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Scientist who leads studies of aging receives prestigious NIH award

September 27, 2005

Arlan G. Richardson, Ph.D., director of the Sam and Ann Barshop Institute for Longevity and Aging Studies at the Health Science Center, has been selected to receive one of the National Institutes of Health’s (NIH’s) highest honors, a MERIT Award that will bring 10 years of guaranteed, uninterrupted federal funding to Dr. Richardson’s laboratory.

Program helps S.A. homeless, evacuees to reclaim their names

September 22, 2005

The list of important papers is long, from birth certificates, driver’s licenses, wills and Social Security cards to school transcripts, hospital records and proof of insurance.

Health Science Center offers help to Houston-area U.T. institutions

September 22, 2005

Leaders of The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio said Thursday they are working with their sister campuses – the U.T. M. D. Anderson Cancer Center, the U.T. Medical Branch at Galveston and the U.T. Health Science Center at Houston – to accommodate colleagues who need assistance because of Hurricane Rita.

Campus takes precautions against hurricane-related wind, rainfall

September 22, 2005

Hurricane Rita is expected to make landfall on the Texas coast this weekend, and Health Science Center leaders have a plan in place to respond to any campus needs that might arise.

Study to investigate context surrounding drinking and driving

September 20, 2005

The South Texas Injury Prevention and Research Center at the Health Science Center has been awarded a community action research grant through the American Sociological Association’s Sydney S. Spivack Program in Applied and Social Research Policy.

U.S. meeting examines chemical intolerance and drug addiction

September 20, 2005

Claudia S. Miller, M.D., M.S., of the Health Science Center, chaired a national conference Sept. 19 and 20 at the National Institute for Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS) at Research Triangle Park, N.C.

Cigarroa, UAT president sign pact to create master’s program

September 20, 2005

Francisco G. Cigarroa, M.D., president of the Health Science Center, signed an agreement Sept. 19 in Tamaulipas to develop a master’s degree program in infectious diseases at the Mexican state’s medical school.

Health Science Center forensic dentist on scene in Baton Rouge

September 6, 2005

David Senn, D.D.S., a forensic dentist who helped identify victims of September 11 at Ground Zero in New York, is in Baton Rouge, La., as part of a regional team sent to begin the process of identifying victims of Hurricane Katrina. Dr. Senn is a clinical assistant professor of dental diagnostic science at the Health Science Center.

Health Science Center students take lead in shelter medical response

September 6, 2005

Hundreds of students and faculty from the Health Science Center are responding to the call to help victims of Hurricane Katrina now in shelters in the Alamo City.

Chromosome 18 center celebrates 10 years, 233 families, 21 papers

September 6, 2005

The Chromosome 18 Clinical Research Center at the Health Science Center began as a study of children who have deletions of a portion of Chromosome 18 (18q-).

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