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Ovarian cancer test not effective

June 9, 2011

Study shows no difference in mortality rates from deadly cancer


UTSA, Health Science Center tackle state’s physician shortage with pilot BS/MD degree program

June 8, 2011

Progressive pilot program lets students earn both degrees in seven years


Artist considers color and its impact on well-being

June 7, 2011

Austin artist Leanne Venier, whose abstract paintings explore how color affects well-being, will speak this week on “The Color Effect” as part of an ongoing exhibit of her work at the Dolph Briscoe Jr. Library of The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio.


Free public lecture on clinical trials this Thursday

June 7, 2011

A free public lecture this week on clinical trials and what they can do for cancer patients and the fight against cancer, with examples of patients’ experiences in clinical trials


New hope for cancer patients through clinical trials

June 1, 2011

Fewer than 10 percent of people who have exhausted conventional cancer therapies look into the possibility of participating in a clinical trial, yet those trials are a chance for them to try cutting-edge therapies under close and caring supervision.


Texas State University joins members of South Texas Technology Management

June 1, 2011

South Texas Technology Management (STTM), a regional technology transfer office that assists four University of Texas institutions, today announced it will provide services for a new member: Texas State University-San Marcos.


Aging, obsolete cells prime the lungs for pneumonia

May 26, 2011

Newly published research from The University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio suggests why older people are vulnerable and offers a possible defense.


Patient navigation helps Latinos overcome barriers to health

May 24, 2011

Manual authored by health disparities researchers shows clinics and other providers how to add patient navigators, or “promotoras”


UT Health Science Center San Antonio nurse receives national diversity award

May 24, 2011

Linda Porter-Wenzlaff, Ph.D., RN, has received a national award for her work in promoting diversity within the nursing workforce. The Prism Award is sponsored by the American Nurses Credentialing Center and was presented by the American Organization of Nurse Executives (AONE) at its annual meeting recently in San Diego.


Health Science Center’s N-STORM microscope is 1st in Texas, 2nd in country

May 23, 2011

Talk about putting things under the microscope: A new ultra-high-resolution microscope at the UT Health Science Center San Antonio is allowing scientists to see details that are 10 to 20 times smaller than existing optical microscopes.


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