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In memoriam: Retired professor Valerie Lawrence, M.D.

September 6, 2016

Valerie A. Lawrence, M.D., professor emeritus, died July 16 in Vancouver, Canada.


Erase Cancer

Researchers reduce head and neck cancers in mice by 50 percent

September 6, 2016

A multidisciplinary research team at the UT Health Science Center San Antonio has found a new way to treat deadly, late-stage head and neck cancer, reducing tumor size in mouse models by 50 percent in just 14 days. Results were seen in both human cance …


Alzheimer's Disease

KENS 5: Breakthrough drug in the battle against Alzheimer’s

September 6, 2016

More than 5 million Americans suffer from Alzheimer’s disease, an illness first discovered more than 100 years ago. Now researchers say that there is a possible breakthrough in the battle against the debilitating disease. Watch the full story at KENS 5


Research

NIH small business workshop is Sept. 7-8

September 2, 2016

Biomedical entrepreneurs and others are invited to attend the NIH Multi-Institutes and Centers Small Business Workshop sponsored by UT System, UTSA and UT Health Science Center San Antonio. The workshop is Sept. 7-8 at UTSA.


Andrew Muck, M.D.

Presidential Award winner: Andrew E. Muck, M.D.

September 2, 2016

Andrew E. Muck, M.D., associate professor, Department of Emergency Medicine, received a Teaching Excellence Award.



Fox 29: Inside the South Texas Poison Center

September 1, 2016

The South Texas Poison Center handles more than 28,000 calls related to human exposure each year in addition to 13,000 calls for information.


Express-News: State lawmakers troubled by spike in pregnancy-related deaths vow to tackle problem

September 1, 2016

A recent national study that showed a spike in pregnancy-related deaths in Texas in the years that followed drastic funding cuts by Republican lawmakers to women’s health programs in 2011 has caused concern — but so far, no specific promises of a legis …


Health Professional Radio: What Patients Should Consider When Choosing Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation Therapy

September 1, 2016

Kimberly Cress, MD, has been in private practice in Psychiatry since 2000. Read the full story at Health Professional Radio


KENS 5: Real Men Wear Gowns: Men battle many cancers

September 1, 2016

As we begin our second year of Real Men Wear Gowns, Jeremy Baker talks to physicians about cancer, and four of the main types of the disease that affect the male population. Watch the full story at KENS 5


Texas Public Radio: Promotoras Finding Greater Demand For Their Skills

September 1, 2016

A growing career field is attracting many Texas Hispanics. Read the full story at Texas Public Radio


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