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Study: Cork tree extract reduces prostate cancer in mice

May 16, 2007

A natural, over-the-counter herbal supplement on the market to help joint inflammation also shows robust ability to curb prostate cancer, according to a rodent study described by researchers from The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio.


Smith is Health Science Center’s 12th Piper Professor

May 3, 2007

Linda A. Smith, Ph.D., professor and associate chair in the department of clinical laboratory sciences (CLS) at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, today was named a Piper Professor of 2007 by The Minnie Stevens Piper Foundation.


Geurink’s public health work earns national dental hygiene award

May 3, 2007

Kathy Geurink, clinical associate professor in the department of dental hygiene, will receive a major national honor in her field this summer — the 2007 Pfizer/ADHA Award for Excellence in Dental Hygiene.


Barshop Institute to be featured on KLRN Encore channel

May 3, 2007

The Sam and Ann Barshop Institute for Longevity and Aging Studies, part of The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, will be featured at 2 p.m. Monday, May 28, on KLRN Digital Channel 9.2 (called Encore).


Health Science Center highly ranked on 3 AAMC lists

May 3, 2007

Research productivity in the School of Medicine at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio is highlighted in a new report from the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC).


Robert Tucker Hayes Foundation gives $1 million to the Health Science Center

May 3, 2007

The Robert Tucker Hayes Foundation has donated $1 million to support leading-edge cancer research at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio).


UTHSC, community celebrate Greehey gift

April 17, 2007

A chain of people – including an adolescent cancer survivor, a medical student, a research fellow, and a physician and scientist – symbolized the impact of The Greehey Family Foundation’s $25 million gift to The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio during today’s ceremony honoring Bill Greehey and his family.


Alphonse Siros Trust provides student scholarships

March 28, 2007

Thanks to a $10,000 grant from The Alphonse Siros Charitable Trust, four students studying to be respiratory therapists at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio’s Laredo Campus Extension will each receive $2,500 scholarships.


Laredo students interested in respiratory care can attend March 29 event

March 28, 2007

Laredo and South Texas students interested in becoming respiratory therapists and applying to study at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio’s Laredo Campus Extension are invited to an upcoming Respiratory Care Open House. The event, which is free and open to the public, will be held between 3:30 and 5 p.m. Thursday, March 29, in the auditorium at the Laredo Campus Extension, 1937 Bustamante.


Genetics study information

March 28, 2007

The collaborative study group is called the International Neuro-Genetics Association of Spanish America and the United States (INGASU).


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