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CPRIT awards $4.7 million to Health Science Center

January 18, 2012

These awards for cancer prevention, along with $2.9 million to University Health System, make San Antonio the largest recipient of funds in this CPRIT funding cycle – 28 percent of the $26.3 million awarded.


Dr. Amelie Ramirez elected to TAMEST board of directors

January 17, 2012

Amelie G. Ramirez, Dr. P.H., director of the Institute for Health Promotion Research at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, has been elected to the 2012 board of directors for The Academy of Medicine, Engineering and Science of Texas (TAMEST), which is chaired by U.S. Sen. Kay Bailey Hutchison.


Clinical safety projects improve patient care at UT Medicine

January 13, 2012

One patient safety project at UT Medicine San Antonio means that diabetes indicators are more consistently monitored. Another means that fewer patients suffer potentially debilitating falls during outpatient visits.


When are genes a blueprint for cancer?

January 12, 2012

A free public lecture on the latest on our understanding of the role genes play in cancer, and the therapies being developed to fight it at the genetic level, at the Cancer Therapy & Research Center at The University of Texas Health Science Center


Balancing life with laughter at the 19th Annual Spring Luncheon

January 12, 2012

Humor and balance — in this case, juggling — are the ways Scott Burton copes with life. It also helped him cope with the cancer diagnosis he was given almost 20 years ago.


St. Baldrick’s Foundation awards $50,000 grant to the Health Science Center San Antonio

January 11, 2012

Local grant is part of more than $21 million awarded in grants in 2011


UT Health Science Center joins coalition to combat PTSD and traumatic brain injury

January 11, 2012

The School of Medicine at The University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio and other members of the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) today committed to creating a new generation of doctors, medical schools and research facilities that will make sure U.S. military heroes receive the care worthy of their service.


80 ethnic minority participants needed for aspirin study

January 10, 2012

Can a simple intervention – a baby aspirin a day – extend the time that a senior citizen over the age of 65 is productive and free of disabilities? UT Medicine San Antonio physicians are conducting a clinical research study to answer this question.


One Community/One Book selection tells story of migrant farm worker family

January 9, 2012

Author of “Barefoot Heart” to speak in February at San Antonio Public Library, UT Health Science Center


UT Medicine physicians recognized as Best Doctors in America®

January 9, 2012

More than 150 physicians of UT Medicine San Antonio are 2012-13 selections for Best Doctors in America®, a database of the nation’s top physicians.


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