September 29, 2008
The UT Health Science Center San Antonio and the South Texas Veterans Health Care System seek to enroll 1,000 current and former smokers in a genetic epidemiology study of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), the fourth-leading cause of death in the U.S.
September 26, 2008
Kathleen R. Stevens, Ed.D., R.N., professor and director of the Academic Center for Evidence-Based Practice (ACE) at the UT Health Science Center San Antonio, was inducted as a fellow into the Academy of Nursing Education on Saturday, Sept. 17.
September 20, 2008
More than 1,300 people attending The University of Texas Health Science Center’s second annual gala Saturday received great news for women in South Texas: the evening’s special honoree, former Texas Gov. Dolph Briscoe Jr., announced he is giving $5 million in support of cardiology and women’s health.
Medical ethics lecture honors Dr. Paul Farmer’s public health work in Haiti, depicted in book ‘Mountains Beyond Mountains’
September 18, 2008
The annual lecture honors the memory of Dr. Bryant, a compassionate San Antonio physician who was an unceasing advocate for the medically underserved in the East Side of the city.
September 17, 2008
The Cancer Therapy & Research Center (CTRC) at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio announced today that Jennifer Carew, Ph.D., and Francis Giles, M.D., have been awarded a $150,000 grant from LeukemiaTexas for research to develop novel therapies for the treatment of leukemia.
September 11, 2008
Francisco G. Cigarroa, M.D., president of The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, was honored Sept. 10 by the Universidad Autonoma de Nuevo Leon with an honorary doctoral degree for his distinguished contributions to medicine, especially in the area of organ transplantation.
September 8, 2008
The two-story, 37,000-square-foot facility will be open 24/7 and will offer the latest cardiovascular and strength-training equipment, complete with personal viewing screens, as well as free weights, a basketball court, group exercise classes, a sauna and steam room.
September 3, 2008
UT Health Science Center, Azaya Therapeutics Inc. announce license agreement
September 2, 2008
The UT Health Science Center San Antonio’s Council for Excellence in Women’s Health and the Susan G. Komen for the Cure San Antonio Affiliate present the Second Annual Multicultural Conference on Breast Cancer from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 6.
September 1, 2008
The goal is to create circulation again in areas of the heart that are ischemic—cut off from oxygenated blood.