News Releases

Ophthalmologist Orville E. Gordon leaves $150,000 for residents

March 30, 2004

Ophthalmology residents at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio will perpetually benefit from an approximately $150,000 donation left by Orville E. Gordon, M.D., a distinguished clinical faculty member who died in June 2003.

Researchers collaborate to examine mystery illness that plagues women

March 23, 2004

Acne, excessive hair growth, weight gain and infertility – these are some of the devastating side effects of a common female disorder called Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS).

Only 2 months left to enroll in STAR breast cancer prevention study

March 23, 2004

Most of us know someone, perhaps even a close loved one, who has had breast cancer.

Inhalants cause blindness, other problems, poison specialists say

March 19, 2004

Three young people in South Texas are permanently blind because they sniffed carburetor cleaners – another strong reminder of the serious dangers of getting high off these inhalants, said a specialist from the South Texas Poison Center at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio.

S.A. among 12 sites for TODAY trial to test medicines, lifestyle changes in young

March 16, 2004

San Antonio (March 16, 2004) – “I didn’t take care of myself as I should have, so I push her and push her and I’m never going to stop.” Juanita Aleman, who at the young age of 39 lives with severe complications of type 2 diabetes, said the words within earshot of her 15-year-old daughter, […]

Health Science Center researchers attract record $189 million

March 16, 2004

The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio pulled in by far the largest amount of research funding of any South Texas university or institution in fiscal 2003, garnering a record $189 million in competitive awards for research and related activities. That’s a healthy increase of 20 percent over fiscal 2002.