News Releases

Miami surgeon is new chair of surgery at UT Health Science Center

August 17, 2004

Stephen M. Cohn, M.D., F.A.C.S., an internationally recognized surgeon who has conducted innovative research to improve resuscitation of trauma victims and combat casualties, is the new chairman of the department of surgery at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio.


South Texas men have chance to march for prostate cancer awareness

August 10, 2004

On Saturday, Sept. 4, hundreds of men will get together at the Alamodome in downtown San Antonio, but it won’t be for a football game, outdoors show, power tool exhibition or monster tractor pull.


Pair of proteins said to be predictive of poor outcome in prostate cancer

August 10, 2004

Researchers at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio have identified two proteins that, when measured in tumors post-operatively, appear to represent a stronger marker for prostate cancer progression than the multiple risk factors used to predict death from coronary heart disease.


Dental diagnostic science opens new lab for oral cancer research

August 3, 2004

The dental diagnostic science division of The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio hosted an open house July 20 in honor of the new departmental research laboratory dedicated to oral cancer research.


Masters chairs U.S. panel that urges prudence with biotech crops

August 3, 2004

A San Antonio scientist chaired the study, released July 27, that recommends further scrutiny of genetically modified crops before additional products are permitted to hit store shelves.


San Antonio Life Sciences Institute funds 1st projects

July 30, 2004

The San Antonio Life Sciences Institute (SALSI), a joint program of The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio and The University of Texas at San Antonio, today announced $915,000 for eight research and educational projects conducted jointly by investigators from the two institutions.