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Health Science Center library to display rare books; staff to receive conservation training

April 10, 2008

About 40 rare and antique books related to the medical profession — some published as far back as the 15th century — will be on public display from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on April 17 at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio. The historical collection is located on the fifth floor of the Dolph Briscoe Jr. Library.


Department of Dental Hygiene celebrates 30th anniversary of first graduating class, honors outstanding alumnus

April 10, 2008

The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio’s Department of Dental Hygiene celebrated the 30th anniversary of the first graduating class at the annual Alumni Day Continuing Education Course on April 4.


Traffic safety project expanded to Webb County colonias

April 10, 2008

Hispanic residents and new immigrants to the United States living in Webb County colonias will be the first in the Texas-Mexico border region to learn about traffic safety as a result of a new program being brought to South Texas by The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio.


New report is ‘roadmap’ of South Texas health disparities

April 10, 2008

Diabetes and obesity are the two most significant health disparities in South Texas, according to a new report produced by the Institute for Health Promotion Research at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio.


Dr. Steven Bailey to receive Heroes for Heart award

April 10, 2008

On Friday, April 11, the American Heart Association (AHA) will honor Steven Bailey, M.D., of the University of Texas Health Science at San Antonio, with the 2008 Heroes for Heart Award. Dr. Bailey is interim chief of cardiology and the Janey Briscoe Distinguished Chair in Cardiovascular Research at the UT Health Science Center.


National leader Breslin takes helm of UT Health Science Center School of Nursing

April 10, 2008

Eileen T. Breslin, Ph.D., R.N., professor and dean of the School of Nursing at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst (UMass), is the new dean of the School of Nursing at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio. She succeeded Dean Robin Froman, R.N., Ph.D., F.A.A.N., who retired in March.


Cyclotron wing named for Ruth McLean Bowman Bowers

April 10, 2008

Scans that show how the body is breaking down sugars … images of blood flow and hormone activity in the brain … real-time studies of compounds that supply energy to the heart, brain and other vital organs.


Cancer Survivors Heal Mind, Body And Spirit At Annual Wellness Conference

April 9, 2008

After a diagnosis of cancer, many patients and their families can think of little else but the word “cancer.”


Cyclotron (particle accelerator) wing to bear Bowers name

April 3, 2008

Cyclotron (particle accelerator) wing to bear Bowers name.


Gene mutations tied to immune comeback during therapy for HIV-1

April 1, 2008

A new study by U.S. scientists provides compelling evidence that two genes are linchpins in defining the course of immune restoration in HIV-positive individuals undergoing virus-suppressing therapy.


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