Researchers using new method to relieve chronic dry mouth

December 1, 2015

We have four major salivary glands and hundreds more in our mouth- not that we really notice, except when those glands are damaged. That’s when the pain and dryness can be excruciating. Researchers using a new method of growing cells may have found the answer for relief. Read the full story at WNDU  

Chih-Ko Yeh, BDS, PhD


San Antonio lands millions more in new cancer research money

November 23, 2015

San Antonio researchers will have more resources for their battle against cancer. The Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas (CPRIT) has awarded more than $7.7 million to the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio.

Cancer Therapy and Research Center



CTRC leader honored by Leukemia and Lymphoma Society

July 16, 2008

Francis Giles, M.D., of the Cancer Therapy & Research Center (CTRC) at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, was awarded the 2008 Chairman’s Citation for Excellence in Community Service by the South Texas Chapter of The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society.



Laura Bush presents nation’s highest library award to UT Health Science Center for its Rio Grande Valley outreach

March 15, 2005

Mrs. Laura Bush presented the Health Science Center’s Regional Academic Health Center Medical Library with the 2004 National Award for Museum and Library Service in a March 14 ceremony in Washington, D.C. The awards are conferred annually by the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) to institutions that have demonstrated a perpetual, long-term commitment to public service through innovative programs and community partnerships.