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Xconomy: StemBioSys Lands Experimental UT Tech That Finds Young Stem Cells

February 19, 2017

StemBioSys, the life sciences company with a system for growing stem cells, has licensed an experimental technology from University of Texas Health San Antonio that may help identify healthy young adult stem cells among large pools of other cells. Read …


KCEN-TV: Groundbreaking Fort Hood Study on PTSD Gives Hope for a Permanent Cure

February 19, 2017

Retired sergeant first class Sean Brack – who – with several symptoms of the stress, knew he needed help. Soon afterwards, Mr. Brack heard of an experimental therapy happening on post done by the Strong Star consortium and the University of Texas Healt …


The Lufkin News: GUEST COLUMN: Texas a leader in cancer prevention, research

February 19, 2017

Last May the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas, created by Texans in 2007, celebrated the halfway point in its historic $3 billion investment in cancer research and prevention. Read the full story at The Lufkin News


Reuters: What belongs in medical kits for climbers and hikers?

February 19, 2017

For mountain climbers and hikers, injuries often include broken bones, sprains and skin wounds, but many don’t carry the right supplies for the injuries and illnesses they are most likely to face, a recent study found. Read the full story at Reuters



SA Business Journal: UT Health in the hunt for more philanthropic funding

February 17, 2017

The current threat of Texas lawmakers potentially cutting hundreds of millions of dollars in funding for higher education could take a toll on medical schools in the Lone Star State, and such institutions may need to double down on private-sector suppo …



Rivard Report: Health equity: racism’s impact on public health

February 17, 2017

To honor the memory of pioneering Eastside physician Dr. Frank Bryant during Black History Month, UT Health San Antonio will host the 2017 Frank Bryant Jr., M.D., Memorial Lecture in Medical Ethics on Feb. 21 from 12-1 p.m. at the Holly Auditorium. Rea …



The Chronicle of Philanthropy: $25 million donation boosts UT Health medical school

February 17, 2017

Longtime University of Texas donors Joe and Teresa Lozano Long have given $25 million to the UT Health Science Center in San Antonio. Read the full story at The Chronicle of Philanthropy


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Diabetes leader DeFronzo receives $250,000 Hamm Prize

February 16, 2017

Ralph DeFronzo, M.D. Ralph DeFronzo, M.D., professor of medicine and chief of diabetes in the Long School of Medicine at UT Health San Antonio, has been selected to receive the 2017 Harold Hamm International Prize for Biomedical Research in Diabetes, w …


KSAT 12: Emergency codes, ropes training prepare Army flight medics

February 16, 2017

An Army flight paramedic must be prepared to deal with battlefield injuries, natural disasters, severe weather rescues and everyday medical emergencies on base.  Watch the full story at KSAT 12


PR WEB: One-Stop-Shop for Women’s Health

February 16, 2017

One of Austin’s top rated doctors, Christopher Seeker, MD, announced today the opening of a state-of-the-art medical aesthetics practice. Read the full story at PR WEB


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