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Patterson elected to infectious disease subspecialty board

January 7, 2008

Thomas F. Patterson, M.D., FACP, professor of medicine at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio and director of the San Antonio Center for Medical Mycology, has been elected to a two-year term as a member of the Subspecialty Board on Infectious Disease of the American Board of Internal Medicine.


Joe R. and Teresa Lozano Long donate $25 million

January 7, 2008

Joe R. and Teresa Lozano Long, an Austin couple who share a deep love for Texas and its citizens, donated $25 million to The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio on Dec. 31.


Don’t assume Mexican candy is free from lead

December 20, 2007

Candies are never as nutritious as fruits and vegetables, it’s true, but who would suspect that a confection originating from south of the border would contain the heavy metal lead?


Health Science Center receives 17 percent boost in federal funding in 2007

December 19, 2007

In an era of declining federal funding, The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio has some impressive news — its federal funding increased 17 percent in fiscal year 2007 over the previous fiscal year.


Study: Brains of older, younger adults respond differently to thirst

December 18, 2007

Twelve healthy subjects in their 60s and 70s showed a different pattern of brain activations during thirst and satiation than did 10 healthy subjects in their 20s who drank the same amounts and underwent imaging with positron-emission tomography (PET).


Macy’s and Aflac ducks raise funds for Greehey Children’s Cancer Research Institute

December 13, 2007

For the seventh consecutive year, Aflac and participating Macy’s stores have teamed up to help holiday shoppers find the perfect stocking stuffer.


Experts for holiday stories

December 10, 2007

Experts for holiday stories.


Laredo educators to learn about health career opportunities for students

December 10, 2007

The Med/Ed Program at the Laredo Campus Extension of The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio is holding an Orientation to the Health Sciences, an information session about professional health education opportunities available through the Health Science Center.


UT System Board of Regents approves merger

December 10, 2007

The Board of Regents of The University of Texas System today authorized the acquisition of the Cancer Therapy & Research Center by The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio. Consummation of the acquisition is subject to completion of the UT System’s due diligence and transition plans.


UTHSC recruits N.C. team that studies substance use, suicidality in youth

December 6, 2007

Stemming the rising tide of adolescent substance use and related suicidal behaviors is the goal of an internationally known research group that recently relocated to The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio from North Carolina.


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