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This illustration shows the crystal structure of the SOD5 protein from <em>Candida albicans</em>. It is superimposed on an image of the actual organism. <em>C. albicans</em> is the most common fungal pathogen to infect humans. <em>Photo courtesy of P. John Hart, Ph.D.</em>

P. John Hart, Ph.D., explained that knowing the structure of the SOD5 protein will help scientists understand its action, which is required for the <em>Candida albicans</em> yeast to survive in its human host. SOD5 represents a new target for the development of antifungal agents. 

Eloise Caggiano (left), Avon Walk for Breast Cancer program director, presents an oversized check for $100,000 to Sandra Costilla (right), a patient navigator at the Institute for Health Promotion Research.
Ralph DeFronzo, M.D, is principal investigator of the San Antonio study site for the GRADE Study, which will compare the effectiveness of four approved diabetes medications in combination with metformin, the most common first-line medication for treating Type 2 diabetes.Fred Poordad, M.D., is lead author of the study that shows the new oral medication for hepatitis C has cured and is more easily tolerated by 90 percent of patients than the previous treatment.Eric Lawitz, M.D., a clinical professor of medicine (pictured), offered retired San Antonio anesthesiologist Sergio Buentello, M.D., the opportunity to receive the new hepatitis C treatment. The patient is now cured.
Kent Thornburg, Ph.D., professor of medicine at the Knight Cardiovascular Institute of Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU)Francisco González-Scarano, M.D., discussed his specialty of neurology with students from Health Careers High School.William L. Henrich, M.D., MACP, told students about a Texas doctor’s discovery regarding stem cell transplants that has helped improve leukemia treatment for thousands of patients.

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