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Epilepsy specialist coming to Eagle Pass

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.


Researcher isolates new target for leukemia treatment

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.


700 Edgewood students receive sealants, fluoride mouth rinses

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.


“Paying Till It Hurts” author speaks on high cost of medical care

February 7, 2014

New York Times correspondent Elisabeth Rosenthal, M.D., to deliver annual Bryant Lecture on Feb. 11


New website cultivates healthy changes for Latino kids nationwide

February 5, 2014

Want to fight Latino childhood obesity, but don’t know where to start or how you can make a change?


Finding could explain age-related decline in motor function

February 5, 2014

Team sees change in set point in neuromuscular synapses


Department of Neurosurgery performs 3,000 spine cases, 350 brain tumor cases and 190 spine tumor cases in 12 months

February 3, 2014

National governing bodies approve spine fellowship, more residency slots


Health Science Center researcher wins $900,000 grant to find immune-based cure for ovarian cancer

January 31, 2014

Ovarian cancer is the deadliest of all gynecological cancers, often difficult to detect and tough to cure in the later stages. It stimulates strong anti-cancer immunity in the body, and yet the body’s immune system is not able to eliminate the cancer because the cancer turns the immunity off.


Poverty simulation offers powerful lesson

January 31, 2014

School of Nursing hosting multidisciplinary learning activity to show health care providers harsh realities of poverty


San Antonio physician assistant earns emergency medicine specialty credential

January 30, 2014

Ryan Bierle, PA-C, a physician assistant at the UT Health Science Center San Antonio, is one of only 108 certified physician assistants nationally to recently earn a specialty credential called a Certificate of Added Qualifications (CAQ) from the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA).


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