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UT Health Science Center joins coalition to combat PTSD and traumatic brain injury

January 11, 2012

The School of Medicine at The University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio and other members of the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) today committed to creating a new generation of doctors, medical schools and research facilities that will make sure U.S. military heroes receive the care worthy of their service.


80 ethnic minority participants needed for aspirin study

January 10, 2012

Can a simple intervention – a baby aspirin a day – extend the time that a senior citizen over the age of 65 is productive and free of disabilities? UT Medicine San Antonio physicians are conducting a clinical research study to answer this question.


One Community/One Book selection tells story of migrant farm worker family

January 9, 2012

Author of “Barefoot Heart” to speak in February at San Antonio Public Library, UT Health Science Center


UT Medicine physicians recognized as Best Doctors in America®

January 9, 2012

More than 150 physicians of UT Medicine San Antonio are 2012-13 selections for Best Doctors in America®, a database of the nation’s top physicians.


Your body’s shifting cancer blueprint and the treatments that target it

January 9, 2012

Several of the UT Health Science Center’s top genetic researchers will present the latest in our understanding of the role at the genetic level, at the free January 12 public lecture at the Cancer Therapy & Research Center.


Dr. Amelie Ramirez elected to C-Change board of directors

January 6, 2012

Amelie G. Ramirez, Dr.P.H., director of the Institute for Health Promotion Research (IHPR) at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, has been elected to the board of directors for C-Change, a national organization that aims to leverage the expertise of leaders from government, business and nonprofit sectors of society to eliminate cancer as a major health problem as soon as possible.


State’s top public health, energy experts to gather in Houston for medicine and engineering conference

January 5, 2012

Dr. Amelie Ramirez of the UT Health Science Center San Antonio joins panel on obesity and its related diseases


Austad named interim director of Barshop Institute

January 2, 2012

Steven Austad, Ph.D., was appointed interim director of the Barshop Institute for Longevity Studies at The University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio, effective Jan. 1.


Hydrogen sulfide reduces glucose-induced injury in kidney cells

January 2, 2012

Finding lays basis for studies in animal models of diabetic kidney disease


National Cancer Act made CTRC, more cures possible

December 22, 2011

Tomorrow marks the 40th anniversary of the signing of the National Cancer Act, which established funding and designations for cancer centers like the Cancer Therapy & Research Center at the UT Health Science Center San Antonio.


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