David Morilak, Allie Sharp

CPRIT awards UT Health San Antonio researcher nearly $900,000 to study cognitive impairment

February 23, 2018

SAN ANTONIO (Feb. 22, 2018) ― The Cancer Prevention & Research Institute of Texas this week awarded David Morilak, Ph.D., from UT Health San Antonio, a research award of $899,547. The funds will be used to study mechanisms and new treatments for cognitive impairment associated with a type of hormone treatment used in men with […]

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Erase Cancer

New UT Health San Antonio Latino cancer conference to promote progress in cancer research, science, policies

February 19, 2018

Onside media contact: Cliff Despres, Office: 210-562-6517, Cell: (210) 616-1024 WHAT:     The first-ever conference, Advancing the Science of Cancer in Latinos, will unite 225 U.S. and international cancer researchers and leaders in San Antonio to tackle Latino cancer from prevention to basic science, and treatment to policies. The Latino cancer conference is co-hosted by the […]

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Dental care for children

Edgewood ISD students to receive free dental care Feb. 9 at UT Dentistry

February 8, 2018

Media contacts: Will Sansom, UT Health Science Center, (210) 567-3026, sansom@uthscsa.edu Keyhla Calderon-Lugo, Edgewood Independent School District, (210) 862-9655, keyhla.calderon-lugo@eisd.net WHAT:            About 300 Edgewood Independent School District second-graders will receive preventive care from dental students and student hygienists from UT Health San Antonio’s School of Dentistry during a free dental clinic to be held in […]

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Mays Family Foundation makes legacy gift of $30 million for UT Health San Antonio Cancer Center

January 30, 2018

SAN ANTONIO (Jan. 30, 2018) ― William L. Henrich, M.D., MACP, president of The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio (UT Health San Antonio), announced today that the Mays Family Foundation is increasing its legacy gift supporting the UT Health San Antonio Cancer Center to $30 million. Today’s $25 million contribution builds […]

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Brooke Fina, LCSW, associate professor of psychiatry, meets with a service member regarding a research study involving Prolonged Exposure therapy for PTSD.

Top civilian PTSD treatment effective with active military in regular and shorter, two-week format

January 23, 2018

SAN ANTONIO (Jan. 23, 2018) ― In its first-ever randomized clinical trial with an active-duty military population, Prolonged Exposure (PE), a top treatment for post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), was found effective for combat PTSD. The therapy led to significant symptom reductions and a loss of PTSD diagnosis in nearly half of study participants, with treatment […]

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Results of a UT Health San Antonio study show that assisted hatching does not improve live birth rate for infertile couples.

Scientists find ‘assisted hatching’ results in fewer live births

January 3, 2018

Procedure used to prepare a human egg for implantation in the uterus.

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