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$1.2 million funds studies of Alzheimer’s cell biology

November 2, 2012

Two newly funded grants totaling $1.2 million will support studies of Alzheimer’s disease at the Barshop Institute for Longevity and Aging Studies, part of The University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio.


Devil flower research attracts attention of biomedical investment company

October 31, 2012

Health Science Center research on potential cancer treatment derived from tropical plant gets a boost from commercial development fund


UT Medicine and University Health System initiate hepatitis C testing program

October 31, 2012

Hepatitis C virus appears to strike South Texas Hispanics disproportionately, and some persons are not diagnosed until the liver-harming infection is in its late stages.


Someone I love has cancer; what do I need to know?

October 30, 2012

A cancer diagnosis can be life-changing, not only for patients, but also for their loved ones.


Paintings by late actor featured in art sale

October 26, 2012

Tickets available for Nov. 10 art sale and show hosted by Elaine Palance, widow of Jack Palance, with proceeds benefiting cancer research


Co-author of New England Journal of Medicine article, Dr. Thomas Patterson, available to speak on fungal meningitis outbreak

October 25, 2012

Thomas Patterson, M.D., professor of medicine and chief of infectious diseases in the School of Medicine at The University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio, is available for interviews about the fungal meningitis outbreak.


Both sedentary and active environments interact with genetic factors to affect risk

October 24, 2012

Study examines perfect storm interplay in Mexican-American children


CTRC oncologist to lead statewide liver cancer trial

October 24, 2012

A Cancer Therapy & Research Center oncologist will lead the first study launched by the Statewide Clinical Trials Network of Texas (CTNeT).


Leaders to break ground on $95 million oral health facility in Medical Center

October 23, 2012

Groundbreaking ceremony for the Center for Oral Health Care & Research, a $95 million Dental School facility of The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio


School of Nursing hosting diversity summit

October 23, 2012

Registration now under way for Nov. 7 discussions on multiculturalism’s role in health care excellence


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