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Teens get hands-on introduction to health and science careers at annual expo

November 14, 2011

The 2011 Health Professions Fair & Science Expo, a full day of hands-on activities at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio introducing high school and college students to the wide range of health-related and biomedical professions that are open to them.


International group honors family doctor for lifetime achievements

November 14, 2011

David Katerndahl, M.D., a family physician with UT Medicine San Antonio, received a lifetime achievement award for his outstanding contributions to primary care research.


Survivor of deadly Nazi twin experiments speaks on ethics in medicine

November 7, 2011

Eva Mozes Kor delivers a free public lecture on Tuesday, Nov. 8


Specific criteria improve diagnosis of bipolar disorder, study finds

November 7, 2011

Use of criteria such as family history of mania and early onset of illness resulted in the diagnosis of 31 percent more cases of bipolar disorder in individuals experiencing a major depressive episode, according to results of a large international study reported this year.


$3.7 million program targets Hispanics with bipolar disorder

November 7, 2011

Mental health professionals with UT Medicine San Antonio and collaborating institutions are designing bipolar disorder treatments that will be relevant and culturally sensitive to Hispanics, thanks to a $3.7 million grant from the National Institutes of Health.


CTRC Cancer Prevention Symposium open to public

November 4, 2011

A free public morning forum at the Greehey Children’s Cancer Research Institute with presentations and question-and-answer periods on prostate, skin, colon, lung and breast cancers. Continental breakfast provided.


Breathing Easier: Surgical Options in Lung Cancer

November 4, 2011

When lung cancer patients come to see Daniel DeArmond, M.D., they often feel that life is over, but DeArmond said there are options that many people don’t know.


Dr. Roland Goertz receives 2011 Distinguished Alumni Award

November 3, 2011

Family physician Roland A. Goertz, M.D., M.B.A., of Waco received the 2011 Distinguished Alumni Award from the School of Medicine Alumni Association at The University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio.


Health Science Center researchers win $2 million in cancer research awards

November 3, 2011

Four University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio researchers have been awarded grants from the Cancer Prevention & Research Institute of Texas, including one to further study the increasing incidence of liver cancer among South Texas Hispanics.


Personal stem cell banks could be staple of future health care

October 31, 2011

Young environment rescues old stem cells for use in treating age-related diseases


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