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Extending life by food restriction may not always work

December 3, 2009

Among 41 strains of mice that ate less chow, more than half showed no response — and some strains died sooner.

News conference to announce San Antonio cancer research grant and to preview the 2010 NCAA® Women’s Final Four®

December 1, 2009

“100 Days Out” news conference that will include a substantial cancer research grant announcement by the Kay Yow/Women’s Basketball Coaches Association Cancer Fund and the V Foundation to support breast cancer research at the Cancer Therapy & Research Center at the UT Health Science Center.

CTRC honors Vulcan Materials for raising $1.5 million

November 25, 2009

The Cancer Therapy & Research Center (CTRC) at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio is honoring Vulcan Materials Co. for 16 years of employee-organized events that raise funds for cancer research and care.

Holiday card project provides free books for needy children

November 18, 2009

San Antonio infants and tots are going home from their well-child checkups with a lot more than a lollipop, thanks to free books made possible by the sale of holiday cards in the UT Health Science Center at San Antonio’s Department of Pediatrics.

UT Health Science Center’s Dean Eileen Breslin inducted into the American Academy of Nursing

November 17, 2009

Fellowship in the AAN is one of the highest honors in the nursing profession.

UT Health Science Center School of Nursing receives $210,000 more to boost enrollment

November 16, 2009

For the second time this fall, the School of Nursing at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio has been awarded hundreds of thousands of dollars in state funds to bring more nursing students into the workforce.

NBA great Kareem Abdul-Jabbar shines spotlight on rare form of leukemia and drug developed by CTRC faculty

November 13, 2009

The NBA’s all-time leader scorer, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, revealed this week that since December 2008, he’s been taking an oral medication to treat a rare cancer of the blood known as chronic myeloid leukemia (CML).

UT SYSTEM NEWS RELEASE Dr. John P. Howe Named President Emeritus at UTHSC – San Antonio

November 12, 2009

John P. Howe, III, M.D., today (Nov. 12) was named president emeritus of The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio by the UT System Board of Regents.

Calhoon is vice chair of American Board of Thoracic Surgery

November 11, 2009

John H. Calhoon, M.D., a cardiothoracic surgeon, educator and researcher who has saved thousands of lives—including those of week-old infants—at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, is the new vice chair and chair-elect of the American Board of Thoracic Surgery.

For academic pediatrician who has given so much, this holiday is a time to receive

November 11, 2009

For half a century, countless young patients and families have given thanks for the tender loving care of pediatrician John Mangos, M.D., of the UT Health Science Center at San Antonio.

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