Research Articles

Three Cancer Researchers Discuss What Motivates Their Work

The ongoing fight against cancer is first and foremost about providing the best treatment to patients so they can have a long and healthy life. At Our Lady of the Lake Health and through Our Lady of the Lake Cancer Institute, a big part of that fight is through...

The Benefits of Getting Your Care from a Research-focused Hospital

Research is often thought of as something done in a lab — examining bacteria under microscopes or testing on animals. But research makes its biggest impact in a medical setting, where it improves patient lives through things as simple as surveying a patient, drawing...

What to Know About Clinical Trials

Maybe you’ve been talking to your doctor about clinical trials to treat a particular condition, researching clinical trials for a loved one or just generally curious about how they work. Use this guide to help clear up some questions you might have.  What is a...

A Matter of the Heart: Connecting Community Outreach and Clinical Research

As Our Lady of the Lake’s medical director of research, Dr. Hollis “Bud” O’Neal’s responsibilities include developing and improving access to experimental therapies while also providing opportunities for medical students and residents to learn how to effectively...