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At “Match Day” envelope opening, medical students learn where residency training will take them

March 16, 2010

Match Day, a geographic raffle that tells new doctors where their medical careers will be launched.

Leonardo’s anatomical sketches fascinate modern-day anatomist

March 10, 2010

Sketched at a time when few dared oppose prevailing medical dogma, the anatomical drawings of Leonardo da Vinci display his rare and courageous curiosity, says a Texas anatomist who co-authored a new art catalog of the medieval drawings.

UT Health Science Center to host conference on aging

March 10, 2010

Physicians, nurses and family caregivers invited to March 26 meeting

Patients ultimately benefit from practical course on new cancer drugs

March 9, 2010

Physicians, nurses and pharmacists are faced with a dizzying array of new drugs to consider when treating their cancer patients.

Permanent executive director named for Cancer Therapy & Research Center

March 5, 2010

Five months after being named interim executive director of the Cancer Therapy & Research Center at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, Ian Murchie Thompson Jr., M.D., has accepted an offer to make the position permanent.

San Antonio to host national Latino cancer meeting

March 3, 2010

10th-annual Redes En Acción National Steering Committee Meeting is March 4-5

Faculty available to discuss new prostate cancer guidelines

March 3, 2010

A San Antonio physician, Ian M. Thompson, Jr., M.D., interim executive director of the Cancer Therapy & Research Center at the UT Health Science Center, was one of a dozen scientists nationally to author the guideline.

Miniaturized assist devices giving hope to more heart failure patients

March 3, 2010

South Texas patients in severe heart failure who are too sick for transplantation have another lifesaving option these days — surgery to implant a compact, lightweight ventricular assist device (VAD).

Rapamycin rescues learning, memory in Alzheimer’s mouse model

February 24, 2010

Rapamycin, a drug that keeps the immune system from attacking transplanted organs, may have another exciting use: fighting Alzheimer’s disease.

Motivational speaker promises a “roller coaster ride” at Cancer Center Council luncheon March 23 to benefit CTRC

February 23, 2010

Suzie Humphreys freely admits she makes her living “talking off the top of my head.” Yet she is confident that when she speaks at the Cancer Center Council’s 17th Annual Spring Luncheon, the audience will be uplifted.

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