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City of Laredo, UT Health Science Center, VA to partner on third campus building

February 23, 2011

The Laredo City Council on Feb. 22 approved the donation of 3.9 acres of land located at the Laredo International Airport to The University of Texas System Board of Regents.


Frio County Heart Health Fair set for Feb. 26 in Pearsall

February 18, 2011

Cholesterol testing, CPR demonstrations, fitness advice and a kids hula hoop contest are among the activities on tap for the Frio County Heart Health Fair, set for 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 26, at the Pearsall High School Gym, 1900 Maverick Drive in Pearsall. The event is free and open to the public.


Losing body fat before pregnancy can be beneficial for the baby

February 11, 2011

Obesity among women of childbearing age is increasing worldwide.


South Texas Outreach Foundation increases gift to UT Health Science Center Regional Campus

February 11, 2011

The South Texas Outreach Foundation of Laredo recently presented a gift of $60,000 to the UT Health Science Center San Antonio.


CTRC treats first patient in novel drug trial

February 10, 2011

The first patient in a multi-site Phase I study was treated this week with a new type of drug at the UT Health Science Center San Antonio’s Cancer Therapy & Research Center.


Prevention of Cancer is Possible

February 9, 2011

Probably half of all cancers are preventable, said Ian M. Thompson, Jr., M.D., director of the Cancer Therapy & Research Center at the UT Health Science Center, and tomorrow he’ll discuss how in a free public lecture.


2nd member in Alzheimer’s toxic duo identified

February 7, 2011

Finding could lead to novel drugs that prevent or slow the disease


Deadline Feb. 28 to submit abstracts for Summer Institute on Evidence-Based Practice, Improvement Science Summit

February 3, 2011

Health care professionals, scientists, educators and administrators interested in presenting their research at the Summer Institute for Evidence-Based Practice and the Improvement Science Summit have until Feb. 28 to submit abstracts for consideration.


UT Health Science Center to host healthy aging conference March 4

February 2, 2011

A UT Health Science Center San Antonio physician and author who has been featured on radio talk shows and in newspapers across the U.S. will be the keynote speaker for the UT Health Science Center’s second annual healthy aging conference on March 4.


CPRIT gives Health Science Center researchers $1.19 million in prevention research grants

January 28, 2011

An $890,659 state grant designed to expand the known benefits of exercise to more cancer survivors will kick off a research-based program of Stacey Young-McCaughan, R.N., Ph.D. at the UT Health Science Center San Antonio’s Cancer Therapy & Research Center.


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