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Health Science Center offers help to Houston-area U.T. institutions

September 22, 2005

Leaders of The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio said Thursday they are working with their sister campuses – the U.T. M. D. Anderson Cancer Center, the U.T. Medical Branch at Galveston and the U.T. Health Science Center at Houston – to accommodate colleagues who need assistance because of Hurricane Rita.


Campus takes precautions against hurricane-related wind, rainfall

September 22, 2005

Hurricane Rita is expected to make landfall on the Texas coast this weekend, and Health Science Center leaders have a plan in place to respond to any campus needs that might arise.


Study to investigate context surrounding drinking and driving

September 20, 2005

The South Texas Injury Prevention and Research Center at the Health Science Center has been awarded a community action research grant through the American Sociological Association’s Sydney S. Spivack Program in Applied and Social Research Policy.


U.S. meeting examines chemical intolerance and drug addiction

September 20, 2005

Claudia S. Miller, M.D., M.S., of the Health Science Center, chaired a national conference Sept. 19 and 20 at the National Institute for Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS) at Research Triangle Park, N.C.


Cigarroa, UAT president sign pact to create master’s program

September 20, 2005

Francisco G. Cigarroa, M.D., president of the Health Science Center, signed an agreement Sept. 19 in Tamaulipas to develop a master’s degree program in infectious diseases at the Mexican state’s medical school.


Health Science Center forensic dentist on scene in Baton Rouge

September 6, 2005

David Senn, D.D.S., a forensic dentist who helped identify victims of September 11 at Ground Zero in New York, is in Baton Rouge, La., as part of a regional team sent to begin the process of identifying victims of Hurricane Katrina. Dr. Senn is a clinical assistant professor of dental diagnostic science at the Health Science Center.


Health Science Center students take lead in shelter medical response

September 6, 2005

Hundreds of students and faculty from the Health Science Center are responding to the call to help victims of Hurricane Katrina now in shelters in the Alamo City.


Chromosome 18 center celebrates 10 years, 233 families, 21 papers

September 6, 2005

The Chromosome 18 Clinical Research Center at the Health Science Center began as a study of children who have deletions of a portion of Chromosome 18 (18q-).


Health Science Center assisting Katrina efforts on multiple fronts

September 6, 2005

The Health Science Center is focusing its Hurricane Katrina relief efforts on providing care for critically ill refugees, addressing public health challenges, assisting local and state agencies, accommodating displaced health professional students and residents, and offering research resources to scientists so that vital work is not lost, Francisco G. Cigarroa, M.D., president, said in a campus e-mail Friday.


Health Science Center to assist Katrina efforts on multiple fronts

September 2, 2005

The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio will focus its Hurricane Katrina relief efforts on providing care for critically ill refugees, addressing public health challenges, assisting local and state agencies, accommodating displaced health professional students and residents, and offering research resources to scientists so that vital work is not lost, Francisco G. Cigarroa, M.D., president, said in a campus e-mail Friday.


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