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Zebra fish help UT Health researcher find treatments for childhood cancers

August 22, 2019

Kennedie and Zebrafish Fight Cancer Together – In-Depth Expert Interview

August 22, 2019

Dr. Libich

St. Baldrick’s Foundation awards $306,000 for Ewing sarcoma studies

The St. Baldrick’s Foundation has awarded $306,000 to David Libich, Ph.D., of UT Health San Antonio to further his studies of the childhood cancer Ewing sarcoma. Dr. Libich, who has a background in structural biology, is an investigator with the univer …

Paws for Cure: Courageous Warriors: Cancer Patients’ Perspectives

August 18, 2019

Paws for a Cure Research Symposium Over 200 Pediatric oncologists, veterinary oncologists, translational research scientists join together to share leading-edge approaches to accelerate the development of new and better medicines for the treatment of c …

SHOCK: Moderate Traumatic Brain Injury Alters the Gastrointestinal Microbiome in a Time-Dependent Manner

August 1, 2019

Nicholson, Susannah E.∗; Watts, Lora T.†; Burmeister, David M.‡; Merrill, Daniel∗; Scroggins, Shannon∗; Zou, Yi§; Lai, Zhao§; Grandhi, Ramesh∗; Lewis, Aaron M.∗; Newton, Larry M.∗; Eastridge, Brian J.∗; Schwacha, Martin G.∗,‡ Abstract The microbiome is …

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 …

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