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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).


Health Science Center announces $1.2 million for Edinburg research

March 13, 2007

Leaders from The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio this week announced three years of funding — at a total cost of $1.2 million — for Health Science Center professors to mentor younger faculty from The University of Texas-Pan American (UTPA).


$25 million in philanthropy makes 2006 a banner year, Cigarroa says

December 12, 2006

It was a transformative year for The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, highlighted by $25 million in private philanthropy, President Francisco G. Cigarroa, M.D., said Dec. 11 in his annual State of the University Address.


Henrich elected to presidency of American Society of Nephrology

November 22, 2006

William L. Henrich, M.D., M.A.C.P., dean of the School of Medicine and vice president for medical affairs at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, was installed Nov. 19 as president of the 9,500-member American Society of Nephrology.


Crash robbed South Texas of neurosurgeon’s heart and talent

October 4, 2006

I received the news early in the morning of September 20. Roman Hlatky, M.D., a highly valued faculty neurosurgeon at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, had been killed in a motor vehicle accident on his way home from University Hospital.


Reflux disease is a warning sign of esophageal cancer

September 19, 2006

Esophageal cancer, which claimed the life of former Gov. Ann Richards on Sept. 13, is a rare but insidious killer that is difficult to detect early, said a San Antonio surgeon who treats the disease.


Walnuts contain melatonin, research shows

September 13, 2006

The next time you reach for salad greens and dressing, you might consider adding some walnuts.


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