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News from the Libraries: November

November 19, 2018

Read about the Image of Research photo contest winner, Student Appreciation Week and more. Click here



Dr. Cigarroa receives AMA Foundation Award for Health Education

November 19, 2018

The American Medical Association Foundation on Nov. 10 honored Francisco G. Cigarroa, M.D., professor of pediatric and transplant surgery at UT Health San Antonio, with the AMA Foundation Award for Health Education. Dr. Cigarroa has spent his career as …


Dr. Parker and Dr. Gonzales receive Texas Alzheimer’s consortium funding

November 19, 2018

Alicia Parker, M.D., and Mitzi Gonzales, Ph.D., of UT Health San Antonio will receive grant funding from the Texas Alzheimer’s Research and Care Consortium (TARCC), the organization recently announced. Alicia Parker, M.D. Dr. Parker is assistant profes …


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Free public symposium Nov. 30 to break down schizophrenia’s walls

November 16, 2018

The Center for Biomedical Neuroscience (CBN) at UT Health San Antonio invites the public to learn about the latest developments in schizophrenia research and treatment at a free daylong symposium Friday, Nov. 30. Seating is limited and advance registra …


KSAT 12: Local trauma surgeons working to stop gun violence across U.S.

November 16, 2018

San Antonio trauma surgeons are getting involved to help curb gun violence across the nation. Watch the full story at KSAT 12



Cancer center launches brand awareness campaign

November 16, 2018

UT Health San Antonio MD Anderson Cancer Center has launched new TV spots to help position the center as the leader in cancer research, treatment and patient care.


Staff Advisory Council holding Wreaths Across America fundraiser

November 15, 2018

For $15, you can order a grave-specific wreath for a loved one laid to rest at Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery or order a wreath for someone who might not otherwise receive one.



Dr. Breslin receives Faculty Leadership Award

November 14, 2018

She has focused on addressing the national nursing shortage, updating and improving the School of Nursing curricula, and improving the quality of care in South Texas.


Applicants sought for the KL2 Mentored Research Career Development Program

November 14, 2018

The Mentored Research Career Development (KL2) Program supports clinical and translational research scholars who are selected on a competitive basis for a two-year program of research mentorship. Click here for complete information and application form …



Free public lecture examines behaviors of Lewy body dementia

November 14, 2018

In the spring of 2014, actor-comedian Robin Williams died by suicide at 63. He had struggled for months with paranoia and confusion, extreme anxiety, tremors and difficulty reasoning. In an autopsy, doctors found the signs of Lewy body dementia. His wi …


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