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More U.S. teeth susceptible to silent enamel-eating syndrome

March 5, 2008

Cavities or not, your teeth could be in more trouble than you know because of a silent and destructive phenomenon called dental erosion.


Trauma/burn specialist Pruitt to receive King Faisal Prize

March 5, 2008

Basil A. Pruitt Jr., M.D., FACS, FACM, of The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio will be honored March 9 in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, as the co-winner of the 2008 King Faisal International Prize for Medicine.


Jaén named to leadership role in organization of family medicine departments

March 3, 2008

Family physician Carlos Roberto Jaén, M.D., Ph.D., FAAFP, the Dr. John M. Smith Jr. Professor at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, is a new member-at-large of the Board of Directors of the Association of Departments of Family Medicine (ADFM).


Dr. Francis J. Giles Receives Irish Medical Science Award CTRC at The UT Health Science Center physician honored internationally for his clinical and research efforts in the treatment of cancer

March 3, 2008

The Cancer Therapy & Research Center (CTRC) at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio announced today that Francis J. Giles, MD, MB, FRCPI, FRCPath, has been honored as the recipient of the Medtronic Award at the National University of Ireland Galway Alumni Awards Gala.


Cancer Center Council Annual Spring Luncheon

February 28, 2008

The Cancer Center Council, in support of the Cancer Therapy & Research Center (CTRC) at The UT Health Science Center, presents the Fifteenth Annual Spring Luncheon featuring Dr. Dan Shapiro.


Local prostate cancer specialist selected to lead national committee

February 28, 2008

The Cancer Therapy & Research Center (CTRC) at The UT Health Science Center at San Antonio is pleased to announce Ian Thompson, M.D., director of the CTRC genitourinary clinic and professor and chairman of the Department of Urology at The UT Health Science Center School of Medicine, has been selected to serve as a co-chair for the National Cancer Institute (NCI) Genitourinary Steering Committee.


Adult-onset obesity seen in mice when gene disrupted

February 26, 2008

Texas and California scientists who disrupted one type of the gene ubiquitin (Ubb) in mice observed neuronal death in the hypothalamus, impaired control of energy balance and adult-onset obesity in the rodents.


Are Election Year politics good for the brain?

February 25, 2008

The presidential primaries and the upcoming November election are more than good entertainment or heated politics.


New UT Health Science Center medicine chairman plans to build key areas, including oncology, cardiology

February 20, 2008

L. David Hillis, M.D., the recently appointed chairman of the Department of Medicine at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, assumed his duties in January.


Survivors dress smart for healthy heart at upcoming fashion show

February 20, 2008

“Dress Smart for a Healthy Heart,” a fashion show that features women treated for various forms of heart disease.


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