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Dewhurst praises Sosa as Texan of great caliber on Prop 15 Oversight Panel

July 16, 2008

Texas Lieutenant Governor David Dewhurst visited The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio today to celebrate the appointment of South Texas media consultant Lionel Sosa to the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas Oversight Committee.


Study: Genetic variation raises HIV risk in people of African descent

July 16, 2008

A genetic variation that may have protected people of African descent against a pandemic of malaria long ago now appears to increase their susceptibility to HIV infection, a report published this week shows.


Cancer Therapy & Research Center expands roster of cancer expertise

July 15, 2008

Three medical oncologists have joined the medical staff of the National Cancer Institute (NCI)-designated Cancer Therapy & Research Center (CTRC) at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio.


Lieutenant Governor David Dewhurst to visit UT Health Science Center, celebrate appointment of Lionel Sosa to Prop 15 Oversight Panel

July 14, 2008

The Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas will award up to $3 billion in state general revenue bonds under Proposition 15, which was approved by Texas voters last fall to fund cancer research, prevention, early detection and control programs.


High school students gain hands-on experience at Forensic Toxicology Camp July 7-11

July 9, 2008

Dressed in a white lab coat, 16-year-old Megan Peña steadies a pipette as she carefully fills her specimen tray with a reagent.


Be Well Center seeks volunteers for anti-cocaine studies

July 2, 2008

An estimated 20,000-plus people in San Antonio who use cocaine each year initially feel a heightened sense of reward or pleasure with the illegal stimulant.


Lawmakers from 6 state capitols to visit Health Science Center

June 25, 2008

Issues in cardiology will be the topic this week as a group of state legislators visit The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio.


Health Science Center hires Maher as vice president of human resources

June 20, 2008

Mary L. Maher, M.A., who has been a leader in the human resources field for more than 25 years, joined The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio June 1 as its first vice president of human resources.


Health Science Center helps develop new Web resource to promote health care innovation

June 20, 2008

A new national Web resource designed to promote innovation in the delivery of health care was launched this spring by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ).


Future doctors, nurses to model diet, exercise for middle-school children

June 18, 2008

Young teens from a San Antonio barrio will learn about fitness, eating right, and other healthy behaviors from future doctors and nurses this summer, thanks to a new class at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio.


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