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School of Medicine’s diversity makes national list

September 6, 2011

The School of Medicine is at the top of North American medical schools in graduating Hispanic physicians ,according to the Association of American Medical Colleges.


Vulcan Materials to raise funds for CTRC in annual Funshoot sporting clays event

September 2, 2011

The tradition began in 1994, after cancer had touched the lives of several Vulcan employees, who sought help through the CTRC.


Mercury poisonings linked to cosmetic cream from Mexico

September 2, 2011

The South Texas Poison Center is warning against use of a cosmetic cream from Mexico that is linked to an outbreak of inorganic mercury exposures and poisonings, mostly in towns along the Texas-Mexico border.


Cancer-related urinary incontinence the subject of the next CTRC free public lecture

August 30, 2011

Urinary incontinence is a common problem that can be worsened by cancer and some of its related therapies.


Successful rainwater harvesting systems combine new technology with old social habits

August 30, 2011

Author John Whear, a biomedical engineer at the Cancer Therapy & Research Center at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, examines how to manage rainwater in a common pool resource.


Red-carpet premiere to showcase MIRA student videos

August 18, 2011

MIRA is a hands-on program to help college students better understand what is involved in pursuing a career in the allied health professions.


Enzyme’s structure reveals basis for head, sex organ deformities

August 17, 2011

Scientists this month reported the molecular structural basis for severe head deformities and ambiguous sex organs in babies born with Antley-Bixler syndrome accompanied by an enzyme deficiency.


Laredo college students learn about the health professions in San Antonio

August 12, 2011

Ten college students from Laredo and South Texas have been getting an in-depth look at the health professions this week through Make It Real Academy, a program of the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio’s Regional Campus in Laredo.


Valley study seeks link between autism, environment

August 3, 2011

Hoping to untangle how toxins and other environmental factors might affect whether a child develops autism, researchers from The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio are recruiting for a new study in the Rio Grande Valley.


Hispanics’ cancer risk the topic of CTRC’s next public lecture

August 2, 2011

Hispanics, who make up 60 percent of Bexar County’s population and almost 40 percent of Texas’, face special cancer risks.


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