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Dr. Ian M. Thompson Jr. receives national award for advancing cancer science

December 26, 2008

Ian M. Thompson Jr., M.D., will be given the highest award bestowed by the Society of Urologic Oncology at its annual meeting Dec. 4 in Bethesda, Md.


Scientists solve 3-D structure of a protein used by deadly poxviruses to disarm humans’ immune system

December 19, 2008

Finding could aid biodefense against smallpox, development of rheumatoid arthritis therapy


Dr. Carmen Román-Shriver receives national Hispanic ADA award

December 19, 2008

Carmen Román-Shriver, Ph.D., R.D., L.D., director of the Nutrition and Dietetics Program being developed at the UT Health Science Center San Antonio, received the Distinguished Trinko Award presented by a member interest group of the American Dietetic Association (ADA), Latinos and Hispanics in Dietetics and Nutrition (LAHIDAN).


Scientists show master control gene is crucial for determining fungal cell shape and virulenc

December 18, 2008

In collaboration with Spain’s Universidad de Valencia, researchers at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio and The University of Texas at San Antonio are learning more about what makes C. albicans so deadly.


Keeping your children safe during the holidays

December 11, 2008

Tips from faculty at the UT Health Science Center San Antonio


Health Science Center receives 10-year SACS accreditation

December 10, 2008

The Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS), meeting Dec. 8 in San Antonio, reaffirmed the accreditation of The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio. SACS accreditation is required for the Health Science Center to have all of the privileges and status of a fully accredited educational institution.


Gustavo Roman, M.D., elected to international neurology board

December 10, 2008

Gustavo C. Roman, M.D., professor of neurology at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, has been elected to the board of directors of The World Federation of Neurology (WFN).


JAMA article reports vitamin E and selenium do not prevent prostate cancer; San Antonio plays key role in study

December 8, 2008

A national study that involved The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio and area men concluded that two health supplements do not prevent prostate cancer, despite promising results in two previous studies.


Well Child Clinic’s flexibility improves children’s care

December 4, 2008

Children receive immunizations, blood pressure and obesity checks, and many other assessments of overall health that reveal health concerns or issues.


Finding could lead to new treatments for depression

December 3, 2008

A discovery by researchers at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio could lead to new treatments for millions of depression sufferers who do not respond well to the most commonly prescribed antidepressants.


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