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Cancer survivors heal mind, body and spirit at Annual Wellness Conference

May 16, 2008

The “Surviving and Thriving” Wellness Conference, hosted by The Cancer Therapy & Research Center (CTRC) at The University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio empowers cancer patients, both the newly diagnosed and long-term survivors, and their caregivers to learn how to conquer their fears, manage their symptoms and find inspiration in the words of nationally acclaimed speakers.


Curtain to lift on 689 graduates’ health science careers

May 14, 2008

ix-hundred eighty-nine health professional students and biomedical scientists are scheduled to receive their degrees from The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio in ceremonies Friday through Sunday.


Volunteers sought for study of muscle, aging, insulin resistance

May 14, 2008

A three-year research study by The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio seeks volunteers ages 18-30 and 65 and older to compare levels of a protein called NFkB (NF-kappa-B).


Barshop Institute director to receive aging society’s top award

May 14, 2008

Arlan G. Richardson, Ph.D., who directs the Sam and Ann Barshop Institute for Longevity and Aging Studies at the UT Health Science Center San Antonio, is the 2008 recipient of the prestigious Irving S. Wright Award of Distinction from the American Federation for Aging Research (AFAR).


Community hails Joe R. and Teresa Lozano Long legacy gift

May 8, 2008

The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, close on the heels of the annual Fiesta in San Antonio, held its own Fiesta-style ceremony today to recognize the generosity of Joe R. and Teresa Lozano Long and name the university’s original San Antonio campus for them.


Students, faculty, community leaders to thank Joe R. and Teresa Lozano Long, $25 million donors

May 1, 2008

Official UT System Board of Regents naming ceremony for the Joe R. and Teresa Lozano Long Campus (formerly called Central Campus) of The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio.


MicroCT of skeleton can ID even the subtlest birth defects

April 29, 2008

A technique called microscopic X-ray computed tomography (microCT) is affording scientists the ability to visualize even the subtlest birth defects in prenatal and postnatal bats, mice, opossums and primates, which one day may lead to new understandings about human birth defects, said Charles Keller, M.D., of The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio.


Baptist Health Foundation gives $172,000 for scholarships at UT Health Science Center

April 28, 2008

Miriam Davis was only 15 when her mother died, but the memories of her mom’s dedicated service as a nurse at San Antonio’s downtown Baptist Hospital remain with her to this day.


Biochemists solve 3-D structure of cellular ‘fuel gauge’

April 28, 2008

Biochemists at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio have deciphered the three-dimensional, atomic-level structure of an enzyme that acts as a ‘fuel gauge’ sensing when cells are low in energy and signaling it is time to refuel.


Alamo Ovarian Cancer Alliance honors late president with donation to CTRC

April 28, 2008

Her mission was simple – to raise awareness of ovarian cancer by educating women about the disease and support research to help fight the “silent killer.”


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