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Quillin named Educator of the Year by physician assistants academy

February 29, 2016

Barbara Quillin, M.P.A.S., program director for the Physician Assistant (PA) Studies program in the School of Health Professions, has been named Educator of the Year by the Texas Academy of Physician Assistants.


Display of rare and historical anatomy books

Display of rare and historical anatomy books

February 29, 2016

When 3 to 6 p.m., Tuesday, April 12 Where P.I. Nixon Medical Historical Library, Briscoe Library (5th floor) Details The P.I. Nixon Medical Historical Library will be holding an exhibit of rare and historical anatomy texts. View a first edition of De H …


Express-News: Fe3 Medical raises $11 million to start clinical trials for iron-deficiency patch

February 28, 2016

San Antonio-based Fe3 Medical disclosed Wednesday it has raised $11 million from investors to fund clinical trials of a transdermal patch it has developed for patients suffering from iron-deficiency anemia. Read the full story at Express-News


KENS 5: Giant periodic table unveiled in San Antonio

February 28, 2016

Graduate students from The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio and the Voelcker Biosciences Teacher Academy are working with more than 100 K-12 schools in the San Antonio area to create what is believed to be the largest periodic t …


News 4: San Antonio attempts world record for largest periodic table

February 28, 2016

The largest periodic table in the world may now be here in San Antonio. Read the full story at News 4


Medical Xpress: New insights reported about the Angelina Jolie gene

February 28, 2016

The CTRC—a National Cancer Institute-designated Cancer Center—is part of UT Medicine San Antonio, the clinical practice of the School of Medicine at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio. Read the full story at Medical Xpress


Newsmax: New finding made in ‘Angelina Jolie gene’

February 28, 2016

Texas scientists have uncovered new evidence of how the breast cancer gene BRCA1 — sometimes referred to as the “Angelina Jolie gene” — leads to the disease.  Researchers from the Cancer Therapy & Research Center in San Antonio have determined BRCA …


Becker’s Orthopedic Review: AAOS names Dr. Gerald Williams Jr. President: 5 key notes

February 28, 2016

Gerald Williams Jr., MD, became president of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons.  “It is an honor to be stepping into the role of president ahead of such an exciting year in the history of the Academy,” said Dr. Williams. “While medicine is f …


Zee news: How loss of Angelina Jolie gene results in breast cancer

February 28, 2016

Washington D.C.: A team of researchers has provided deeper insight into how the Angelina Jolie gene, BRCA1, functions in normal breast tissue and how its loss results in breast cancer. Read the full story at Zee News


KSAT 12: March is Colon Cancer Awareness Month

February 28, 2016

March is Colon Cancer Awareness Month, and the UT Health Science Center is using a 10-feet-tall by 20-feet-long inflatable tunnel to illustrate how colon cancer develops and how it can be prevented. The key, doctors say, is simple: Early testing. Watch …


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