Long School of Medicine

Bess Frost, Ph.D.

Dr. Frost receives New Investigator Award in Alzheimer’s Disease

October 14, 2016

Bess Frost, Ph.D., assistant professor of cell systems and anatomy at the Barshop Institute for Longevity and Aging Studies, has been awarded the 2016 New Investigator Award in Alzheimer’s Disease from the American Federation for Aging Research.

The Doctor Is In

The Doctor Is In: Beyond the operating room

October 7, 2016

Dr. Zachary Child is an orthopaedic spine surgeon for the University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio, whose skill set goes beyond the operating room.

Brain, stroke

Discovery may lead to new pain-control strategy

October 7, 2016

While it’s not yet a practical answer for chronic pain, a discovery announced Sept. 29 by researchers at the Health Science Center holds out hope for a novel, safe and effective way to control pain at its source.

Primary Care Week 2016

Primary Care Week 2016

September 30, 2016

A series of free events will mark Primary Care Week 2016 October 3-7.

Ruth Berggren, M.D.

Dr. Berggren receives Mastership from ACP

September 28, 2016

Ruth E. Berggren, M.D., FACP, director of the Center for Medical Humanities & Ethics at the Health Science Center, has been chosen to receive Mastership from the American College of Physicians.

Dallas Morning News: Texas researchers are at the forefront of the breast cancer fight

September 20, 2016

Since President Richard Nixon declared the “War on Cancer” in 1971, the nation has made great strides in understanding and fighting the various forms of the disease. Read the full story at the Dallas Morning News