January 21, 2009
Francisco G. Cigarroa, M.D., the pediatric and transplant surgeon whose inspiring leadership helped fuel momentum at The University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio for more than eight years, told hundreds of faculty, staff, students and community leaders today that the successes of his tenure “are truly yours.”
January 20, 2009
UT Health Science Center President Francisco G. Cigarroa, M.D., will reflect on important educational, research and clinical initiatives of the last eight years by the Health Science Center community.
Radiation treatment after prostate removal significantly improves survival in men with advanced prostate cancer
January 19, 2009
Each year, about 100,000 men with advanced prostate cancer undergo surgery to remove their prostate gland (radical prostatectomy).
January 14, 2009
UT Health Science Center study confirms dental appliance successful in treating patients suffering from severe sleep apnea
January 9, 2009
For a healthy mother and baby, scheduling a Caesarean section delivery one to two weeks earlier than necessary slightly raises the risk of respiratory and other preventable problems in the newborn, and women should be counseled with this in mind.
January 8, 2009
Researchers at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio have for the first time identified a protein that regulates the creation of a key hormone in fat tissue, a discovery that could have implications for the treatment of diabetes, obesity and possibly even aging.
December 26, 2008
Ian M. Thompson Jr., M.D., will be given the highest award bestowed by the Society of Urologic Oncology at its annual meeting Dec. 4 in Bethesda, Md.
Scientists solve 3-D structure of a protein used by deadly poxviruses to disarm humans’ immune system
December 19, 2008
Finding could aid biodefense against smallpox, development of rheumatoid arthritis therapy
December 19, 2008
Carmen Román-Shriver, Ph.D., R.D., L.D., director of the Nutrition and Dietetics Program being developed at the UT Health Science Center San Antonio, received the Distinguished Trinko Award presented by a member interest group of the American Dietetic Association (ADA), Latinos and Hispanics in Dietetics and Nutrition (LAHIDAN).
December 18, 2008
In collaboration with Spain’s Universidad de Valencia, researchers at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio and The University of Texas at San Antonio are learning more about what makes C. albicans so deadly.