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Huffington Post: Exercises that doctors would never do

February 17, 2016

A gym enthusiast’s life can be mentally as well as physically exhausting. The options of exercises targeting the body’s muscles are endless, but the “blacklist” of movements you should never attempt is much shorter. Read the full story at Huffington Po …


2-minute video update: ALTC dedicated

February 17, 2016

The interactive, technology-rich Academic Learning & Teaching Center was dedicated Feb. 16.  


OT students, Boys, Girls Club

Students introduce health care fields to Boys and Girls Club

February 17, 2016

More than 50 Health Science Center students from the schools of medicine, nursing, dentistry and health professions participated last month in a four-day health care careers pilot program with the Boys and Girls Club of San Antonio. The program, the fi …


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KSAT 12: New UT Health Science Center facility features 3-D technology

February 17, 2016

The new Academic Learning and Teaching Center at the UT Health Science Center is composed of 33 interactive classrooms featuring 3-D technology. Inside the new Digital Anatomy Lab, students can take a closer look at a patient’s data. “We can virtually …


ALTC dedication

Interactive Academic Learning & Teaching Center dedicated

February 16, 2016

Academic leaders and community guests celebrated the dedication of the Academic Teaching & Learning Center (ALTC) today at the UT Health Science Center San Antonio.


S.A. Business Journal: Institutions to get millions to help address doc crisis

February 16, 2016

The Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board has awarded nearly $9 million to a handful of San Antonio institutions individually or as part of a collaborative group. The funds are a share of the more than $49 million that will be distributed to nearly …


ALTC dedication

Interactive Academic Learning & Teaching Center dedicated

February 16, 2016

The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio on Feb. 16 dedicated the $51.2 million Academic Learning & Teaching Center (ALTC)—a technological marvel where classrooms enable real-time observation of procedures, complex surgeries and clinical simulations in a dynamic, discussion-based learning atmosphere.



Dentistry students brighten smiles of second-graders

February 16, 2016

More than 700 Edgewood Independent School District second-graders received preventive care from dental students and student hygienists from the UT Health Science Center San Antonio during a free dental clinic Feb. 12.


The Diabetes Times: Drug combination could prevent type 2 heart issues

February 15, 2016

The study, Revitalization of Pioglitazone: The Optimal Agent to be Combined with an SGLT2 Inhibitor, has been published in Diabetes, Obesity and Metabolism.  Researchers looked at the recently completed EMPA-REG study, which demonstrated that Empaglifl …


San Antonio Business Journal: SA biotech group gets new leader

February 15, 2016

The Vaccine Development Center of San Antonio has instituted a leadership change designed to secure the funding and gather the resources needed to carry out its mission. Read the full story at San Antonio Business Journal


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