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Mammograms, roses and Battle of Flowers

April 6, 2011

Starting Monday, the battle against breast cancer will have something in common with the upcoming Battle of Flowers — a rose, courtesy of the Cancer Therapy & Research Center at the UT Health Science Center San Antonio and University Health System.


Cerebral undergrads go head to head in Brain Bowl 2011- The offbeat neuroscience competition has a loyal following in San Antonio and across Texas

April 4, 2011

On Tuesday evening, undergraduate students from three Texas universities will gather in an ordinary lecture hall at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio for an oddball tradition that has gained a devoted statewide following in its 14 years.


Patient safety center wins national education honor

April 4, 2011

The Center for Patient Safety and Health Policy, established three years ago, received the 2011 Outstanding Educational Program award from the Association for Prevention Teaching and Research.


Women over 40: cancer risk and prevention

April 4, 2011

Ovarian, cervical and endometrial cancers have varying symptoms and treatments, and each is different in terms of what can be done do to prevent it.


Program seeks to expand the ranks of Latinos studying disparities in cancer

March 30, 2011

A mentorship program opening in June at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio encourages Latinos to pursue careers studying how disease – especially cancer – affects minorities differently.


For National Doctors’ Day, School of Medicine physicians visit schools across San Antonio

March 29, 2011

Nearly 2,000 students will hear from more than 20 Health Science Center doctors.


UT Health Science Center San Antonio professor wins national pediatric nursing award

March 25, 2011

A national leader in pediatric nursing from the UT Health Science Center San Antonio was honored today as the recipient of the prestigious Henry K. Silver Memorial Award from the National Association of Pediatric Nurse Pracitioners (NAPNAP).


Free public lecture explores benefits of weight-loss surgery

March 24, 2011

A discussion on weight-loss surgery and how it can improve health and quality of life for those who have been unsuccessful losing weight through other methods.


A show of artistic talent in support of free medical clinics

March 24, 2011

Night of the Arts,” a showcase of visual and performing arts talent benefiting free medical clinics that provide much-needed health care to families recovering from homelessness and addiction.


CPRIT grant goes to CTRC researcher studying breast cancer

March 24, 2011

SAN ANTONIO (March 24, 2011) – Rong Li, Ph.D., a professor of molecular medicine at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, was awarded $741,446 by the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas for his work in understandin …


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