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Health Science Center tops $200 million in external funding

October 24, 2008

The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio has eclipsed the $200 million mark in grants, contracts and other awards for the first time in its history, President Francisco G. Cigarroa, M.D., announced today.


New study seeks to predict if or when early prostate cancer will turn aggressive

October 23, 2008

The Cancer Therapy & Research Center at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio has begun enrolling participants in a national study that aims to better target treatment of cancer by identifying and validating biomarkers of high-risk prostate cancer.


Request for Coverage: Careers showcase

October 21, 2008

The 2008 Health Professions Fair & Science Expo is an annual event at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio showcasing health science careers.


Robert Wood Johnson Foundation funds UT Health Science Center nursing project to improve quality of care

October 16, 2008

We’ve all heard the saying that it’s not worth it to “sweat the small stuff.”


Bipolar disorder researcher Bowden to accept NARSAD prize in New York

October 16, 2008

Charles L. Bowden, M.D., a clinical professor of psychiatry at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio who has led 80 research studies of bipolar disorders and mood-stabilizing medications, will receive the NARSAD Falcone Prize for Outstanding Achievement in Mood Disorders Research this week.


Diabetes pioneer to deliver 7th Presidential Distinguished Lecture Oct. 24

October 15, 2008

Francisco G. Cigarroa, M.D., president of The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, invites the university community and the public to the Seventh Annual Presidential Distinguished Lecture, this year presented by C. Ronald Kahn, M.D., of the Joslin Diabetes Center in Boston.


HRSA grant provides $346,000 for UT Health Science Center Physician Assistant program

October 14, 2008

The grant will provide reimbursement to faculty members who travel between San Antonio and the Laredo Campus Extension (LCE), travel funds for students receiving clinical training throughout South Texas, financial assistance to help with costs associated with student community health and medicine projects, and funds for faculty development.


UT Medicine San Antonio opens Westover Hills clinic

October 8, 2008

UT Medicine San Antonio, the clinical practice of the UT Health Science Center at San Antonio School of Medicine, opened its newest clinic today in Westover Hills – a rapidly growing area in west San Antonio that is also home to the new Microsoft data center and SeaWorld.


Briscoe Library to host celebration of women in medicine exhibit

October 2, 2008

Changing the Face of Medicine: Celebrating America’s Women Physicians,” a traveling exhibition of women physicians’ inspiring stories from the mid-1800s to the present, is coming soon to the UT Health Science Center’s Dolph Briscoe Jr. Library.


UT System grants $1.7 million to 3 faculty teaching programs

October 2, 2008

The three grants totaling $1.7 million will provide or expand innovative approaches to medical education with the ultimate goal of producing physicians who are educationally outstanding, compassionate and service oriented.


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