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Doctors’ Day visits taking place today at area schools

March 24, 2015

More than 4,000 students in Bexar County will have the opportunity to hear from physicians from The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio School of Medicine.


New UT System chancellor to announce first names

March 19, 2015

Local medical students learn residency training sites during emotional, exciting Match Day on Friday


New UT System chancellor to announce first names

March 19, 2015

Local medical students learn residency training sites during emotional, exciting Match Day on Friday


High school students to benefit from $675,000 grant to UT Health Science Center’s Voelcker Academy

March 18, 2015

Outstanding San Antonio area high school students will have the opportunity to participate in a unique, intensive, three-year biomedical research program at the UT Health Science Center San Antonio, thanks to a $675,000 grant from The Max and Minnie Tomerlin Voelcker Fund.


New brain cancer clinical trial launched at CTRC

March 17, 2015

The new technology uses tiny radioactive liposomes, or fat particles, only 100 nanometers across, inserted directly into a tumor.


Longer-lived rodents benefit from more of protein’s signals

March 17, 2015

The same beneficial protein is activated when we eat steamed broccoli


South Texas Poison Center celebrates 20th anniversary of assisting families, health care providers with poisonings

March 16, 2015

National Poison Prevention Week ideal time to remind South Texans of free, confidential service available 24-7 by calling 800-222-1222


UT Health Science Center researcher plays major role in FDA approval of drug for aggressive fungal infections

March 13, 2015

Patients with life-threating fungal infections have new hope for survival and less-severe side effects with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s approval of a new drug, isavuconazonium sulfate, also called CRESEMBA®.


ADHD expert named chairman of psychiatry at the UT Health Science Center San Antonio

March 9, 2015

Steven Pliszka, M.D. has been named chairman of the Department of Psychiatry at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio.



UT Nursing partners with AVANCE for school-based pediatric clinic

March 6, 2015

Two hundred children who attend the AVANCE-San Antonio Head Start program at Fenley Center will receive on-site health care through a new nurse-led clinic at the school. The Fenley Center is a child-development campus in the Harlandale Independent School District.


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