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As the leading research university in South Texas, UT Health San Antonio has been awarded $10.9 million in CPRIT funding to advance the fight against cancer as it recruits new scientists to join its world-class faculty.Discovering new cancer treatments
“At UT Health San Antonio School of Nursing, we are doing everything it takes to develop diverse nurse leaders to improve health and health care through education, research, practice and community engagement," said School of Nursing Dean Eileen T. Breslin, PhD, RN, FAAN.
The UT Health San Antonio Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery has earned a distinguished three-star rating from the Society of Thoracic Surgeons for its patient care and lung and esophageal cancer resection outcomes. The three-star rating denotes the highest category of quality and places the department among the elite for general thoracic surgery.
In a breakthrough discovery, scientists at UT Health San Antonio reported that inhibiting a liver enzyme in obese mice decreased the rodents’ appetite, increased energy expenditure in fat tissues and resulted in weight loss.
The program’s mission is to prepare outstanding physician assistants from Laredo and the surrounding area to alleviate the shortage of health care providers and to serve the citizens of Laredo and Webb County.
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Twenty-Four Seven: A podcast about caregiving
The Texas Public Radio podcast, “Twenty-Four Seven: A Podcast About Caregiving,” presents personal stories and advice about caring for a loved one experiencing dementia. Listen to stories from Patti Davis, who cared for her father, former president Ronald Reagan, when he was diagnosed with Alzheimer's after leaving office, and from Rev. Cynthia Huling Hummel, diagnosed at age 49, who shares her insights into the care she hopes to receive and her guidance for others with Alzheimer's Disease. The podcast is proudly sponsored by The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio and its Biggs Alzheimer’s Institute.