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The telltale heart: New invention helps to read its signals

November 10, 2009

Mice are often used in research, but the frenetic beating of their hearts can make it difficult to measure their strength. A new device offers a more accurate reading.


Two S.A. landmarks to be illuminated in blue as symbols against diabetes

November 9, 2009

A world-renowned San Antonio landmark, the Tower of the Americas, and a world-renowned diabetes treatment and research center, the Texas Diabetes Institute (TDI), will join the Eiffel Tower, the Leaning Tower of Pisa, the Sydney Opera House and hundreds of other world landmarks in being bathed in blue light for the Third Annual United Nations World Diabetes Day.


IHPR unveils new PSAs and ‘SaludToday’ blog to improve Latino health

November 4, 2009

The Institute for Health Promotion Research (IHPR) at the UT Health Science Center at San Antonio today unveiled six new public service announcements and a new Latino health blog and Web site, SaludToday, all geared to promoting healthier lifestyles among Latinos.


Past presidents gather to celebrate the next chapter of the UT Health Science Center

November 3, 2009

Past presidents of The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio pass the torch to William L. Henrich, M.D., M.A.C.P., at the Presidents’ Reception.


Request for Coverage: Careers showcase

October 30, 2009

The 2009 Health Professions Fair & Science Expo, an annual event at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio showcasing health science careers.


Cancer Therapy & Research Center announces new leadership

October 23, 2009

Three cancer specialists with successful track records in a combination of roles including clinical research, drug development, patient care and administration have been chosen to lead the Cancer Therapy & Research Center (CTRC) at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio.


Medical Arts & Research Center opens to patients

October 22, 2009

The building is the new home of UT Medicine San Antonio, the clinical practice of the School of Medicine at the Health Science Center


President Henrich announces the opening of the Medical Arts & Research Center

October 20, 2009

William L. Henrich, M.D., M.A.C.P., president of The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, leads a news conference announcing the opening of the Medical Arts & Research Center (MARC), the new home of UT Medicine San Antonio.


Experts issue call to rethink screening for breast cancer and prostate cancer

October 20, 2009

Twenty years of screening for breast and prostate cancer – the most diagnosed cancers for women and men respectively – have not brought the anticipated decline in deaths from these diseases, argue experts from the University of California, San Francisco and The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio in an opinion piece published in the Journal of the American Medical Association.


Laredo area foundations support UT Health Science Center programs

October 16, 2009

The South Texas Outreach Foundation has awarded a $50,000 gift to the UT Health Science Center San Antonio School of Health Professions.


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