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Faculty member named Outstanding Periodontal Educator

December 1, 2015

The American Academy of Periodontology has named Michael P. Mills, D.M.D., as its Outstanding Periodontal Educator Award. Dr Mills is a clinical associate professor with teaching responsibilities in the postdoctoral division of the Department of Periodontics in the School of Dentistry.


AMSUS honors Pruitt with lifetime award

December 1, 2015

Basil A. Pruitt Jr., M.D., FACS, a clinical professor at the Health Science Center and a world-renowned burn surgeon, will receive the Lifetime Achievement Award Dec. 4 from AMSUS, the Society of Health Professionals.


Cancer scientists named AAAS Fellows

November 23, 2015

LuZhe Sun, Ph.D., and Ratna K. Vadlamudi, Ph.D., of the School of Medicine at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, have been named Fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS).


Cancer Therapy and Research Center

San Antonio lands millions more in new cancer research money

November 23, 2015

San Antonio researchers will have more resources for their battle against cancer. The Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas (CPRIT) has awarded more than $7.7 million to the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio.


Erase Cancer

Putting the clamp on cancer

November 23, 2015

How does a protein called connexin put the clamps on cancer? Researchers in the School of Medicine at the Health Science Center reported an explanation.


HSC awarded $5.7 million for cancer research, prevention

November 20, 2015

The Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas (CPRIT) yesterday awarded five new grants totaling $5.7 million to fund research and prevention programs at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio.


Edward Ellis III, D.D.S., M.S.

Changing faces, improving lives

November 19, 2015

Summers in Grand Haven, Mich., were great for Edward Ellis III, D.D.S., M.S. “When I was in high school and college, my summer job was to run the concession stand my father owned at Grand Haven State Park. In fact, I lived in a nice apartment above the …


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Stemming death from bleeding

November 19, 2015

A new research study in Bexar and surrounding counties will examine whether a drug already approved for slowing blood loss in other conditions will reduce the risk of death in adult trauma patients in shock from severe bleeding.


Nicolas Walsh, M.D.

Heroes in our midst

November 19, 2015

Nicolas Walsh, M.D., Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, School of Medicine


Future of eating includes crickets — and other nourishing fare

November 12, 2015

Robert Nathan Allen places a large plastic box — the kind many people use to store winter clothing in summer and summer clothing in winter — on the ground next to an outdoor picnic table at an Austin coffee shop.


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