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UT Health Science Center San Antonio honors Hanley for work with RAHC Internal Medicine Residency Program

January 21, 2010

James F. Hanley III, M.D., director of the internal medicine residency program at the Regional Academic Health Center (RAHC) and clinical professor in the School of Medicine at the UT Health Science Center San Antonio, will receive the 2010 President’s Choice Award this evening (Jan. 21) from Health Science Center President William L. Henrich, M.D., MACP.

Micro-thermostat controls infection tied to common AIDS cancer

January 19, 2010

A tiny molecule called a microRNA acts as a thermostat regulating infection by the Kaposi’s sarcoma-associated herpesvirus, researchers at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio reported this week in Nature Cell Biology.

Physicians interpret key research findings from recent San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium for the public

January 14, 2010

San Antonio breast cancer physicians who attended one of the world’s biggest scientific meetings about breast cancer in downtown San Antonio Dec. 9-13, 2009 will explain the most significant findings and answer questions.

Low Vision Symposium on Jan. 23 will offer light at the end of the tunnel

January 14, 2010

The first Low Vision Symposium – highlighted by panel discussions, answers to questions, resource information, and a research update from a community ophthalmologist / clinical professor at the UT Health Science Center at San Antonio.

Regional UT technology transfer office offers Tech Forum on Jan. 14

January 13, 2010

Topics will include local commercialization successes, multidisciplinary research initiatives, university technology transfer and commercialization resources, technology-driven business formation in San Antonio, and funding information and opportunities.

As sudden deaths show, no amount of cocaine is recreationally safe, Health Science Center cardiologists note in editorial

January 13, 2010

A study of sudden deaths in young Spaniards who used cocaine, published today (Wednesday, Jan. 13) in the European Heart Journal, underscores the devastating effects of the drug on the cardiovascular system and dispels the notion that its recreational use is safe, even in the smallest amounts.

Health Science Center nurse leader to serve on federal health care commission

January 11, 2010

Norma Martinez Rogers, Ph.D., RN, FAAN, professor of nursing at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, has been named an inaugural member of the Medicaid and CHIP Payment and Access Commission (MACPAC).

Unraveling the complexities of chronic kidney disease

January 7, 2010

In New England Journal of Medicine, President Henrich and Professor Abboud examine a condition that affects 26 million American adults

Scientists discuss latest tactics for protecting military personnel, healing war-wounded

January 4, 2010

Top scientists from Texas and the nation gather in San Antonio – also known as “Military City USA” – to share ideas on how best to protect and heal U.S. service members fighting in Afghanistan and Iraq.

Longevity finding in mice named a top research breakthrough of 2009 by journal Science

December 18, 2009

Studies that showed rapamycin, an antibiotic used in transplant patients, extended the life span of aged mice at three separate U.S. centers are recognized in the Dec. 18 issue of Science as a runner-up for research breakthrough of the year.

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