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For National Doctors’ Day, Health Science Center doctors to visit schools across San Antonio, Laredo

March 27, 2009

They will speak to thousands of schoolchildren in hopes of encouraging the next generation of doctors


Students from Laredo, Valley explore health careers at the Health Science Center

March 17, 2009

Fifty middle- and high-school students from Laredo and the Rio Grande Valley learn to culture bacteria, put in an intravenous catheter and much more as they explore health and science careers during a three-day visit to The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio.


School of Medicine seniors learn residency destinations at ‘Match Day’ envelope opening

March 16, 2009

Fourth-year medical students from The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio stand in front of their classmates and open the envelopes that reveal where their medical residencies will take them.


South Texas Technology Management offers grants to bring promising University of Texas technologies to market

March 13, 2009

Proposals for Spring 2009 POCsparc grants must be submitted by April 17


Conference for cancer survivors set for April 17 to19

March 12, 2009

For cancer patients, thriving as they survive is, in part, a matter of mastering new skills.


Potential method of strengthening TB vaccine discovered

March 9, 2009

New research may have uncovered a strategy for strengthening the only vaccine available today for protection against tuberculosis.


Study shows nurses are the main support for parents of premature infants

March 6, 2009

When an infant is admitted into a hospital’s Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU), parents often experience challenges with establishing their roles as parents because their newborn infants — out of necessity — spend more time in the care of medical professionals than with their families.


“Cancer Cowgirl” to share wit, wisdom at Pearl Stable March 17

March 3, 2009

Keynote speaker: Kris Carr, an award-winning actress, best-selling author, filmmaker and subject of the uplifting documentary Crazy, Sexy Cancer.


“Dress Smart for a Healthy Heart” fashion show puts face on heart disease in the community

February 20, 2009

Both of her parents had heart disease. But Laurie Tran never thought much about her own risk until she felt an unfamiliar tightness in her chest during a run one day and saw her heart rate spike.


Noted childhood cancer researchers to meet in San Antonio

February 19, 2009

About 100 scientists from noted cancer centers will gather in downtown San Antonio Feb. 26-27 to share findings and exchange ideas at the Genetics and Biology of Childhood Cancer 2009 symposium


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