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September is Women in Medicine Month

September 19, 2019

  As part of the American Medical Association (AMA) “Women in Medicine Month”, we at the Greehey Children’s Cancer Research Institute – UT Health San Antonio would like to take a moment and celebrate the female faculty who have dedicated their car …


KENS5: UT Health gets a $306,000 grant to study Ewing sarcoma

September 16, 2019

SAN ANTONIO — September is Childhood Cancer Awareness Month. One of those cancers, Ewing sarcoma, is the second most common type of bone cancer in children with only 200 diagnosed each year in the U.S. Thanks to a $306,000 grant from The St. Baldrick’s …


Raushan Kurmasheva, Ph.D. to Receive Children’s Cancer Research Fund’s “Emerging Scientist Award.”

September 13, 2019

“Dr. Kurmasheva and her team have received the Emerging Scientist Award by CCRF to uncover the mechanism(s) of the interaction of the two major DNA repair pathways, and discover modulators of their interface with the goal of developing a novel therapy …


PLOS Biology: Activation of the intrinsic fibroinflammatory program in adult pancreatic acinar cells triggered by Hippo signaling disruption

September 12, 2019

Jun Liu , Ming Gao , Michael Nipper, Janice Deng, Francis E. Sharkey, Randy L. Johnson, Howard C. Crawford, Yidong Chen, Pei Wang  Abstract Damaged acinar cells play a passive role in activating pancreatic stellate cells (PSCs) via the recruitment of i …


KSAT12: Tiny fish in San Antonio lab may hold cure for rare cancer (video)

September 11, 2019

Tiny, see-through fish might be the key to treating children with the rare muscle cancer, rhabdomyosarcoma. Local 13-year-old Kennedie Bailey, who just beat that cancer, saw the little zebrafish that may lead to a new treatment for other kids and preve …


UT Health San Antonio scientist continues study of children’s cancer using new grant to predict drug responses from genomic data (Chen Lab)

September 6, 2019


San Antonio Express-News: Texas’ cancer-fighting agency invests millions in San Antonio research

August 30, 2019

The Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas, a state agency that has so far awarded $2.4 billion to various research institutions and organizations, is sending financial support to several San Antonio researchers.


UT Health SA Newsroom: UT Health scientist continues study of children’s cancer using new grant to predict drug responses from genomic data

August 28, 2019

Published On: August 28, 2019 Shared by Rosanne Fohn UT Health San Antonio received more than $1 million from the Cancer Prevention Research Institute of Texas in its summer round of funding, announced Aug. 22. The largest award, $892,157, went to Yido …


UT Health SA Newsroom: UT Health San Antonio receives CPRIT funding

August 27, 2019

UT Health San Antonio received more than $1 million from the Cancer Prevention Research Institute of Texas in its summer round of funding, announced Aug. 22. The largest award, $892,157, went to Yidong Chen, Ph.D., a professor of population health scie …


UT Health San Antonio receives CPRIT funding

August 27, 2019

SAN ANTONIO (Aug. 27, 2019)   ̶   UT Health San Antonio received more than $1 million from the Cancer Prevention Research Institute of Texas in its summer round of funding, announced Aug. 22. The largest award, $892,157, went to Yidong Chen, Ph.D., a p …