Scientists discover a cancer homing system

The discovery of an intracellular homing system that guides a cancer-causing protein called K-Ras could help in the fight against some of the world’s deadliest cancers, report scientists at McGovern Medical School.

Internal medicine hosts GI and liver disease symposium

Physicians and healthcare professionals are invited to attend a one-day symposium, “Frontiers in Gastrointestinal and Liver Disease” sponsored by the Department of Internal Medicine at McGovern Medical School, Saturday, Feb. 11.

Two faculty elected fellows of AAAS

Two professors at the McGovern Medical School have been elected fellows of the American Association of for the Advancement of Science (AAAS)

New research could lead to blood test to detect Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease

The detection of prions in the blood of patients with variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease could lead to a noninvasive diagnosis prior to symptoms and a way to identify prion contamination of the donated blood supply, according to researchers at McGovern Medical School.

Grateful NICU parents return the favor

Grateful for the extraordinary care their premature babies received while under the care of neonatal physicians, a group of mothers and fathers express their appreciation in an innovative way.