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Matt Rowan, Ph.D.

HSC alum was victim in hot air balloon crash

August 3, 2016

Matt Rowan, one of the victims in the July 30 hot air balloon crash near Lockhart, Texas, was a graduate of the pharmacology Ph.D. program.


Science News: Microscopic collisions help proteins stay healthy

August 1, 2016

Studies at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio are providing basic new understanding about “heat shock proteins,” also called “chaperone proteins.” Read the full story at Science News


The Hospitalist: How Should a Hospitalized Patient with Newly Diagnosed Cirrhosis Be Evaluated and Managed?

August 1, 2016

A 50-year-old man with no known medical history presents with two months of increasing abdominal distension. Exam is notable for scleral icterus, telangiectasias on the upper chest, abdominal distention with a positive fluid wave, and bilateral pitting …


Scicasts: Study Shows Heat Shock Proteins Ram into Other Proteins, Generating Force that is Beneficial

August 1, 2016

Studies at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio are providing basic new understanding about “heat shock proteins,” also called “chaperone proteins.”


Physical Therapy clinic

Student-run physical therapy clinic offers hope to homeless

July 28, 2016

Once a month, students from the School of Health Professions Department of Physical Therapy (PT) offer a bit of hope to the homeless of San Antonio.


Kristy Kosub, M.D.

Presidential Award winner: Kristy Y. Kosub, M.D.

July 27, 2016

Kristy Y. Kosub, M.D., professor, director of student education, Department of Medicine, School of Medicine, received a Teaching Excellence Award.


Brain, stroke

KENS 5: New procedure helps woman recover from stroke quickly

July 27, 2016

A woman who suffered a major stroke is able to walk and talk again 48 hours later after getting a new procedure done.


Pokemon Go

KIBW 13: Pokemon Go sending players to the hospital

July 27, 2016

“We have seen injuries ranging from scrapes and sprains all the way to a fracture and even abdominal injuries requiring surgical intervention,” Dr. Grant Hogue, orthopedic surgeon at UT Medicine San Antonio, said.


Stroke

SALSI awards $200,000 for brain health research initiatives

July 27, 2016

The San Antonio Life Sciences Institute (SALSI) recently awarded $200,000 through its “Clusters in Research Excellence: Brain Health” to researchers at the Health Science Center and UTSA to advance research in brain health.


Child with asthma

Express-News: Kids educated on how to control their asthma

July 26, 2016

UT Health Science Center faculty and staff hold an Asthma Boot Camp at the Doseum.


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