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South Texas Health and Education Summit to be held Oct. 10 in San Antonio

October 11, 2011

Summit to focus on increasing awareness and understanding of critical health issues in South Texas


Hyundai Hope On Wheels® to award $100,000 for childhood cancer research

September 27, 2011

In September, during National Childhood Cancer Awareness Month, Hyundai Hope on Wheels will donate $7.1 million to support 71 pediatric cancer research projects and programs at Children’s Oncology Group (COG) institutions across the country.


Team learns how some proteins are taken to the garbage

September 27, 2011

Investigators find potential target for anti-cancer drug development


Health Science Center to offer free screenings, presentation by cancer faculty members Oct. 27

September 23, 2011

A cancer prevention, early detection and treatment workshop will be held from 8 a.m. to noon on Thursday, Oct. 27, at the Regional Campus of the UT Health Science Center San Antonio.


Health Science Center faculty and staff hold volleyball fundraiser for sickle cell patients

September 22, 2011

A volleyball tournament at the UT Health Science Center San Antonio to raise funds and send young patients to Camp Cell-A-Bration, a camp for children ages 6-14 with sickle cell disease, held at Camp For All near Brenham.


Henrich to announce Charles Butt and H-E-B Excellence Fund

September 16, 2011

The UT Health Science Center San Antonio is establishing The Charles Butt and H-E-B Excellence Fund for the Future of Health. William L. Henrich, M.D., MACP, president of the Health Science Center, will officially announce the new fund Saturday night (Sept. 17) at the 2011 President’s Gala.


Voelcker Scholars have earned the right to be called scientists

September 15, 2011

The flame of scientific discovery is burning brightly in the hearts of 22 young scientists known as the Voelcker Scholars.


Free exercise center for cancer survivors launches Sept. 28

September 14, 2011

It’s no surprise that that regular exercise brings enormous benefits to cancer survivors. The trick is putting that knowledge into widespread practice, and that’s the goal of a new fitness center for cancer survivors opening Sept. 28 at the Cancer Therapy & Research Center at The University Health Science Center at San Antonio.


Graduate School wins grant to recruit, retain minority students

September 13, 2011

The Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences at the UT Health Science Center San Antonio has captured a $1.6 million grant to train the next generation of talented and diverse scientific innovators.


Summit Highlights Progress in Reducing Obesity among Latino Children

September 12, 2011

Investigators from across the nation will unveil progress in their efforts to reduce Latino childhood obesity and improve Latino nutrition, fitness, and healthy lifestyles during Texas Obesity Awareness Week at the 3rd Annual Salud America! Scientific Summit on Sept. 15-16, 2011, at the Hotel Contessa in San Antonio.


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