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Study shows Hispanics, blacks substantially underrepresented in orthopaedic research

April 24, 2014

In San Antonio, orthopaedic surgeons commonly treat Hispanic and black patients for a vast array of orthopaedic diseases and injuries. When these doctors turned to their specialty’s most esteemed journals to learn more about treatments and breakthroughs, they noticed little to no reference to these minority groups.


Study comparing type 2 diabetes medications seeks volunteers

April 17, 2014

UT Health Science Center, Texas Diabetes Institute among enrolling centers


Scientists unlock secrets of protein produced by disease-causing fungus

April 16, 2014

A team that includes scientists from the School of Medicine at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, Johns Hopkins University and St. Mary’s University reported the structure of a protein that helps a common fungus to infect the body.


Hepatitis C treatment cures over 90 percent of patients with cirrhosis

April 15, 2014

Oral combination proves safe for patients who could not have interferon therapy


SABCS audit shows local symposium’s global impact

April 9, 2014

The audit just came in, and the San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium is a resounding success for San Antonio — and for breast cancer treatment worldwide.


7th annual Community Service Learning Conference tackles health literacy

March 31, 2014

National expert delivers keynote address to help future health care providers communicate clearly with their patients


New defibrillator prevents cardiac arrest without placing leads into the heart itself

March 31, 2014

UT Medicine San Antonio cardiologist, Manoj Panday, M.D., implanted a subcutaneous internal cardioverter-defibrillator (S-ICD) into a patient at University Hospital on March 31.


Nursing Dean Eileen T. Breslin, Ph.D., assumes presidency of AACN

March 26, 2014

Eileen T. Breslin, Ph.D., RN, FAAN, dean of the School of Nursing at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, assumed the presidency of the American Association of Colleges of Nursing on March 24 at the AACN’s 2014 Spring Business Meeting in Washington, D.C.


Doctors to make house calls on students

March 24, 2014

To celebrate the call to serve and inspire students to follow medicine and science career paths, faculty members from the School of Medicine at the UT Health Science Center at San Antonio are heading to schools throughout the city for National Doctors’ Day.


Epilepsy specialist coming to Eagle Pass

March 24, 2014

South Texas Epilepsy Clinics in Eagle Pass on April 4


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