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Your body’s shifting cancer blueprint and the treatments that target it

January 9, 2012

Several of the UT Health Science Center’s top genetic researchers will present the latest in our understanding of the role at the genetic level, at the free January 12 public lecture at the Cancer Therapy & Research Center.


Dr. Amelie Ramirez elected to C-Change board of directors

January 6, 2012

Amelie G. Ramirez, Dr.P.H., director of the Institute for Health Promotion Research (IHPR) at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, has been elected to the board of directors for C-Change, a national organization that aims to leverage the expertise of leaders from government, business and nonprofit sectors of society to eliminate cancer as a major health problem as soon as possible.


State’s top public health, energy experts to gather in Houston for medicine and engineering conference

January 5, 2012

Dr. Amelie Ramirez of the UT Health Science Center San Antonio joins panel on obesity and its related diseases


Austad named interim director of Barshop Institute

January 2, 2012

Steven Austad, Ph.D., was appointed interim director of the Barshop Institute for Longevity Studies at The University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio, effective Jan. 1.


Hydrogen sulfide reduces glucose-induced injury in kidney cells

January 2, 2012

Finding lays basis for studies in animal models of diabetic kidney disease


National Cancer Act made CTRC, more cures possible

December 22, 2011

Tomorrow marks the 40th anniversary of the signing of the National Cancer Act, which established funding and designations for cancer centers like the Cancer Therapy & Research Center at the UT Health Science Center San Antonio.


CTRC and Health Science Center researchers wrap up year with grants

December 20, 2011

The Cancer Therapy & Research Center at the UT Health Science Center San Antonio recently celebrated a gift of $10.2 million from the CTRC Foundation that supports the recruitment of top researchers and leadership.


UT Health Science Center San Antonio offering Transitional Doctorate of Physical Therapy

December 16, 2011

Physical therapists who are seeking a way to update their credentials to the nationally recommended Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) degree are able to earn the degree through the newly approved transitional DPT degree program at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio.


JAMA articles begin to explain mysteries of stillbirth

December 15, 2011

UT Medicine San Antonio obstetrician among leaders of the Stillbirth Collaborative Research Network


Work in cells, animals, patients reveals toxin’s role in asthma

December 14, 2011

$11.5 million grant supports expansion of allergic airway research


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