Research

Tyler Curiel, M.D., M.P.H.

National Cancer Institute awards Curiel lab $3.3M

June 13, 2017
 

Tyler J. Curiel, M.D., M.P.H., of the Joe R. and Teresa Lozano Long School of Medicine at UT Health San Antonio, has been awarded a five-year, $3.3 million Provocative Questions grant by the National Cancer Institute. Dr. Curiel and his colleagues seek to optimize the effectiveness of immune-checkpoint drugs in treating melanoma and other cancers.

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Study: Younger women with breast cancer should lose weight

May 22, 2017
 

Researchers determined that women younger than age 60 diagnosed with breast cancer who have a genetic risk factor for obesity have a higher risk for gaining weight and therefore should begin a weight-loss program to increase their chance for survival.

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The Texas Tribune: The Q&A: Tyler Curiel

April 12, 2017
 

Dr. Tyler Curiel is a professor in the Department of Medicine and Department of Microbiology, Immunology and Molecular Genetics at the Joe R. & Teresa Lozano Long School of Medicine at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio. Read the full story at The Texas Tribune

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John Rugh, Ph.D., receives national dental honor

December 7, 2016
 

John Rugh, Ph.D., from the School of Dentistry at the UT Health Science Center San Antonio, recently received the Evidence-Based Dentistry Faculty Award for accomplished faculty members. It is a joint award from the American Dental Association and the American Association of Dental Research.

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UT Health Science Center San Antonio co-sponsors international breast cancer symposium Dec. 6-10

December 5, 2016
 

More than 7,000 oncologists, cancer researchers and patient advocates will converge on San Antonio Dec. 6-10 for the 39th San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium (SABCS) in the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center. Among them will be researchers and oncologists from the Cancer Therapy & Research Center of the UT Health Science Center San Antonio, which founded the conference in 1978.

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$2.3 million grant to help diagnose Alzheimer’s, other diseases

November 29, 2016
 

The John L. Santikos Charitable Foundation, a fund of the San Antonio Area Foundation, on Nov. 1 announced a three-year, $2.3 million grant to UT Health San Antonio for high-powered radiological equipment to diagnose Alzheimer’s disease and other age-related conditions.

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