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Best Grad School 2016

School of Health Professions attains national rankings

March 23, 2016

The School of Health Professions at the Health Science Center achieved a national ranking of three of its graduate health programs in U.S. News & World Report’s Best Grad Schools for 2016.


Presidential Awards 2016

2016 Presidential Award winners recognized

March 23, 2016

Linked by what President William L. Henrich, M.D., MACP, called a common “desire for excellence,” 20 members of the faculty and staff were honored March 22 with Presidential Awards from the UT Health Science Center San Antonio.


EdSurge: UT reimagines the path to a college degree

March 22, 2016

When undergraduate students at the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley apply to medical school in three years, they’ll have diagnosed more cases of epilepsy and diabetes than most of their peers. As part of their coursework in a new biomedical scienc …


Healio: Pioglitazone benefits decrease after discontinuing therapy

March 22, 2016

The protective effect of pioglitazone on type 2 diabetes prevention observed in adults with impaired glucose tolerance diminishes in the months after discontinuing therapy, with participants randomly assigned the drug progressing to diabetes at a rate …


WAAY 31: Hometown Health with Erin Dacy: Ceramic dental implants

March 22, 2016

Humans can be pretty superficial. Looks can make a good first impression, so we all want to have a pretty smile. One woman has a different type of dental implant that’s helping her show more of her pearly whites. Watch the full story at WAAY 31


KWEX TV: Madre pide ayuda para salvar la vida a su hija

March 22, 2016

Madre pide ayuda para salvar la vida a su hija. Watch the full story in Spanish at KWEX-TV


San Antonio Business Journal: Demystifying clinical trials and their impact

March 22, 2016

Clinical trials can transform health care outcomes. They can impact greatly the cost of health care having significant consequence on survival, quality of life, and new treatments and interventions for disease management. The clinical trial process of …


Slate Magazine: GOP’s Planned Parenthood demagoguery is damaging health care

March 22, 2016

When Republicans threatened to shut down the government in order to deprive Planned Parenthood of its funding this past fall—making demagogic hay out of the false accusation that the women’s health care provider was selling “baby parts”—it wasn’t hard …


San Antonio Business Journal: San Antonio gets refund from former German biotech firm

March 22, 2016

Cytocentrics has taken an unusual step: The biotech company has returned a portion of the incentive money it was granted by the city less than a year ago to relocate its operations from Rostock, Germany. The good-faith gesture comes as Cytocentrics see …


Match Day 2016

KSAT 12: Match day for future medical residents

March 21, 2016

Students from the University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio learned March 18 where they will do their medical residency training. KSAT photojournalist Josh Sanders caught up with the students and captured the moment they learned what their …


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