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Robert J. Kleberg, Jr. and Helen C. Kleberg Foundation provides $2 million for study of cellular events that precede Alzheimer’s

February 4, 2015

Mouse model may show whether brain, halfway to disease, can be aided


Anti-epilepsy drug preserves brain function after stroke

February 4, 2015

New approach stops nerve activity instead of breaking up clots.


Griffith studies link between aging, autoimmune disease

February 3, 2015

Ann V. Griffith, Ph.D., one of the newest members of the faculty at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, is delving into why the appearance of autoimmune disease is linked with aging.


Mays Family Foundation gives $5 million to CTRC

January 22, 2015

The gift will endow the Mays Family Foundation Distinguished University Presidential Chair for the Director of the CTRC, and will accelerate the progress of the CTRC at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio to a new level of excellence.


Lodge gains early career award from U.S. pharmacology society

January 22, 2015

Daniel Lodge, Ph.D., a psychiatric disorders researcher at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, will be honored at the American Society for Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics annual meeting.


Despite recent thinking, UT Health Science Center study shows diabetic patients can benefit from dental implants

January 21, 2015

A new study by researchers at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio shows that, with some accommodations, diabetic patients ― even those with poorly controlled diabetes ― had as high a success rate with implants after one year as patients with no high-blood-sugar issues.


Cytogenetics Laboratory certified to offer first FDA-approved microarray testing

January 16, 2015

The Clinical and Molecular Cytogenetics Laboratory of South Texas Reference Laboratories in the Department of Pathology, and UT Medicine San Antonio now offer parents the option of rapid-turnaround, U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)-approved microarray testing.


UT Health Science Center School of Nursing helps establish new national organization for Hispanic faculty nurses

January 15, 2015

The School of Nursing is forming and hosting the first board meeting of the National Latino Nurses Faculty Association.


Dual-degree programs rank highly in number of NIH fellowships

January 14, 2015

Dual-degree programs at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio are thriving, according to the percentage of students supported by highly competitive and scarce National Institutes of Health (NIH) fellowship awards.


Patterson appointed to CDC infection control committee

January 12, 2015

Jan E. Patterson, M.D., M.S., of the School of Medicine at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, has been appointed to serve on the Healthcare Infection Control Practices Advisory Committee of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.


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