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Why do BRCA1 mutations cause predominantly breast and ovarian cancer?

Author: GSBS | Category: Faculty Spotlight

Researchers report a new, previously unrecognized function of the BRCA1 gene that explains why BRCA1 gene mutation carriers are at increased risk of breast and ovarian cancer.

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Drug for concussion, stroke found by UT scientist moves closer to human trials

Author: GSBS | Category: In The News

​Dr. James Lechleiter was featured in the San Antonio Express News for his work with a drug that could help patients with stroke or concussions.

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Zebrafish model explains how recurring cancer may resist treatment

Author: Rosanne Fohn | Category: Faculty Spotlight

Myron Ignatius, Ph.D., at UT Health’s Greehey Children’s Cancer Research Institute, is using zebrafish to study a rare muscle cancer in children, rhabdomyosarcoma.

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​Mind the Gap: Dr. Bruce J. Nicholson

Author: MaryAnn Hobbs | Category: Faculty Spotlight

Dr. Bruce Nicholson studies gap junctions, which are channels on the plasma membrane that allow cells to communicate with each other, by mediating the passage of ions and small molecules directly from cell to cell.


Dr. Ralph Defronzo Interviewed at the American Diabetes Association 77th Scientific Session

Author: GSBS | Category: Faculty Spotlight

Steve Freed with Diabetes in Control interviews Dr. Ralph Defronzo.