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Frigo Awarded $792K Grant to Support Prostate Cancer Research
Research focused on understanding role of autophagy in late-stage prostate cancer.
September 6, 2016

Zhang Awarded $3.5 Million in NIH Grants to Develop Cancer Therapy
Due to begin Phase I clinical trials in 1-2 years.
April 26, 2016

Cancer-causing Gene Triggered by Alcohol May Increase Breast Cancer Risk
UH cancer biologist and team discover important link not identified in other studies.
March 14, 2016

Umetani Wins Bronze in the BeHEARD 2015 Science Challenge
Competition brings latest technologies to rare disease researchers.
October 27, 2015

New Prostate Cancer Treatments Could Target Metabolism
UH researchers testing viable drug targets thanks to more than $2M in NIH funding.
September 29, 2015

Promising Target for New Drugs Found in Pancreatic Cancer Cells
UH researchers aiming to defeat one of deadliest cancers by targeting liver X receptors.
August 24, 2015

UH Researchers Find Link Between Flame Retardants and Obesity
Zebrafish 'became chubby' and had higher BMI upon being exposed to compounds.
March 4, 2015

Center Researchers Target Alternative Sugar Metabolism to Treat Prostate Cancer
University of Houston researchers are continuing to increase our understanding of how androgens and androgen receptor signaling affect cellular metabolism and prostate cancer progression by targeting an aspect of metabolism called the pentose phosphate pathway.
August 8, 2014

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