July 2, 2010
The Regional Campus of The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio is holding a Summer Physician Assistant Camp. During the camp, Laredo-area high school students will role-play as physician assistants and patients as they learn how to conduct a medical interview, perform a cardiovascular exam and interpret rate and rhythm from an EKG report.
July 1, 2010
Summit launches new improvement science research network supported by $3 million NIH grant; ninth annual Summer Institute on Evidence-Based Practice following the summit explains how to conduct research that improves patient safety and quality of care
June 24, 2010
Volunteers from UT Health Science Center San Antonio Allograft Resources; the University Transplant Center (a collaboration of the Health Science Center School of Medicine and University Health System); and Vital Alliance, a volunteer group made up of transplant recipients, will help to educate fans on the importance of registering to be an organ, eye and tissue donor.
June 23, 2010
Carlos Roberto Jaén, M.D., Ph.D., chairman of family and community medicine at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, has been elected to the Board of Directors of the American Board of Family Medicine, the second-largest medical specialty board in the United States.
June 23, 2010
The Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas (CPRIT) on June 18 announced $28.2 million in funding for a trio of projects that include researchers from The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio.
June 22, 2010
Peter Ravdin, M.D., Ph.D., has been named director of the Breast Health Clinic at the Cancer Therapy & Research Center (CTRC) at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio.
June 21, 2010
After several months of planning and communication by a group of communitywide stakeholders, a new Healthy Eating Active Living (HEAL) Initiative will be officially launched today.
June 17, 2010
The Healthy Eating Active Living (HEAL) initiative is a collaboration of stakeholders from various organizations and agencies in Laredo.
June 16, 2010
An experimental treatment has regenerated bone destroyed by multiple myeloma, an incurable but treatable cancer of the bone marrow, in 11 of the first 34 patients enrolled in a clinical study at eight research centers around the country.
June 15, 2010
Arjun Sanga, J.D., has been named executive director of South Texas Technology Management, a regional technology transfer office that serves four University of Texas institutions (the UT Health Science Center at San Antonio, UT San Antonio (UTSA), UT Brownsville and UT-Pan American).