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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 …


13th Annual New Agents in Oncology conference starts Friday

March 23, 2011

Leading researchers and caregivers will present the latest information in cancer-fighting drugs in a case-based format, expanded to include nursing sessions, the newest FDA-approved drugs and promising investigator-initiated studies on novel drug mechanisms.


Drug prevents type 2 diabetes in majority of high- risk individuals

March 23, 2011

A pill taken once a day in the morning prevented type 2 diabetes in more than 70 percent of individuals whose obesity, ethnicity and other markers put them at highest risk for the disease, U.S. scientists reported today.


Finasteride as prostate cancer screening tool is the subject of new CTRC study

March 22, 2011

A new study launching today at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio proposes a revolutionary new way to evaluate men who are having PSA testing for prostate cancer.


Mapping the universe of a protein

March 18, 2011

Andrew P. Hinck, Ph.D., spends his days methodically mapping a tiny universe inhabited by an important protein in the human body – an effort that could have an enormous impact on cancer treatment.


At “Match Day” envelope opening, medical students learn where residency training will take them

March 16, 2011

Match Day, a geographic raffle that tells new doctors where their medical careers will be launched. It could be anywhere from New York to Hawaii, Florida to Alaska – fourth-year medical students won’t know until they open the envelopes.


UT Medicine San Antonio offers new multiple sclerosis clinic

March 16, 2011

UT Medicine San Antonio today announced good news for patients and families affected by multiple sclerosis (MS) — a new MS clinic at the Medical Arts and Research Center, 8300 Floyd Curl Drive.


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