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National Children’s Study launching here

June 21, 2011

Health Science Center leaders now recruiting in Bexar County for nation’s largest long-term childhood health study


3 receive Hogg Foundation grants to study mental health

June 17, 2011

Three assistant professors at The University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio each received a grant of $17,500 from the Hogg Foundation for Mental Health to study different aspects of mental health.


Register now for Improvement Science Summit, Summer Institute on Evidence-Based Practice

June 15, 2011

Health care providers and educators interested in improving patient care are invited to attend the 2011 Improvement Science Summit and the 10th annual Summer Institute on Evidence-Based Practice set for June 28 – July 2 in San Antonio.


Pharmacologist selected for national science policy fellowship

June 13, 2011

The American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) has selected a UT Health Science Center San Antonio researcher for the prestigious AAAS Science and Technology Policy Fellowship.


Undernourishment in pregnancy and lactation found key to next generation’s diabetes

June 13, 2011

Study in primates establishes critical role that undernourishment in mothers-to-be and lactating females has in creating type 2 diabetes in offspring


Ovarian cancer test not effective

June 9, 2011

Study shows no difference in mortality rates from deadly cancer


UTSA, Health Science Center tackle state’s physician shortage with pilot BS/MD degree program

June 8, 2011

Progressive pilot program lets students earn both degrees in seven years


Artist considers color and its impact on well-being

June 7, 2011

Austin artist Leanne Venier, whose abstract paintings explore how color affects well-being, will speak this week on “The Color Effect” as part of an ongoing exhibit of her work at the Dolph Briscoe Jr. Library of The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio.


Free public lecture on clinical trials this Thursday

June 7, 2011

A free public lecture this week on clinical trials and what they can do for cancer patients and the fight against cancer, with examples of patients’ experiences in clinical trials


New hope for cancer patients through clinical trials

June 1, 2011

Fewer than 10 percent of people who have exhausted conventional cancer therapies look into the possibility of participating in a clinical trial, yet those trials are a chance for them to try cutting-edge therapies under close and caring supervision.


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