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S.A. partners offer lifesaving surgery to needy Yucatan children

June 7, 2005

Children have the faces of angels, whether they are laughing or in tears, sleeping or awake, clean or covered with food. Certainly there is nothing sadder in this world than seeing the face of an angel who is desperately ill.


HSC Sex Education Program spotlighted on billboards citywide

May 31, 2005

Six billboards, three in English and three in Spanish, will go up around San Antonio this week to let young people know that sex is worth the wait.


Thompson, San Antonio researchers among those honored at AUA Annual Meeting

May 24, 2005

The Health Science Center’s Department of Urology researchers were among those recognized with a CapCURE Award for their study of high-grade tumors found in men who participated in the Prostate Cancer Prevention Trial (PCPT).


Dr. Masters recognized with an honorary degree from the oldest Czech Republic university

May 24, 2005

Scientific ambassador Bettie Sue Masters, Ph.D., the Robert A. Welch Foundation Distinguished Professor in Chemistry in the Health Science Center’s department of biochemistry, will be awarded an honorary doctorate in medical sciences from Charles University in Prague, the oldest and most prestigious Czech university founded in 1348, and one of the 12 oldest universities in the world.


Family medicine physicians unveil colorful, effective clinic

May 17, 2005

The new Wow! Clinic at the University Health Center Downtown is an eye-catching experience because of a wonderful collection of art produced by San Antonio artists.


UT Health Science Center graduation ceremonies set for May 20, 21 and 22

May 17, 2005

The Health Science Center is expecting approximately 600 students to receive degrees from the five schools during commencement exercises May 20, 21 and 22. Times, locations and speaker information are listed below.


New clinic will provide all the care she needs – in one place

May 17, 2005

Texas women need more help if they are to navigate a fragmented and complex health care system to get the care they need.


Type 2 diabetes may begin with Grandma’s diet, research suggests

May 10, 2005

An innovative study published in the latest online edition of the Journal of Physiology provides the first evidence that the insulin resistance typical of type 2 diabetes can be “programmed” across two generations by poor nutrition during a grandmother’s pregnancy and lactation.


2005 Mini-Medical School continues: Dr. Hays is speaker on May 9

May 3, 2005

Women run greater risk of not having their heart disease diagnosed, because their symptoms may be more subtle than those commonly seen in men and their underlying disease is therefore not as easy to detect.


Barshop Institute officially dedicated at Research Park ceremony

May 3, 2005

In a grand ceremony of more than 650 distinguished businessmen, elected officials, The University of Texas System leaders, and Health Science Center faculty and staff, the Sam and Ann Barshop Institute for Longevity and Aging Studies was officially dedicated at the Texas Research Park on May 2.


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