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Study shows how neurons decline as Parkinson’s develops

April 27, 2016

Researchers in the School of Medicine at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio are studying changes in Parkinson’s-affected cells at various stages of the disease, long before any symptoms are evident. They describe the changes in an April issue of the Journal of Neuroscience.


2016 Ambassador Scholars

2-minute video: Ambassador Scholars

April 27, 2016

President Henrich introduces the five Ambassador Scholars, one from each of the Health Science Center’s schools, who represent the university at numerous internal and external events.


The Monitor: UTRGV hosts tour of new med school building

April 26, 2016

UTRGV’s new Edinburg Medical Education Building is nearly ready to open its doors to its inaugural class. Read the full story at The Monitor


Nurses Week

Celebrate nursing!

April 26, 2016

The Health Science Center School of Nursing is joining the American Nurses Association in celebrating National Nursing Week April 24-29.


Alan Peterson, Ph.D.

Presidential Award winner: Alan L. Peterson, Ph.D., ABPP

April 26, 2016

Distinguished Senior Research Scholar. Alan L. Peterson, Ph.D., ABPP, professor, chief, Division of Behavioral Medicine, Department of Psychiatry, School of Medicine.


WOAI Radio: Report shows dangers of ‘e-cigarettes’

April 25, 2016

A wake up call this morning for those who think those e-cigarettes are a safe alternative to smoking traditional tobacco, News Radio 1200 WOAI’s Michael Board reports. Read the full story at WOAI Radio


Texas Medicine Magazine: Match Day, a rite of passage for Texas’ future physicians

April 25, 2016

After filling out applications, traveling for interviews, and the worst part – waiting – anxious fourth-year medical student across the country finally tore into white envelopes that revealed the trajectory of their careers as the nation’s next crop of …


Texas Public Radio: The Source: New FDA e-cig regulations

April 25, 2016

The Food and Drug Administration extended new rules over e-cigarettes last week. The new rules will ban the sales of the product to minors. Listen to the full story at Texas Public Radio


Fox 7 Austin news story

KTBC Fox 7 News: Austin mom gets priceless gift from daughter

April 25, 2016

Tammy Miranda is grateful to be alive. After years of being sick doctors told her she needed a liver transplant. A few tests later and doctors told her daughter, Miranda Bennett, that she was a match. Watch the full story at KTBC Fox 7 News


University Hospital

Express-News: Bexar County’s teaching hospital excels

April 25, 2016

University Health System and the University of Texas Health Science Center recently renewed their operational partnership — a partnership that goes back nearly 50 years to the time a new medical school was built alongside a new teaching hospital. Read …


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