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.