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UT Health Science Center Med Ed Camp offers high school students hands-on science activities

June 9, 2009

Twenty-five Laredo area high school students will learn about the dental hygiene profession through hands-on activities, including the application of a dental sealant on a model of a tooth.


New Web site eases end-of-life planning for Texans

June 4, 2009

Less than a quarter of U.S. adults have spelled out end-of-life wishes in an advance directive or legally appointed someone to make health care decisions if they are unable to do it themselves.


UT Health Science Center to hold open house June 17 about new dietetics/nutrition degree

June 1, 2009

Deadline July 1 for admission into the dual master’s degree


CTRC clinical trial enables cancer patient to achieve dream

May 28, 2009

A California woman makes the 2,300-mile roundtrip to South Central Texas twice a month to take part in a clinical trial at the Cancer Therapy & Research Center at the UT Health Science Center at San Antonio.


To bypass or stent, that is the question

May 28, 2009

Whether a patient should have coronary-artery bypass surgery or stents depends on many factors and, in the majority of cases, should not be decided until a team of medical professionals has weighed in on the patient’s data.


Study sheds more light on Lou Gehrig’s disease mystery

May 27, 2009

X-ray crystal structures reveal negative traits of badly acting molecules


Nearly 90 percent of graduating nursing students already have jobs

May 19, 2009

In stark contrast to the bleak employment outlook for the college class of 2009, nearly 90 percent of nursing graduates from The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio already have jobs.


Mayes named president and CEO of UT Medicine San Antonio

May 18, 2009

Thomas C. Mayes, M.D., M.B.A., chairman of pediatrics at The University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio, is the new president and chief executive officer of UT Medicine San Antonio, the multispecialty practice group composed of Health Science Center School of Medicine faculty physicians.


May 18 lecture focuses on nanotechnology’s medical applications

May 12, 2009

Miniaturizing devices to a billion times smaller than a meter may one day help heart attack patients and others.


Cancer prevention researcher named to influential Texas cancer funding group

April 30, 2009

Amelie G. Ramirez, Dr.P.H., director of the Institute for Health Promotion Research at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, will advise the new state agency known as CPRIT, the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas.


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