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NIA grants Marciniak $1.5 million to further Werner’s syndrome studies

July 16, 2007

Researchers at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio will expand their studies of a protein mutated in the rapid-aging disorder Werner’s syndrome, thanks to a $1.5 million grant from the National Institute on Aging (NIA).


Quality, safety of health care subject of July 12-14 conference

July 16, 2007

Quality, safety of health care subject of July 12-14 conference.


Evidence-based practice conference July 12-14 examines quality, safety

July 16, 2007

Quality and safety mandates in health care that determine federal payments to hospitals … changing the culture of health care away from punishment toward reporting and amending of safety issues … magnet status for hospitals relating to nursing care and the possible connection to improved patient outcomes.


Ramamurthy named to foreign medical graduate readiness board

July 2, 2007

Rajam Ramamurthy, M.D., a neonatologist at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, was appointed to the board of the Educational Council for Foreign Medical Graduates as one of two representatives of the American Medical Association.


Endovascular neurosurgery is minimally invasive alternative for some patients

June 28, 2007

The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio is utilizing today’s imaging breakthroughs to repair potentially fatal aneurysms and other vascular disorders of the brain, spine and spinal cord, and head and neck.


New MRI scanner to boost Health Science Center’s imaging capabilities to an international level

June 27, 2007

Just as a microscope can reveal the hidden cellular activity in a single drop of water, researchers at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio will soon be able to see much more clearly the anatomy and functions of small animals in order to bring lifesaving scientific discoveries more quickly to humans.


Johnson Center grooms surgeons using simulations

June 27, 2007

Today’s surgical techniques differ greatly from those performed 50 years ago and are even substantially different from those of a decade ago.


Celebration honors RAHC faculty

June 17, 2007

The Regional Academic Health Center (RAHC), located at two campuses of The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio in the Lower Rio Grande Valley, recently held a fifth anniversary appreciation ceremony to honor its dedicated faculty.


Health Science Center, Morningside Ministries dedicate Elizabeth Training Institute

May 16, 2007

The Health Science Center recently provided planning and technological assistance to help Morningside Ministries Retirement Community open a state-of-the-art training institute for those who care for the elderly.


Baptist Health Foundation increases scholarships

May 16, 2007

The Baptist Health Foundation of San Antonio announced 28 scholarships totaling $82,500 for students at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio.


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