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Saint Mary’s Hall presents stage play to benefit ovarian cancer patients

March 19, 2008

She is the patient in a major research and teaching hospital undergoing treatment for advanced ovarian cancer, and she knows the prognosis is not good.


DoD grants $33 million for post-traumatic stress study

March 19, 2008

DoD grants $33 million for post-traumatic stress study.


1-800 number touted during National Poison Prevention Week

March 17, 2008

South Texas parents always have a number to call when their 3-year-old has sampled bleach or mistaken cold medicine for candy: 1-800-222-1222.


March 29 ‘Spring Fling’ dinner/dance to benefit Alzheimer’s research

March 13, 2008

A “Spring Fling” dinner and dance later this month will raise funds for Alzheimer’s disease research at the Sam and Ann Barshop Institute for Longevity and Aging Studies.


Anti-rejection nanotherapy shows promise in rodent lung transplant model

March 7, 2008

Just as some lung transplant patients celebrate the ability to breathe again, their immune systems begin to attack their new organ.


Rodent lung transplants enable testing of anti-rejection aerosol

March 5, 2008

Just as some lung transplant patients celebrate the ability to breathe again, their immune systems begin to attack their new organ.


More U.S. teeth susceptible to silent enamel-eating syndrome

March 5, 2008

Cavities or not, your teeth could be in more trouble than you know because of a silent and destructive phenomenon called dental erosion.


Trauma/burn specialist Pruitt to receive King Faisal Prize

March 5, 2008

Basil A. Pruitt Jr., M.D., FACS, FACM, of The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio will be honored March 9 in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, as the co-winner of the 2008 King Faisal International Prize for Medicine.


Jaén named to leadership role in organization of family medicine departments

March 3, 2008

Family physician Carlos Roberto Jaén, M.D., Ph.D., FAAFP, the Dr. John M. Smith Jr. Professor at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, is a new member-at-large of the Board of Directors of the Association of Departments of Family Medicine (ADFM).


Dr. Francis J. Giles Receives Irish Medical Science Award CTRC at The UT Health Science Center physician honored internationally for his clinical and research efforts in the treatment of cancer

March 3, 2008

The Cancer Therapy & Research Center (CTRC) at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio announced today that Francis J. Giles, MD, MB, FRCPI, FRCPath, has been honored as the recipient of the Medtronic Award at the National University of Ireland Galway Alumni Awards Gala.


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