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Voelcker Scholars have earned the right to be called scientists

September 15, 2011

The flame of scientific discovery is burning brightly in the hearts of 22 young scientists known as the Voelcker Scholars.

Free exercise center for cancer survivors launches Sept. 28

September 14, 2011

It’s no surprise that that regular exercise brings enormous benefits to cancer survivors. The trick is putting that knowledge into widespread practice, and that’s the goal of a new fitness center for cancer survivors opening Sept. 28 at the Cancer Therapy & Research Center at The University Health Science Center at San Antonio.

Graduate School wins grant to recruit, retain minority students

September 13, 2011

The Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences at the UT Health Science Center San Antonio has captured a $1.6 million grant to train the next generation of talented and diverse scientific innovators.

Summit Highlights Progress in Reducing Obesity among Latino Children

September 12, 2011

Investigators from across the nation will unveil progress in their efforts to reduce Latino childhood obesity and improve Latino nutrition, fitness, and healthy lifestyles during Texas Obesity Awareness Week at the 3rd Annual Salud America! Scientific Summit on Sept. 15-16, 2011, at the Hotel Contessa in San Antonio.

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.

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