2 from Stanford, 1 from Johns Hopkins start border internship July 11

July 5, 2005

The South Texas Environmental Education and Research (STEER) Program, part of the Health Science Center, and the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) are teaming up to offer South Texas’ first Hispanic-Serving Health Professions Schools (HSHPS)/CDC U.S.-Mexico Border Internship Program.

Young, energetic platelets start thrombosis, study indicates

June 21, 2005

Young blood platelets appear to be “first responders” to injuries in blood vessel walls, plugging the site of bleeding, while older platelets glom on as a blood clot begins to develop, according to new research out of the Health Science Center.