D., interim dean of the Joe R. & Teresa Lozano Long School of Medicine; and Department of […]

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Rui Sousa, Ph.D., UT Health San Antonio

UT Health team finds way to measure key cell regulator’s activity

September 5, 2017
 

UT Health San Antonio researchers and co-authors in New York state on Monday (Sept. 4) reported an innovative approach that will enable scientists to study the most common regulator of our bodies’ cells, a molecule called guanosine-5′-triphosphate (GTP). Nature Methods, the world’s most prestigious journal for reporting novel biomedical technologies, published the team’s findings. The […]

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H-E-B joins UT institutions to raise money for cancer patients

August 23, 2017
 

H-E-B is launching a fundraising campaign with The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center to help create a future free from cancer.

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Erase Cancer

CPRIT awards millions to UT Health San Antonio

August 18, 2017
 

Cancer prevention programs and initiatives to recruit faculty to UT Health San Antonio got a $3.5 million boost from the Cancer Prevention & Research Institute of Texas (CPRIT). The awards, announced Aug. 16, bring total funding to UT Health San Antonio by CPRIT to about $74.6 million since the program began in 2008. The UT Health Cancer […]

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Express-News: Weight loss, exercise important for breast cancer patients under 60

August 15, 2017
 

It was spring 2015 when Janie Barrera first noticed the small lump in her breast. Read the full story at the Express-News

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New agent blocks growth of recurring breast cancer tumors

August 9, 2017
 

Ratna Vadlamudi, Ph.D., is principal investigator of a study describing the findings.

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