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SA Business Journal: UT Health in the hunt for more philanthropic funding

February 17, 2017

The current threat of Texas lawmakers potentially cutting hundreds of millions of dollars in funding for higher education could take a toll on medical schools in the Lone Star State, and such institutions may need to double down on private-sector suppo …



Rivard Report: Health equity: racism’s impact on public health

February 17, 2017

To honor the memory of pioneering Eastside physician Dr. Frank Bryant during Black History Month, UT Health San Antonio will host the 2017 Frank Bryant Jr., M.D., Memorial Lecture in Medical Ethics on Feb. 21 from 12-1 p.m. at the Holly Auditorium. Rea …



The Chronicle of Philanthropy: $25 million donation boosts UT Health medical school

February 17, 2017

Longtime University of Texas donors Joe and Teresa Lozano Long have given $25 million to the UT Health Science Center in San Antonio. Read the full story at The Chronicle of Philanthropy


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Diabetes leader DeFronzo receives $250,000 Hamm Prize

February 16, 2017

Ralph DeFronzo, M.D. Ralph DeFronzo, M.D., professor of medicine and chief of diabetes in the Long School of Medicine at UT Health San Antonio, has been selected to receive the 2017 Harold Hamm International Prize for Biomedical Research in Diabetes, w …


KSAT 12: Emergency codes, ropes training prepare Army flight medics

February 16, 2017

An Army flight paramedic must be prepared to deal with battlefield injuries, natural disasters, severe weather rescues and everyday medical emergencies on base.  Watch the full story at KSAT 12


PR WEB: One-Stop-Shop for Women’s Health

February 16, 2017

One of Austin’s top rated doctors, Christopher Seeker, MD, announced today the opening of a state-of-the-art medical aesthetics practice. Read the full story at PR WEB


Yahoo Finance: Prolacta Bioscience(R) Initiates Clinical Trial

February 16, 2017

Prolacta Bioscience®, the pioneer in human milk-based neonatal nutritional products, announced today that the first patient has been enrolled in a clinical study to evaluate the effect of a specially fortified exclusive human milk diet (EHMD)1 to impro …


Diabetes in Control: Effectiveness of A GLP-1 Receptor Agonist Plus A TZD for Type 2 Diabetes

February 16, 2017

The study was done to examine the efficacy and safety of combination therapy with the GLP-1 receptor agonist exenatide plus the TZD pioglitazone versus basal-bolus insulin in poorly controlled type 2 diabetic patients with very high HbA1c (HbA1c>10% …


Express-News: McGill led research into heart disease

February 16, 2017

Henry Coleman McGill Jr. was a man of faith, of science and of medicine. Most of all, he was a kind, upright soul. Read the full story at the Express-News


Texas Public Radio: UT Health Researcher Receives Award for Cancer Research

February 16, 2017

Dr. Tyler Jay Curiel received a prestigious award Monday night at UT Health San Antonio for his revolutionary research in cancer treatment. Read the full story at Texas Public Radio


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