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Warriors for health

Warriors for health

On battlefields around the world, they faced their own mortality multiple times a day as explosions erupted around them. Today their mission is of a different kind.

Out of the dark

Out of the dark

One in five children has a mental illness, yet often they go untreated as communities and families battle the stigma.

And then there was light

And then there was light

Though common, near-death experiences are often discounted by health care professionals. One assistant professor is working to change that.

Just kick it

Just kick it

A PTSD researcher works to convince patients to substitute exercise for narcotics.

A second calling

A second calling

The same desire to serve as a U.S. Army Special Forces medic pulled Roland Paquette ’12, back into health care as a physician assistant.

Uniting for a common purpose

Uniting for a common purpose

The university and military join forces to better the lives of servicemen and servicewomen around the country.

University in Motion

Healing in flight

Healing in flight

The Army has turned to the School of Medicine and its expertise in emergency care to get wounded soldiers the fastest medical care possible.

Do hold your breath

Do hold your breath

A woman’s risk of long-term cardiac side effects from radiation therapy could be reduced through a new form of surface imaging.

Only part of the story

Only part of the story

BRCA1 is known to suppress cancer by repairing breaks in DNA, but a new study shows it also serves another important function.

Hope for the sickest patients

Hope for the sickest patients

University joins consortium to offer children the newest cancer therapies not yet available elsewhere.

No cracking under pressure

No cracking under pressure

New, stronger ceramic dental implant options are available that rival the strength of titanium.

Fighting back

Fighting back

The nation’s top cancer institutes unite to call for all children and young adults to be vaccinated against HPV.

When a skeleton fails

When a skeleton fails

A key finding in Alzheimer’s disease research offers clues to possible prevention.

A pox on poxviruses

A pox on poxviruses

Virologists discover how poxviruses defeat the body’s immune defenses, and the implications may extend to new cancer therapies.

More than a facelift

More than a facelift

The university is set to undergo $95 million in renovations in the next three years.

Breaking new ground

Breaking new ground

The Health Science Center’s newest building features opportunities for real-time observation of procedures and a discussion-based learning atmosphere.

Delving deep

Delving deep

Using a video game controller, gross anatomy students can virtually peel back the layers of the human body.

Viva Fiesta!

Viva Fiesta!

Patients and health care providers were honored during the Texas Cavaliers River Parade.

Making Lives Better

Teaching. Discovering. Healing.

Building a strong foundation

Building a strong foundation

Momentum continues to grow for the Biggs Institute for Alzheimer and Neurodegenerative Diseases.

Beyond words

Beyond words

Philanthropists Joe R. and Teresa Lozano Long have supported student scholarships for more than two decades, changing countless lives.

A gift of hope

A gift of hope

A $1 million gift from Ed and Linda Whitacre will support a pilot cancer therapeutic clinical trials program.

Perfect partners

Perfect partners

Professor and president team up to fund cardiovascular disease endowment.