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Congressional Childhood Cancer Caucus: Caucus Applauds NCI for Naming Pediatric Oncologist to Council of Research Advocates

September 30, 2014

National Cancer Institute Names UTHSCSA Pediatric Hematologist-Oncologist to Council of Research Advocates The National Cancer Institute (NCI) recently nominated a new member to its NCI Council of Research Advocates, Greg Aune, a pediatric hematologist …


San Antonio Report: Greehey Institute Receives $3.7 Million Cancer Grant

September 26, 2014

A cancer diagnosis is difficult news for anyone, and it can be particularly frightening and heart-wrenching for a family with a cancer-stricken child living in a lower-income area without access to adequate health care. The National Cancer Institute ha …


TPR: $3.7 Million Grant Will Help UTHSCSA Study Children’s Cancer

September 24, 2014

Children’s cancer research in San Antonio is getting a boost from the National Cancer Institute. A new infusion of $3.7 million is dedicated to helping an underserved population in South Texas. South Central Texas is designated is one of 12 sites in th …


UT Health SA Newsroom: Health Science Center pediatric oncologist appointed to national advocacy board

September 22, 2014

The National Cancer Institute has appointed a University of Texas Health Science Center pediatric hematologist-oncologist to its NCI Council of Research Advocates. On Friday, the White House held a closed briefing on pediatric cancer for childhood canc …


New England Journal of Medicine: AR-V7 and Resistance to Enzalutamide and Abiraterone in Prostate Cancer

September 11, 2014

Emmanuel S. Antonarakis, MD, Changxue Lu, PhD, Hao Wang, PhD, Brandon Luber, Sc.M., Mary Nakazawa, M.H.S., Jeffrey C. Roeser, B.S., Yan Chen, PhD, Tabrez A. Mohammad, PhD, Yidong Chen, PhD, Helen L. Fedor, B.S., Tamara L. Lotan, MD, Qizhi Zheng, MD, An …


Mechanisms of Ageing and Development: Short-term rapamycin treatment in mice has few effects on the transcriptome of white adipose tissue compared to dietary restriction

September 1, 2014

Wilson C.Foka CarolinaLivibc AlexBokovcd ZhenYue YidongChendfg ArlanRichardsonah Viviana I.Pérezhi Abstract Rapamycin, a drug that has been shown to increase lifespan in mice, inhibits the target of rapamycin (TOR) pathway, a major pathway that regulat …


PLoS One: Genome-Wide Association Analysis of Radiation Resistance in Drosophila melanogaster

August 14, 2014

Mahesh Vaisnav, Chao Xing, Hung-Chih Ku, Daniel Hwang, Strahinja Stojadinovic, Alexander Pertsemlidis, John M. Abrams  Abstract Background Ionizing radiation is genotoxic to cells. Healthy tissue toxicity in patients and radiation resistance in tumors …


St. Baldrick’s: UT Health Science Center Pediatric Cancer Researcher Receives Grant in Groundbreaking Work for Childhood Cancer Survivors

August 13, 2014

UT Health Science Center Pediatric Cancer Researcher Receives Grant in Groundbreaking Work for Childhood Cancer Survivors A pediatric hematologist-oncologist from the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio has been awarded a grant fro …


Oncogene: Androgen receptor and microRNA-21 axis downregulates transforming growth factor beta receptor II (TGFBR2) expression in prostate cancer

July 31, 2014

S Mishra 1, J J Deng 1, P S Gowda 1, M K Rao 1, C-L Lin 2, C L Chen 2, T Huang 3, L-Z Sun 4 Abstract Prostate cancer cells escape growth inhibition from transforming growth factor β (TGFβ) by downregulating TGFβ receptors. However, the mechanism by whi …


Hepatology: Astrocyte elevated gene‐1 and c‐Myc cooperate to promote hepatocarcinogenesis in mice

July 28, 2014

Jyoti Srivastava Ayesha Siddiq Rachel Gredler Xue‐Ning Shen Devaraja Rajasekaran  Chadia L. Robertson  Mark A. Subler  Jolene J. Windle  Catherine I. Dumur  Nitai D. Mukhopadhyay  Dawn Garcia  Zhao Lai  Yidong Chen  Uthra Balaji  Paul B. Fisher  Devana …


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