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Geriatrician to receive Tow Humanism in Medicine Award

August 23, 2009

Michael J. Lichtenstein, M.D., M.Sc., a geriatrician, teacher and scientist at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, will receive the 2009 Leonard Tow Humanism in Medicine Award for Faculty during the School of Medicine’s annual White Coat Ceremony on Sunday, July 26.


Microbiologists find defense molecule that senses respiratory viruses

August 23, 2009

A cellular molecule that not only can sense two common respiratory viruses but also can direct cells to mount a defense has been identified by microbiologists at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio.


Aging conference centers on screening and treatments for dementia

August 20, 2009

This year’s theme is “Geriatric Primary Care: Current Perspectives and New Horizons in Dementia Care.”


Geriatrician joins national discussion on health care reform

August 18, 2009

A San Antonio geriatrician who, in a recently published book, recounted his personal struggle with his father’s disability and dementia will join the national discussion on health care reform Thursday, Aug. 20, when he will speak on end-of-life issues at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C.


Lecturer to address transformation and healing after trauma

August 12, 2009

The speakers will discuss a theory of trauma based on the fight/fight/freeze response in individuals dealing with traumatic life events


Nuclear Medicine Residency Program gains 5-year accreditation

August 5, 2009

The program that trains resident physicians in nuclear medicine at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio has been awarded accreditation through 2014 by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME).


CTRC achieves renewal of prestigious designation

August 4, 2009

News conference to announce that the Cancer Therapy & Research Center (CTRC) at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio has again been named a National Cancer Institute-designated Cancer Center, a prestigious achievement held by only three cancer centers in Texas and 65 in the United States.


Ovarian cancer patient, location shots and leaders available today at CTRC

August 4, 2009

News conference to celebrate an important national designation for the Cancer Therapy & Research Center (CTRC) at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio


Cancer Therapy & Research Center retains its status as a National Cancer Institute-designated Cancer Center

August 4, 2009

The National Cancer Institute, the nation’s top cancer research organization, has renewed the Cancer Therapy & Research Center (CTRC) at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio as one of its NCI-designated Cancer Centers for three years.


25 teens from South Texas communities to learn about tackling obesity, entering health professions

July 28, 2009

The Learn, Lead and Advance to New Opportunity (LLANO) Field Experience is a college encounter to train young people from South Texas about obesity and its resulting health problems.


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