Dr. Cigarroa receives AMA Foundation Award for Health Education

November 19, 2018
 

The American Medical Association Foundation on Nov. 10 honored Francisco G. Cigarroa, M.D., professor of pediatric and transplant surgery at UT Health San Antonio, with the AMA Foundation Award for Health Education. Dr. Cigarroa has spent his career as a physician, educator and administrator, contributing to the development of medical students and residents over his […]

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Dr. Parker and Dr. Gonzales receive Texas Alzheimer’s consortium funding

November 19, 2018
 

Alicia Parker, M.D., and Mitzi Gonzales, Ph.D., of UT Health San Antonio will receive grant funding from the Texas Alzheimer’s Research and Care Consortium (TARCC), the organization recently announced. Dr. Parker is assistant professor in the Department of Neurology and staff physician with the Glenn Biggs Institute for Alzheimer’s and Neurodegenerative Diseases. She will use […]

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Free public symposium Nov. 30 to break down schizophrenia’s walls

November 16, 2018
 

The Center for Biomedical Neuroscience (CBN) at UT Health San Antonio invites the public to learn about the latest developments in schizophrenia research and treatment at a free daylong symposium Friday, Nov. 30. Seating is limited and advance registration is required. Parking, lunch and the program are all free. Register here. The San Antonio Brain […]

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Free public lecture examines behaviors of Lewy body dementia

November 14, 2018
 

In the spring of 2014, actor-comedian Robin Williams died by suicide at 63. He had struggled for months with paranoia and confusion, extreme anxiety, tremors and difficulty reasoning. In an autopsy, doctors found the signs of Lewy body dementia. His wife, Susan Schneider Williams, later wrote an editorial in the journal Neurology. She called Lewy […]

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President Henrich inducted into Texas Diabetes Institute Wall of Honor

November 9, 2018
 

William L. Henrich, M.D., MACP, president, was honored Nov. 9 by the University Health System Foundation as a 2018 Texas Diabetes Institute Wall of Honor inductee and Vision of Research award winner. “Dr. Henrich is a physician, a healer, a specialist in kidney disease, the author of over 300 articles, and the founding editor of […]

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As it inspires the young, Science Expo 2018 will also warn about diabetes

November 8, 2018
 

Attention, news editors: On Saturday, Nov. 10, school buses and parent cars will descend on UT Health San Antonio’s campus for Science Expo 2018, the largest annual health and science careers pipeline program in Bexar County. The highly popular event is already at full capacity, with 1,500 high school and college students scheduled to attend, […]

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