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$25 million in philanthropy makes 2006 a banner year, Cigarroa says

December 12, 2006

It was a transformative year for The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, highlighted by $25 million in private philanthropy, President Francisco G. Cigarroa, M.D., said Dec. 11 in his annual State of the University Address.


Henrich elected to presidency of American Society of Nephrology

November 22, 2006

William L. Henrich, M.D., M.A.C.P., dean of the School of Medicine and vice president for medical affairs at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, was installed Nov. 19 as president of the 9,500-member American Society of Nephrology.


Crash robbed South Texas of neurosurgeon’s heart and talent

October 4, 2006

I received the news early in the morning of September 20. Roman Hlatky, M.D., a highly valued faculty neurosurgeon at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, had been killed in a motor vehicle accident on his way home from University Hospital.


Reflux disease is a warning sign of esophageal cancer

September 19, 2006

Esophageal cancer, which claimed the life of former Gov. Ann Richards on Sept. 13, is a rare but insidious killer that is difficult to detect early, said a San Antonio surgeon who treats the disease.


Walnuts contain melatonin, research shows

September 13, 2006

The next time you reach for salad greens and dressing, you might consider adding some walnuts.


STARS honors 30 UTHSC students

September 5, 2006

They are stars for attempting what many of us would never dream of doing: embarking on a career in the health professions or research.


AT&T Foundation sponsors Janey Briscoe Center project

September 5, 2006

Cardiologists from The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio unveiled a major project on Aug. 30 funded by the AT&T Foundation– creation of a nano-sized sensor to measure blood pressure and flow inside arteries while sending readings in real time to an external receiver.


School of Medicine ranks 2nd in survey of best schools for Hispanics

September 5, 2006

The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio’s School of Medicine is ranked second – behind only Stanford – in the medical schools category of a just released Top 10 Graduate Schools for Hispanics survey.


Frost Bank directs $500,000 to Health Science Center

September 5, 2006

Frost Bank, a subsidiary of Cullen/Frost Bankers, Inc. (NYSE symbol: CFR), is directing $500,000 over the next 10 years to support the research enterprise at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, Francisco G. Cigarroa, M.D., president of the Health Science Center, announced recently.


School of Medicine ranks 2nd in survey of best schools for Hispanics

September 1, 2006

The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio’s School of Medicine is ranked second – behind only Stanford – in the medical schools category of a just released Top 10 Graduate Schools for Hispanics survey.


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