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Endocrinology Advisor: Insulin Sensitivity in Type 2 Diabetes Improved With Dapagliflozin

August 20, 2016

Dapagliflozin improves insulin sensitivity and increases lipid oxidation and plasma ketone concentration in patients with type 2 diabetes, according to a study published online Aug. 25 in Diabetes Care. Read the full story at Endocrinology Advisor



Partners Shopping Cards benefit CTRC

August 19, 2016

The CTRC Council, a nonprofit organization providing volunteer opportunities and fundraising to support the Cancer Therapy & Research Center, is holding its annual Partners Shopping Card event Oct. 21-30.


Military Health Symposium August 2016

Faculty, staff participate in military health symposium

August 19, 2016

Retired Maj. Gen. Byron C. Hepburn, M.D., director of the Health Science Center’s Military Health Institute, and a large contingent of Health Science Center faculty and staff participated in the Military Health System Research Symposium, held Aug. 15-18 in Kissimmee, Florida.


The Doctor Is In

The Doctor Is In: Caring for the family at work and at home

August 19, 2016

Family is the No. 1 priority for Dr. Carlos Roberto Jaen. After his father passed away from heart disease when he was young, Jaen said he became interested in medicine as a way to help others.


Wendy Malone

Presidential Award winner: Wendy M. Malone, M.A.

August 18, 2016

Wendy M. Malone, M.A., quality assurance analyst, Graduate Medical Education, Office of the Dean, School of Medicine, was a Presidential Award winner for Employee Excellence.


Chromosome 18

Chromosome 18 marks 25th anniversary

August 18, 2016

Chromosome 18 and the Health Science Center have partnered for 25 years to improve the care of young people with chromosome 18 syndromes across the country and the world.



ALTC wins construction award for Bartlett Cocke

August 18, 2016

Bartlett Cocke General Contractors won an Excellence in Construction Award from the South Texas chapter of the Associated Builders and Contractors of Texas for supervising the construction of the Health Science Center’s Academic Learning & Teaching Center (ALTC).


Haruka Weiser

Express-News: Mental health crisis in Bexar County a ‘new normal?’

August 15, 2016

People in Texas were stunned by the murder of 18-year-old Haruka Weiser in April as she was walking back to her dorm at the University of Texas at Austin. This is not an Austin problem. It could easily happen here. Bexar County faces its own crisis in caring for those with severe mental illness.


Research

Voelcker award winners focus on cancer

August 15, 2016

Trustees of the Max and Minnie Tomerlin Voelcker Fund voted to give Young Investigator Awards totaling $1.35 million to three rising stars at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio.


Research

Voelcker Fund award winners focus on cancer

August 12, 2016

Trustees of the Max and Minnie Tomerlin Voelcker Fund voted to give Young Investigator Awards totaling $1.35 million to three rising stars at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio.


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