Study: Cork tree extract reduces prostate cancer in mice

May 16, 2007

A natural, over-the-counter herbal supplement on the market to help joint inflammation also shows robust ability to curb prostate cancer, according to a rodent study described by researchers from The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio.


Smith is Health Science Center’s 12th Piper Professor

May 3, 2007

Linda A. Smith, Ph.D., professor and associate chair in the department of clinical laboratory sciences (CLS) at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, today was named a Piper Professor of 2007 by The Minnie Stevens Piper Foundation.



Barshop Institute to be featured on KLRN Encore channel

May 3, 2007

The Sam and Ann Barshop Institute for Longevity and Aging Studies, part of The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, will be featured at 2 p.m. Monday, May 28, on KLRN Digital Channel 9.2 (called Encore).


Health Science Center highly ranked on 3 AAMC lists

May 3, 2007

Research productivity in the School of Medicine at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio is highlighted in a new report from the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC).