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ACP recognizes three prosthodontists for Original Research in 2015 John J. Sharry Research Competition

January 4, 2016

The American College of Prosthodontists (ACP) announced Ryan R. Sheridan, DMD, MS, FACP, of University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio as the first-place winner of the John J. Sharry Research Competition. Read the full story at Econotimes …


Pearls for your Practice

January 4, 2016

At least once a month, someone asks me what I use to cement all-ceramic crowns. Clinicians are always intrigued and curious about other products that are available for cementation. Ceramir Crown & Bridge is a product that I have been curious about …


Psychologist: Headway Made on Treatment for PTSD

January 4, 2016

Before he launched into his lecture on the long-term consequences of “the blast,” Alan Peterson, a clinical psychologist, took a moment to pay tribute to his subjects — and to get is audience’s attention. Read the full story at Military.com


Team IDs brain circuit involved in drug’s antidepressant effect

December 21, 2015

Health Science Center researchers have identified a brain circuit that brings about the beneficial effects of ketamine and could alter harmful side effects, such as the antidepressant-like effects.



Health is why

December 14, 2015

Several teams from the Health Science Center participated in the 2015 San Antonio Heart & Stroke Walk held Dec. 12 at Nelson Wolff Stadium.



Research teams present findings at Breast Cancer Symposium

December 14, 2015

Research studies conducted by the CTRC and School of Medicine of the Health Science Center were presented during the 38th annual AACR-CTRC San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium held Dec. 8-12 at the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center.


Scientists learn how poxviruses defeat the body’s host defense

December 10, 2015

Virologists in the School of Medicine at the UT Health Science Center at San Antonio discovered how poxviruses overcome their hosts’ immune defenses. The factor the viruses overcome is also involved in some cancers, so the finding has implications for cancer therapy, as well.


UT Health Science Center San Antonio first U.S. site to offer new immunotherapy cancer trial for children

December 10, 2015

The UT Health Science Center San Antonio is the first study site in the United States to offer a clinical trial evaluating a promising new immunotherapy agent in children and young adults who do not respond well to traditional therapy or whose cancer comes back.



Small patient, big questions

December 9, 2015

Luke Castellanos seemed no worse for wear as he sat with his parents in a room at University Hospital recently, just a few days before his fourth birthday, posing for pictures and playing with a new stuffed dog. Luke, the youngest of five, was born pre …


Health Science Center President William L. Henrich, M.D. (left) poses with Cody Knowlton, president and CEO of the Baptist Health Foundation of San Antonio.

$1 million for Alzheimer’s research

December 4, 2015

William L. Henrich, M.D., MACP, president of the Health Science Center, personally thanked Baptist Health Foundation of San Antonio trustees Dec. 3 for their unprecedented grant of $1,050,000 toward South Texas’ first Institute for Alzheimer and Neurodegenerative Disease. The grant is the largest in the foundation’s history.


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