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Scientists ID a protein that splices and dices genes

February 4, 2010

A novel finding, described Thursday (Feb. 4) on the Science Express Web site by teams from the National Cancer Institute, The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio and the University of Toronto, offers a clue as to how genes can have what you might call multiple personalities.


Hispanic nursing student mentoring program, developed in San Antonio, receives $500,000 funding

February 3, 2010

Hispanics account for 15 percent of the U.S. population, according to the U.S. Census Bureau, yet they make up less than 2 percent of the nation’s registered nurses.


Methodist Healthcare Ministries to present transformative gift to UT Health Science Center San Antonio School of Nursing

February 2, 2010

The gift will help the School of Nursing transform nursing education in South Texas by offering three new degree programs and building a ‘virtual hospital’ on the Health Science Center campus.


Unusual competition raises money to improve health in Haiti

January 22, 2010

Project Haiti raises money for various projects, including medical mission trips.


Health Science Center honors Richardson as top scholar for 2010

January 21, 2010

Arlan G. Richardson, Ph.D., director of the Sam and Ann Barshop Institute for Longevity and Aging Studies at the UT Health Science Center San Antonio, will receive the 2010 Presidential Distinguished Scholar Award this evening (Jan. 21) from Health Science Center President William L. Henrich, M.D., MACP.


UT Health Science Center San Antonio honors Hanley for work with RAHC Internal Medicine Residency Program

January 21, 2010

James F. Hanley III, M.D., director of the internal medicine residency program at the Regional Academic Health Center (RAHC) and clinical professor in the School of Medicine at the UT Health Science Center San Antonio, will receive the 2010 President’s Choice Award this evening (Jan. 21) from Health Science Center President William L. Henrich, M.D., MACP.


Micro-thermostat controls infection tied to common AIDS cancer

January 19, 2010

A tiny molecule called a microRNA acts as a thermostat regulating infection by the Kaposi’s sarcoma-associated herpesvirus, researchers at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio reported this week in Nature Cell Biology.


Physicians interpret key research findings from recent San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium for the public

January 14, 2010

San Antonio breast cancer physicians who attended one of the world’s biggest scientific meetings about breast cancer in downtown San Antonio Dec. 9-13, 2009 will explain the most significant findings and answer questions.


Low Vision Symposium on Jan. 23 will offer light at the end of the tunnel

January 14, 2010

The first Low Vision Symposium – highlighted by panel discussions, answers to questions, resource information, and a research update from a community ophthalmologist / clinical professor at the UT Health Science Center at San Antonio.


Regional UT technology transfer office offers Tech Forum on Jan. 14

January 13, 2010

Topics will include local commercialization successes, multidisciplinary research initiatives, university technology transfer and commercialization resources, technology-driven business formation in San Antonio, and funding information and opportunities.


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