March 6, 2014
At the annual President’s Luncheon on Wednesday, March 5, President William L. Henrich, M.D., MACP, of The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio announced the official conclusion of the university’s 10-year Campaign for the Future of Health with a final tally of $607 million – far exceeding the $500 million goal.
March 4, 2014
An estimated 20 percent of chronically ill patients have some form of chemical or environmental intolerance, causing them to suffer from a variety of symptoms stemming from their exposures, said Claudia S. Miller, M.D., M.S., an occupational and environmental health expert with UT Medicine San Antonio.
March 3, 2014
The bark of the Amur cork tree (Phellodendron amurense) has traveled a centuries-long road with the healing arts. Now it is being put through its paces by science in the fight against pancreatic cancer, with the potential to make inroads against several more.
February 28, 2014
Neuroblastoma is one of the most common and lethal types of childhood cancers. In a paper published online today in OncoTarget, a researcher at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio unveils the important role of microRNAs in regulating neuroblastoma development, pointing to new therapeutic possibilities.
February 20, 2014
Young scientists and scientists-to-be are getting a boost at the Cancer Therapy & Research Center as the state’s Cancer Prevention and Research Institute announced a $1.6 million grant to support training programs here and another grant to continue important diagnostic research.
February 18, 2014
Individuals with low vision and the people who help them with tasks of daily living are invited to the 16th Annual Low Vision Expo, set for 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, March 1, at Colonial Hills United Methodist Church, 5247 Vance Jackson.
February 13, 2014
Eagle Pass residents age 12 and older who have seizures can be seen by an epilepsy specialist as part of the new South Texas Epilepsy Clinics, which are overseen by the Epilepsy Foundation Central & South Texas and The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio and is funded by the Texas Health and Human Services Commission.
February 11, 2014
In a paper published today in Leukemia, a Nature journal, a UT Health Science Center researcher has pinpointed a protein that could play a key, previously unknown role in the development of pediatric AML — promising new information in the quest to treat and cure childhood leukemias.
February 10, 2014
“I think this is great for our kids,” said Estefana Martinez, a board member of the Edgewood Independent School District in San Antonio, as Edgewood second-graders filed into the Dental School at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio.
February 7, 2014
New York Times correspondent Elisabeth Rosenthal, M.D., to deliver annual Bryant Lecture on Feb. 11