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The mRNA Metabolism in Human Disease: The diverse roles of RNA-binding proteins in glioma development

July 25, 2019

Mitzli X. Velasco, Adam Kosti, Luiz O. F. Penalva, Greco Hernández Abstract Post-transcriptional regulation of gene expression is fundamental for all forms of life, as it critically contributes to the composition and quantity of a cell’s proteome. Thes …


UT Health SA Newsroom: Surprising finding using zebrafish model explains how recurring cancer may resist treatment

July 21, 2019

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. To do this, the lab of Myron Ignatius, Ph.D., at UT Health’s Greehey Children’s Ca …


Hepatology Communications: Posttranscriptional Inhibition of Protein Tyrosine Phosphatase Nonreceptor Type 23 by Staphylococcal Nuclease and Tudor Domain Containing 1: Implications for Hepatocellular Carcinoma

July 15, 2019

Nidhi Jariwala, Rachel G. Mendoza, Dawn Garcia, Zhao Lai, Mark A. Subler, Jolene J. Windle, Nitai D. Mukhopadhyay, Paul B. Fisher, Yidong Chen, Devanand Sarkar Abstract Oncoprotein staphylococcal nuclease and tudor domain containing 1 (SND1) regulates …


Dr. Zhao Lai $600,000 NIH Shared Instrument grant

June 25, 2019

In March 2016, Dr. Zhao Lai was awarded $600,000 NIH Shared Instrument grant (S10 grant 1S10OD021805-01) to purchase Illumina HiSeq 3000 to upgrade the sequencing platform in GSF. Illumina HiSeq 3000/4000(3000 carries one flow cell vs HiSeq 4000 with t …


Pediatric Blood & Cancer: Insights into pediatric rhabdomyosarcoma research: Challenges and goals

June 21, 2019

Marielle E Yohe 1, Christine M Heske 1, Elizabeth Stewart 2, Peter C Adamson 3, Nabil Ahmed 4, Cristina R Antonescu 5, Eleanor Chen 6, Natalie Collins 7, Alan Ehrlich 8, Rene L Galindo 9, Berkley E Gryder 1, Heidi Hahn 10, Sharon Hammond 11, Mark E Hat …


Dr Siyuan Zheng discusses how the Greehey Institute is continuing to advance the care of children affected by cancer through innovative and translational research. (Gupta Mention)

June 18, 2019

The past decade has witnessed a revolution in cancer research, largely driven by advances in high-throughput sequencing, functional genomics, and computational technologies. The affordability and technological maturity of high-throughput data generatio …


Innovation News Network: Innovative genomics and bioinformatics research at the Greehey Institute (Multiple Investigators)

June 18, 2019

The past decade has witnessed a revolution in cancer research, largely driven by advances in high-throughput sequencing, functional genomics, and computational technologies. The affordability and technological maturity of high-throughput data generatio …


UT Health SA Newsroom: Voelcker Fund awards $900,000 for young faculty research

June 18, 2019

William L. Henrich, M.D., MACP, president of UT Health San Antonio, announced that the Max and Minnie Tomerlin Voelcker Fund is giving $900,000 to the university to support two research projects and one pilot research project, all conducted by rising y …


Comprehensive Physiology Doxorubicin‐Induced Cardiomyopathy in Children

June 12, 2019

Trevi R. Mancilla, Brian Iskra, Gregory J. Aune ABSTRACT Doxorubicin‐induced cardiotoxicity in childhood cancer survivors is a growing problem. The population of patients at risk for cardiovascular disease is steadily increasing, as five‐year survival …


UT Health SA Newsroom: Pediatric oncologist: Cure the patient, yes, but cure without damage (Aune)

June 6, 2019

Published On: June 6, 2019 Shared by Joe Feist Pediatric oncologist and researcher Gregory Aune, M.D., Ph.D., tells the story of his favorite patient, a teenage boy some 30 years ago who was diagnosed with Hodgkin’s lymphoma. The patient survived but h …