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CTRC director named chairman of NCI Early Detection Research Network

August 13, 2010

Dr. Ian M. Thompson Jr., M.D., professor and chair of urology at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio and executive director of its Cancer Therapy & Research Center, today has been elected chairman of the Early Detection Research Network, an initiative of the National Cancer Institute.


Nursing dean receives top honor from National Association of Hispanic Nurses

August 12, 2010

The dean of nursing at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio is the first non-Hispanic nurse to receive the National Association of Hispanic Nurses’ highest honor.


Bike rodeo teaches rules of road to children

August 11, 2010

At the Summer Bike Rodeo, children will learn to ride safely, rules and laws of bicycling.


As school begins, holiday is over from asthma, allergy medications

August 10, 2010

As the first day of school draws near, start ramping up the administration of your child’s asthma and allergy medications and be sure to refill prescriptions or seek new ones, an asthma and immunology specialist from The University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio advises.


Medicine and Public Health: Can They Get Together?

August 4, 2010

“Medicine and Public Health: Can They Get Together?” — a lecture about two related, yet often disconnected, fields that affect human health


UT Health Science Center nurse leader to be inducted into American Academy of Nursing

July 30, 2010

Adrianne Linton, Ph.D., RN, specializes in care for the elderly


Can aspirin prolong a healthy life?

July 30, 2010

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


UT Health Science Center team finds adrenal cancer gene

July 28, 2010

Researchers at The University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio have found a gene that, when mutated, causes one type of adrenal cancer.


School of Medicine establishes Center for Healthy Aging, appoints director

July 27, 2010

The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio today announced the establishment of a new Center for Healthy Aging. Nicolas Musi, M.D., a diabetes researcher in the School of Medicine, will be the founding director.


EDA, community partners fund ‘virtual hospital’ at the UT Health Science Center San Antonio

July 23, 2010

A $1 million grant from the Economic Development Administration (EDA) and funding from several community partners will help the UT Health Science San Antonio’s School of Nursing build a new, state-of-the-art Clinical Simulation Center.


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