PR Stories

BioNews Central: Leukemia, lymphoma squarely in sights of new class of drugs

December 6, 2019

UT Health San Antonio researchers, working with collaborators at the University of Florida, have discovered a safe and potent next generation of drugs to fight multiple types of leukemia and lymphoma in adults and children. The journal Nature Medicine reported the findings Dec. 2.


EurekAlert: Leukemia, lymphoma squarely in sights of new class of drugs

December 6, 2019

UT Health San Antonio researchers, working with collaborators at the University of Florida, have discovered a safe and potent next generation of drugs to fight multiple types of leukemia and lymphoma in adults and children. The journal Nature Medicine reported the findings Dec. 2.




MISSION MAGAZINE: Tiny molecule has big effect in childhood brain cancer (Rao Lab)

October 22, 2019

Sometimes small things make the biggest difference. A new study has found that a molecule thousands of times smaller than a gene is able to kill medulloblastoma, the most common childhood brain cancer. This tiny molecule, named MiR-584-5p, is quite efficient in its action. It sensitizes the cancer to chemotherapy and radiation, making it plausible […]



WEBINAR: Childhood Cancer Survivorship, Transitioning to Adulthood (Aune Lab)

September 27, 2019

REPOST from September 25th webinar originally broadcasted, September 25th, 2019 Childhood cancer advocates, families, researchers, and survivors are invited to join us for this Childhood Cancer Awareness Month event. We’ll have a robust discussion about the challenges facing childhood cancer survivors as they transition out of pediatric care and into young adulthood. SPEAKERS: Gregory Aune, […]


KENS5: UT Health working to fight children’s cancer with Hyundai Hope on Wheels grant (Houghton, Aune, Ignatius mention)

September 24, 2019

UT Health working to fight children’s cancer with Hyundai Hope on Wheels grant To help in the fight against pediatric cancer, Hyundai Hope on Wheels presented two grants totaling $500,000 to UT Health San Antonio. SAN ANTONIO — UT Health San Antonio is fighting children’s cancer in a partnership with Hyundai Hope on Wheels. To […]


BioSpace: Hyundai Hope On Wheels Presents UT Health San Antonio With Hyundai Young Investigator And Scholar Hope Grant Totaling A Combined $500,000 To Support Pediatric Cancer Research (Aune & Ignatius Labs)

September 23, 2019

Hyundai Hope On Wheels® (HHOW), a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization supported by Hyundai and its U.S. dealers, announces $500,000 Hyundai Young Investigator and Scholar Hope Grant to UT Health San Antonio to continue its long-standing fight against pediatric cancer. HHOW has committed $13.2 million to support 52 new doctor-researchers in their research for better treatment options and to improve care for children diagnosed […]