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Mayes named president and CEO of UT Medicine San Antonio

May 18, 2009

Thomas C. Mayes, M.D., M.B.A., chairman of pediatrics at The University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio, is the new president and chief executive officer of UT Medicine San Antonio, the multispecialty practice group composed of Health Science Center School of Medicine faculty physicians.


May 18 lecture focuses on nanotechnology’s medical applications

May 12, 2009

Miniaturizing devices to a billion times smaller than a meter may one day help heart attack patients and others.


Cancer prevention researcher named to influential Texas cancer funding group

April 30, 2009

Amelie G. Ramirez, Dr.P.H., director of the Institute for Health Promotion Research at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, will advise the new state agency known as CPRIT, the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas.


UT Health Science Center invites public to cholesterol lecture, cornerstone unveiling for 200,000-square-foot research building

April 30, 2009

Two events – both of which are free and open to the public – will celebrate “Groundbreaking Discovery” on Tuesday, May 5, at the UT Health Science Center at San Antonio.


UTSA, Health Science Center Collaborate with Merck & Co., Inc., to Develop Chlamydia Vaccine

April 27, 2009

The University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA) and The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio (Health Science Center) today announced an exclusive license and sponsored research agreement with Merck & Co., Inc., to develop a vaccine for chlamydia, targeting the common sexually transmitted bacterium Chlamydia trachomatis.


Human resources vice president to chair national board

April 22, 2009

Mary Maher, M.A., vice president for human resources at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, has been chosen chair-elect of the board of directors of the College and University Professional Association for Human Resources (CUPA-HR), a national organization.


Faster, more precise radiation treatments for cancer given to first patient in San Antonio

April 22, 2009

A faster and more precise way to kill cancer cells and shrink tumors with radiation was used on a patient for the first time in San Antonio today at the Cancer Therapy and Research Center (CTRC) at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio.


School of Medicine residency programs gain repeat 5-year accreditation

April 21, 2009

The Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) has awarded The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio School of Medicine the best accreditation status (Continued Accreditation) for a maximum cycle length of five years, Glenn A. Halff, M.D., acting dean of the School of Medicine, announced.


For Earth Day, trees saved from construction find new home at Health Science Center

April 20, 2009

Oak and elm trees rescued from the construction site of the soon-to-open South Texas Research Facility will be replanted around The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, where they will serve as a symbol of the university’s commitment to environmental sustainability.


Teens to conduct cutting-edge biomedical research at Voelcker Academy

April 16, 2009

Twenty rising sophomores will become the inaugural class of the Max and Minnie Tomerlin Voelcker Biomedical Research Academy.


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