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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


Xconomy: San Antonio Life Science Executives Plan Medtech Product Workshops

August 10, 2016

A life sciences professional development and advocacy organization has plans to host four medtech-focused workshops that aim to teach people working in the sector about different aspects of bringing a medical device to market. Read the full story at Xc …


San Antonio Business Journal: SA drug discovery center will use state money to expand cancer research

August 10, 2016

The Center for Innovative Drug Discovery has big plans for its latest cash infusion — nearly $4.6 million courtesy of a new grant from the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas. Read the full story at the San Antonio Business Journal


EndocrineWeb: Excess Weight May Shrink the Brain’s White Matter

August 10, 2016

Middle-age spread is not only unattractive and a risk factor for developing type 2 diabetes. Read the full story at EndocrineWeb


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TPR’s Think Health Science Series: Preparing for Zika in Texas

August 10, 2016

Texas Public Radio will host this event to discuss a possible outbreak of the virus in Texas, including precautions and ramifications for family planning.


2016 Awards

Seven faculty members receive Regents’ Outstanding Teaching Award

August 10, 2016

Seven distinguished members of the faculty at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio have been selected to receive the Regents’ Outstanding Teaching Award from The University of Texas System.


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KENS 5: Real Men Wear Gowns: Beating Bladder Cancer

August 10, 2016

Bladder cancer is the fourth most common cancer among men, but if caught early is treatable. Watch the full story at KENS 5


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