Ramiro Guerra's memories are slipping away. So when the 90-year-old was offered the chance to join a research study of a drug thought to slow down aging, he jumped at the chance.
Concussions happen every day, everywhere, to anyone. But what if the brain could be stimulated to heal itself? Researchers in the School of Medicine have discovered a possible avenue to do just that.
All fourth-year dental students must complete clinical rotations before graduating. Yet there’s one clinic that is met with both dread and anticipation, and offers an experience unlike any other.
After numerous heart procedures, the prognosis turned bleak for Andres Castillo Jr. So doctors pushed the boundaries of science to extend this single father’s life.
Asthma2Art allows children to express what it feels like to live with asthma, a lung disease that affects an estimated 7 million children in the United States.
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David Williams became the first person to have a new radiation treatment implanted in the center of his brain tumor.
Want to live longer? Change your diet and eat more broccoli, Brussels sprouts and cabbage, researchers say.
Strokes affect nearly a million Americans each year, but a drug used for epilepsy could dramatically reduce their debilitating impact.
New program allows them to better coordinate clinical and educational programs, and integrate research into the process.
First FDA-approved microarray testing rapidly diagnoses genetic conditions in babies.
Study shows that diabetic patients—even those with poorly controlled diabetes—can have success with dental implants too.
Researchers use X-ray crystallography to visualize the three-dimensional structure of the bound HIV-1 capsid.
Short-term cognitive behavioral therapy dramatically reduces suicide attempts among at-risk military personnel.
Nobel Laureate Peter Agre, M.D., was the featured speaker at the 2015 Presidential Distinguished Lecture. He shared the 2003 Nobel Prize in Chemistry.
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The Health Science Center is working to establish a comprehensive Alzheimer’s and neurodegenerative disease institute, spurred by recent gifts to the university.
Martin Paukert, M.D., is the principal investigator of a grant to study brain activity that may take place long before Alzheimer’s disease symptoms are observed.
The Mays Family Foundation Distinguished University Presidential Chair is for the director of the CTRC.
More students will be entering the School of Nursing, thanks to a $700,000 grant from Methodist Healthcare Ministries of South Texas, Inc.
Rajam Ramamurthy, M.D., may have been born and raised in India, but she’s grown fond of a particular American idiom.
High school students can participate in a biomedical research program, thanks to a $675,000 grant from The Max and Minnie Tomerlin Voelcker Fund.