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Medical students, downtown church partner on student-run dermatology free clinic

September 9, 2010

On a recent Wednesday evening, students from the School of Medicine at the UT Health Science Center San Antonio interacted with area residents in clinic rooms at Travis Park United Methodist Church. The students’ goal: to comfort those seeking help with skin problems.

Doctor-musician illustrates how mental illness influences creativity in Tchaikovsky presentation

September 9, 2010

Richard Kogan, M.D., a psychiatrist and concert pianist who has gained renown for lecture-recitals that explore how mental illness influenced the art of great composers, presents “Music & Mood Disorders: Tchaikovsky” at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio.

Dental School tests treatment to prevent white spots around braces

September 8, 2010

Young people and adults alike have difficulty brushing around their orthodontic appliances, often resulting in white spots.

Alamo Regional Science Fair Seminar set for Sept. 18

September 7, 2010

If your teen or preteen is creating experiments in the garage or reading books on the theory of relativity, chances are you should enroll this budding star in a seminar coming up this month at the UT Health Science Center San Antonio.

Health Science Center lands $11.6 million to study cardiac proteins

September 3, 2010

A blood test to diagnose which heart attack survivors will suffer heart failure is the goal of a new five-year, $11.6 million contract to the UT Health Science Center San Antonio from the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI).

For some women, preventive mastectomies pay off

September 3, 2010

A long-term study of women with a genetic predisposition for breast or ovarian cancer showed that those who elected major preventive surgeries had a significantly reduced risk of those cancers.

Vulcan Materials employees take aim at cancer in sporting event to raise funds for CTRC

September 1, 2010

Killing cancer isn’t as simple as shooting sporting clays out of the sky, but lining up teams to do just that is one way Vulcan Materials employees and their families contribute to the fight against cancer.

American College of Chest Physicians funds COPD training

August 31, 2010

A $150,000 grant will enable Sandra Adams, M.D., M.S., of the UT Health Science Center San Antonio, to create Web programs that teach primary care providers about chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.

New $900,000 UT Health Science Center grant to encourage and support diversity in nursing

August 27, 2010

More undergraduate students from diverse backgrounds may consider entering the UT Health Science Center San Antonio nursing program, thanks to a new mentoring and support program.

Red-carpet premiere to showcase MIRA student videos

August 19, 2010

It’s Laredo, not Hollywood, but for 13 highly motivated South Texas college students, this red-carpet premiere will be special.

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