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Greg Bowling

Faculty member receives Tow humanism award

July 18, 2016

Greg D. Bowling, M.D., assistant professor, hospitalist, section chief, Division of General and Hospital Medicine, has been awarded the Leonard Tow Humanism in Medicine Award by the Arnold P. Gold Foundation.


obesity, weight loss

Bariatric surgery combats obesity

July 15, 2016

Obesity is recognized as a global health crisis, especially in San Antonio where 65 percent of adults are overweight or obese, according to the Centers for Disease Control.


Alzheimer's Disease

Science Daily: Brain cell death in Alzheimer’s linked to structural flaw

July 14, 2016

Researchers found that the nuclei from brain cells of patients with Alzheimer’s disease contained tunnels (arrows) not found in normal brain cells. “We have identified multiple new cellular processes that go awry in Alzheimer’s disease because of pathological tau,” said Bess Frost, Ph.D., assistant professor, Barshop Institute for Longevity and Aging Studies.



Marianist artist Brother Cletus dies

July 14, 2016

Beloved San Antonio artist Brother Cletus Behlmann, S.M., died July 12 in San Antonio at age 82. He leaves behind a trove of truly unique art and countless fans and friends, including many at the Health Science Center.


Marc Feldman, M.D.

UT System among top universities for patents granted

July 13, 2016

Researchers at institutions within The University of Texas System, including a faculty member at the Health Science Center, have earned UT a spot among the world’s top universities that receive U.S. patents for breakthroughs in medicine and technology.


Patti Grota, Ph.D.

Presidential Award winner: Patti G. Grota, Ph.D.

July 12, 2016

Patti G. Grota, Ph.D., CNS-M-S, CIC, assistant professor, infection prevention and patient safety consultant, Department of Health Restoration and Care Systems Management, School of Nursing, is a Distinguished Junior Research Scholar.


Asthma Boot Camp

Free Asthma Boot Camp a fun way for kids to take charge of their asthma

July 12, 2016

SAN ANTONIO (July 12, 2016) — The UT Health Science Center San Antonio is holding a free Asthma Boot Camp from 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Monday, July 25. The camp will be held at the DoSeum, San Antonio’s Museum for Kids, at 2800 Broadway.  The camp is fo …


Professor Bill Saunders (right) and Dr. Ellis

Faculty member named to Royal College of Surgeons

July 12, 2016

Edward Ellis III, D.D.S., M.S., professor and chair of the Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at the Health Science Center, was awarded Fellowship Ad Hominem in the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh.


The Doctor Is In

KSAT 12: The Doctor Is In: Changing lives through prosthetics

July 11, 2016

Jesse Rettele started working at a local orthotic and prosthetics facility at the young age of 17. “I always loved working with my hands and tinkering with things,” Rettele said.



U.S. News & World Report: This old drug could boost your memory

July 5, 2016

A long-used drug called methylene blue may rev up activity in brain regions involved in short-term memory and attention, a small study suggests. Methylene blue has been used in medicine for more than a century, said Timothy Duong, the senior researcher on the study and a professor at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio.


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