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India.com: 4 Remarkable South Asian-American Medical Writers You Need to Know

August 10, 2016

Physicians have turned to narratives and writing throughout the ages to bring meaning to their profession and personal lives. Medicine is a profession of storytelling. Read the full story at India.com


San Antonio Business Journal: Pair of San Antonio institutions score millions in Texas cancer research funding

August 10, 2016

Two San Antonio organizations will share nearly $6 million from the latest funding round by the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas, which awarded 26 new grants totaling more than $61.5 million. Read the full story at the San Antonio Busi …


Xconomy: Governments Pay for Research, Jobs in San Antonio Tech and Science

August 10, 2016

Finding funding for tech and life science ventures is no easy endeavor, be it an academic setting or in the corporate world. Government groups in Texas announced this week that they’re providing money to both sectors in San Antonio to boost research an …


Texas Public Radio: I’m pregnant. What should I do to protect myself?

August 10, 2016

Infection among pregnant women is a concern, since babies born to mothers who were infected with Zika (particularly in the first trimester) are at higher risk of devastating birth defects like microcephaly. Read the full story at Texas Public Radio


Health care improvement conference

August 10, 2016

“Conference on Community Engagement and Healthcare Improvement” is sponsored by the School of Nursing at the Health Science Center. The public can attend free of charge.


Texas Public Radio: Zika Threat Heightens Stress For Expectant Mothers in South Texas

August 10, 2016

The Zika virus has reared its ugly head in Florida, and experts say Texas could be one of the next states with local transmission from biting mosquitoes. Listen to the full story at Texas Public Radio


KSAT 12: Haven for Hope donates school essentials to children in need

August 10, 2016

Families are getting ready to send their children off to school and it’s no different for those living at Haven for Hope. Watch the full story at KSAT 12


UTSA: UTSA, UT Health Science Center receive nearly $4.6 million grant for cancer research

August 10, 2016

The Center for Innovative Drug Discovery (CIDD), a joint venture between The University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA) and The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, has been awarded a $4,598,728 grant from the Cancer Prevention …


The Scientist: How a Sleep-Associated Hormone Affects Murine Tooth Development

August 10, 2016

Melatonin, a hormone found in plants and animals alike, is most often associated with sleep. Secreted by the pineal gland in the human brain, its levels ebb and flow throughout the day, following a circadian rhythm and peaking at nighttime as it alerts …


KSAT 12: UTHSC bipolar disorder study focuses on children & adolescents

August 10, 2016

For its study on bipolar disorder, the University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio is recruiting children and adolescents between the ages of 8 and 17 if their parents already have the manic-depressive illness. Watch the full story at KSAT 12


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