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Health professionals, students invited to attend Cultural Inclusion Institute conference

June 2, 2014

Primary care providers, nurses, dentists, social workers, students, educators, researchers and individuals who work in non-profit organizations are invited to attend the Cultural Inclusion Institute: Promoting a Culture of Inclusion in Healthcare on June 16 and 17 at the Menger Hotel in San Antonio.

San Antonio science on display at aging meeting starting May 30

May 29, 2014

Faculty members and students of the Barshop Institute for Longevity and Aging Studies at the UT Health Science Center at San Antonio will present novel research findings at the American Aging Association’s 43rd Annual Meeting May 30-June 2 in San Antonio.

Barshop Institute researcher chairs large aging meeting in S.A.

May 20, 2014

A UT Health Science Center at San Antonio scientist is playing a lead role in one of the world’s preeminent aging research conferences, which will be held in San Antonio at the end of this month.

Musi receives $600,000 to study diabetes and gut bacteria

May 20, 2014

The American Diabetes Association today announced $600,000 for a clinical research study led by Nicolas Musi, M.D., director of the Barshop Institute for Longevity and Aging Studies at the UT Health Science Center San Antonio.

Controlling pediatric asthma: End of school no time to forget about asthma

May 19, 2014

While May is Asthma Awareness Month, it also marks the culmination of the school year for many San Antonio children. Parents and children are thinking less about schoolwork and more about fun in the sun.

Recruiting more Hispanics to cancer clinical trials crucial to reducing health disparities

May 19, 2014

Hispanics are the fastest-growing demographic group in the United States, and they suffer from major health disparities, including higher rates of cancers of the cervix, stomach and liver. However, their enrollment levels in cancer clinical trials seeking to cure these problems is abysmally low: 3.9 percent.

$600,000 from Alliance for Lupus Research furthers investigations

May 19, 2014

Drugs called epigenetic modulators hold promise in treating lupus

High school students get rare chance to quiz Nobel Laureate

May 15, 2014

Several high school students who participate in the Voelcker Biomedical Research Academy at the UT Health Science Center will have face time with Nobel Laureate Martin Chalfie, Ph.D., of Columbia University.

Eating well to live better – the best Mother’s Day gift

May 9, 2014

Bioprospector Michael Wargovich travels the world to find cancer-fighting ingredients in traditional foods, but you can do the same thing with fresh, local ingredients — and Dr. Wargovich and Chef Iverson Brownell can show you how on May 11 at the Quarry Farmers and Ranchers Market.

Mother’s Day cooking demo at Quarry Farmers Market

May 9, 2014

A free cooking demonstration, lecture and Q&A on the science behind anti-inflammatory foods, sponsored by the Cancer Therapy & Research Center at The University of Texas Health Science Center

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