Research

Dr. Peter Fox, UT Health San Antonio, with Liz Tullis, parent and MRI research coauthor

‘My kid is in there,’ MRI studies of locked-in syndrome show

August 1, 2017
 

Structural and functional MRI in children resuscitated after drowning pinpoints the site of anoxic brain injury to regions controlling movement, while providing strong evidence that networks controlling perception and cognition remain largely intact.

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Dr. Peter Fox, UT Health San Antonio, with Liz Tullis, parent and MRI research coauthor

‘My kid is in there,’ MRIs of locked-in children confirm

July 31, 2017
 

Structural and functional MRI in children resuscitated after drowning pinpoints the site of anoxic brain injury to regions controlling movement, while providing strong evidence that networks controlling perception and cognition remain largely intact.

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Pepper Center RL5 Scholar applications open

July 27, 2017
 

The San Antonio Older Americans Independence Center (SA OAIC) at UT Health is soliciting RL5 Scholar applications.

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Zebrafish model explains how recurring cancer may resist treatment

July 21, 2017
 

UT Health San Antonio researchers are learning how stem cell biology causes 30 percent of children who have a rare muscle cancer to relapse and not respond to treatment.

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Rong Li, Ph.D., UT Health San Antonio, studies BRCA1 gene mutations and breast cancer.

BRCA1 discovery has implications for breast and ovarian cancer research

July 18, 2017
 

Rong Li, Ph.D., and colleagues at UT Health San Antonio have discovered a new, previously unrecognized function of the BRCA1 gene.

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Insomnia

Study shows insomnia in military can be treated without medications

June 15, 2017
 

A new study published online in the journal Sleep found that cognitive-behavioral therapy for insomnia , a form of talk therapy, was highly effective with an active duty population.

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