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KENS 5: Kenyan boy who received life-saving heart surgery departs

November 4, 2016

A Kenyan boy who came to San Antonio to receive a life-saving heart procedure is returning home on Monday. Watch the full story at KENS 5

The Rivard Report: MD Anderson Receives $2 Million From IBC Bank

November 4, 2016

At the 50th anniversary gala held by IBC Bank in Laredo on Saturday, Nov. 5, executives announced that the bank’s End Cancer Campaign raised $2 million to benefit the MD Anderson Cancer Center. Read the full story at The Rivard Report

Spectrum: Stem cell transplant makes rats more social

November 4, 2016

Stem cells injected into young rats populate their brains with a type of neuron that dampens brain activity. Read the full story at Spectrum

U.S. News & World Report: Policy, Economics Show Med Students the Big Picture

November 4, 2016

Second-year medical student Jeffrey Roberson says listening to a panel of parents whose children have asthma talk about how the cost and convenience of treatment dictated their choices was an eye-opener for him. Read the full story at U.S. News & W …

Texas Public Radio: Cancer Therapy And Research Center Gets $5.8 Million

November 4, 2016

The Cancer Therapy and Research Center has received $5.8 million in new funding from the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas. Read the full story at Texas Public Radio

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Dr. Rockwood marks half century of service to the Health Science Center

November 3, 2016

Charles A. Rockwood, Jr., M.D., professor and chairman emeritus, Department of Orthopaedics, director, shoulder service, marked 50 years of service to the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio in October.

Express-News: San Antonio’s health sector generated $37 billion in sales last year

November 3, 2016

San Antonio’s health care and biosciences sector has more than doubled over the last decade and now accounts for one of the area’s largest industries with $37 billion in sales of products and services last year, according to new data from the San Anton …

Monthly Prescribing Reference: ‘MK3’ Fixed-Dose Combination Effective in HCV GT 1, 2, and 3

November 2, 2016

A fixed-dose combination of pangenotypic direct-acting antivirals was “‘highly effective” in treatment-native patients with hepatitis C virus (HCV) genotypes (GT) 1, 2, and 3, a study presented at The Liver Meeting (R) 2016 has shown. Read the full sto …

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San Antonio Magazine: Health Science Center psychologist Lindsay Bira

November 1, 2016

If sitting still and enjoying a moment of quiet is a challenge, Lindsay Bira, Ph.D., says it’s time to start practicing. Read the full story at San Antonio Magazine

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SA Business Journal: Much is in a name: Health Science Center plans rebranding, other big changes

November 1, 2016

The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio will soon undergo a historic rebranding in an effort to better connect with community and industry stakeholders — as well as with peer institutions elsewhere in the state. Read the full story …

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