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President William Henrich

Video update: President’s Luncheon, Feb. 24

February 25, 2016

Health Science Center President William L. Henrich, M.D., MACP, and faculty members shared new advances in research and patient care with donors and community leaders Feb. 24.

Vine Report: New function discovered for BRCA1 gene

February 25, 2016

A new study, published in the journal Nature Communications, discovered a new function for the BRCA1 gene, which is associated to the development of breast cancer. Read the full story at Vine Report


San Antonio Magazine: Achoo! Allergies in San Antonio

February 25, 2016

Winter showers may bring spring flowers but in San Antonio, the season also produces quite a few sniffles. And this year, our particularly mild winter means spring allergy season could come even earlier than usual, says Dr. Edward Brooks of the UT Health Science Center San Antonio.

San Antonio Life Science Institute

San Antonio Life Sciences Institute to meet Feb. 26

February 24, 2016

The San Antonio Life Sciences Institute (SALSI), which unites UT Health Science Center at San Antonio and UT San Antonio researchers on life sciences collaborative projects, is convening Feb. 26 at the Health Science Center for an informational forum.

Deborah Conway

Conway named interim chair of OB-Gyn

February 23, 2016

Deborah L. Conway, M.D., has been appointed interim chair of the Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology, effective immediately.

Alzheimers Couple

Donors sustain Alzheimer’s institute momentum

February 23, 2016

With several million dollars in new gifts, momentum continues to grow for the Biggs Institute for Alzheimer and Neurodegenerative Diseases launched in September by the Health Science Center.

Colon display

Learn how to prevent colon cancer

February 23, 2016

March is Colon Cancer Awareness Month. The colon and rectal team of the Cancer Therapy & Research Center and UT Medicine are gearing up for an entire month of education, support and awareness to inform the public about colon cancer facts and prevention.

Josh Hanson

New assistant dean named for School of Medicine

February 22, 2016

Joshua Hanson, M.D., M.P.H., has been named assistant dean for student affairs in the School of Medicine. He has served as interim dean since April 2014.

Canty Mitchel

Faculty member named chair of diversity council

February 22, 2016

Janie Canty-Mitchell, Ph.D., has been named chair of the Healthcare Diversity Council (HCDC) board of directors. Dr. Canty-Mitchell serves as professor and chair of the Department of Family and Community Health Systems and interim chair of the Department of Health Restoration and Care System Management in the School of Nursing at the Health Science Center.

San Antonio Magazine: Color Me A Success

February 22, 2016

A lot of forces were at work pushing Ryan Russe to embrace the phenomenon of adult coloring books.  As a kid growing up in San Antonio, the Ronald Reagan High School grad was the type who was always filling sketch pads with drawings. But as he got olde …

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