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Dr. Shirlyn McKenzie receives two major honors

November 10, 2010

Shirlyn B. McKenzie, Ph.D., MLSCM, who led the UT Health Science Center San Antonio’s Department of Clinical Laboratory Sciences for 24 years, will receive the TIAA-CREF Distinguished Medical Educator Award at a banquet in San Antonio on Dec. 7.

Stent inventor Palmaz to be honored Nov. 10 in New York

November 9, 2010

Julio C. Palmaz, M.D., of the UT Health Science Center San Antonio, will be honored as a landmark medical innovator at the Cardiovascular Research Foundation’s annual Pulse of the City Gala, set for Wednesday [Nov. 10] in New York.

San Fernando Cathedral, Main Plaza, council chambers to shine in blue light as symbols against diabetes

November 9, 2010

San Fernando Cathedral, Main Plaza and the San Antonio City Council chambers will join hundreds of other world landmarks in being bathed in blue light for the Fourth Annual U.N. World Diabetes Day.

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

November 8, 2010

The 2010 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.

Traveling 3-D exhibit puts you inside arteries

November 8, 2010

WHAT: “The Artery Explorer” mobile exhibit is an interactive experience that takes participants on a journey through arteries affected by atherosclerosis. This is the buildup of plaque within the walls of arteries that can lead to heart attack, stroke …

CTRC named LIVESTRONG® Community Impact Project award recipient

November 8, 2010

Grant will establish artist-in-residence program for those affected by cancer

UT Medicine San Antonio Unveils Art Donated by AT&T

November 4, 2010

AT&T Corp. will donate artwork to the School of Medicine at the UT Health Science Center at San Antonio. Francisco González-Scarano, M.D., dean of the School of Medicine and the Health Science Center’s vice president for medical affairs, said the pieces will be displayed in the UT Medicine San Antonio Medical Arts & Research Center (MARC).

CTRC researchers garner $2.2 million from state

November 2, 2010

Three researchers at the Cancer Therapy & Research Center (CTRC) at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio are moving deeper into promising investigations, aided by $2.2 million in grants from the state’s Cancer Prevention & Research Institute of Texas (CPRIT).

To improve community health, nursing students organize spay/neuter clinic

November 1, 2010

Free clinic planned for San Antonio’s West Side on Nov. 6.

Can aspirin prolong a healthy life?

October 29, 2010

Study at RAHC to test whether it can ward off decline in people 70 and older

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