San Antonio study examines investigational drug for Alzheimer’s

June 6, 2006
 

San Antonio residents diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease may be eligible to participate in a clinical study offered by the Health Science Center. The study will assess whether an investigational drug, Flurizan, can slow Alzheimer’s progression.


Study to explore gene sequences that may raise risk of depression

June 6, 2006
 

Area residents ages 18 to 80 who have suffered depression in the last two years, but are not currently depressed or taking an antidepressant, are encouraged to ask about a new study at the Behavioral Wellness (BeWell) Center, a clinical trials center of the department of psychiatry at the Health Science Center.


Stroke survivor extols Lions Low Vision Center at Health Science Center

June 6, 2006
 

Richard Harris says losing your vision is “very scary, not something anyone plans on,” and he should know.


San Antonio Area Foundation awards $260,738 to HSC researchers

May 30, 2006
 

The San Antonio Area Foundation in May awarded 10 grants totaling $260,738 to Health Science Center researchers for studies of cancer, Parkinson’s disease, myasthenia gravis, a safer smallpox vaccine and other important topics.


Borderplex Health Council to put $1 million into diabetes, nursing studies

May 30, 2006
 

Four institutions of The University of Texas System have formed the Borderplex Health Council, a new partnership promoting education and research to address the health challenges of the South Texas Border Region.


HSC granted more than $500,000 from Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board

May 30, 2006
 

ARPlogo_BODYEarning more awards than any other health institution in the state, The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio received six Advanced Research Program/Advanced Technology Program (ARP/ATP) awards last month from the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board.