June 7, 2016
For the second straight year, the Health Science Center has received the American Heart Association’s Gold-level Fit-Friendly Worksites designation.
June 3, 2016
Hepatitis C is the leading blood-borne disease in the U.S., with more than 3.5 million people developing a chronic infection. While the outlook for treating hepatitis C was grim just a few years ago, now most patients can be cured with direct-acting antiviral medications, many of them evaluated at the UT Health Science Center San Antonio.
June 1, 2016
With an investment of $5 million in 2017 bond money, the UT Health Science Center’s Cancer Therapy and Research Center in San Antonio could complete its new partnership with Houston’s MD Anderson Cancer Center and stop thousands of San Antonians from leaving the city to seek treatment elsewhere.
May 19, 2016
The Center for Research to Advance Community Health (ReACH), part of the Health Science Center, was recognized May 19 by the White House at its 2016 National Hepatitis Testing Day observance in Washington, D.C.
May 6, 2016
Action by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) May 5 to regulate e-cigarettes and vaping in the same way as cigarettes and smokeless tobacco is “a welcome step toward reducing the nation’s cancer burden,” said Ian M. Thompson Jr., M.D., director of the Cancer Therapy & Research Center (CTRC) at the Health Science Center. […]
May 5, 2016
SA Tomorrow is an innovative, three-pronged planning effort, led by the Department of Planning and Community Development, to guide the city toward strategic, sustainable growth. It builds on SA2020 vision begun for former Mayor Julian Castro that was released in 2011 and included goals for improving San Antonio by the year 2020.