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Medical Daily: Pregnant women and alcohol

March 8, 2016

Pregnancy can take a real toll on the body. As a woman’s hormones start to change, she may feel nausea, fatigue, dizziness, and mood swings, not to mention the anxiety and possible fear that can occur in the weeks leading up to actual childbirth. So ho …

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Highlights in the History of the Army Nurse Corps

March 7, 2016

When Noon, Thursday, April 14 Where Briscoe Library, Howe Conference Room (5th floor) Details Lark A. Ford, Ph.D., RN, will present “Highlights in the History of the Army Nurse Corps,” discussing key memorials to nursing from 1902 through 2000, the fir …

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Express-News: Science Fiesta reaches out to the public

March 7, 2016

When people ask Travis Block what he does for a living, the conversation usually screeches to a halt when they learn he’s a scientist. “It’s gotten to where you tell somebody you’re a scientist, they put their hands up and say, “Don’t even try, I’m not going to understand,’” said Block, a graduate student at the University of Texas Health Science Center.

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Burial of the Ashes Ceremony

March 7, 2016

When 5:30 p.m., Wednesday, April 27 Where Memorial Park, Greehey campus Details Students and faculty will offer their appreciation to body donors during the annual, solemn Burial of the Ashes Ceremony. The donors’ altruistic gifts enhanced the educatio …

Earth Day Celebration

March 6, 2016

The Health Science Center’s Green Initiatives Committee is again sponsoring an Earth Day Celebration to raise awareness about the environment, promote sustainability, reduce waste and improve efficiency.

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CTRC scientists report new insights about BRCA1 gene

March 4, 2016

Scientists from the Cancer Therapy & Research Center (CTRC) in San Antonio on March 4 published work that provides deeper insight into how the Angelina Jolie gene, BRCA1, functions in normal breast tissue and how its loss results in breast cancer.

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CTRC scientists report new insights about BRCA1 gene

March 4, 2016

Research from the Cancer Therapy & Research Center at the UT Health Science Center at San Antonio reveals another function of the breast cancer susceptibility gene BRCA1. This could lead to improved diagnostics and treatment tools for this form of breast cancer.

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New senior director of libraries named

March 4, 2016

Owen Ellard, most recently the chief operating officer of the Texas Medical Center Library in Houston, has been named senior director of libraries at the Health Science Center.


HSC partners to bring more bioscience industry to San Antonio

March 3, 2016

Supporting the growth of the bioscience industry in our region, the Health Science Center in 2010 awarded a $500,000 incentive grant to bring InCube Labs to San Antonio from San Jose, California. The city of San Antonio, Bexar County, the Texas Research and Technology Foundation and UTSA also partnered in this successful effort. The work continues to pay off today.

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HSC fares well in Shine Academy conference

March 3, 2016

The Health Science Center was well represented with more than 20 poster presentations and sessions at the 2016 Innovations in Health Science Education Annual Conference held in Austin Feb. 18-19. The conference is a part of the University of Texas Kenneth I. Shine, M.D., Academy of Health Science Education.

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