State leaders ensure additional $9 million for RAHC

December 2, 2003

Gov. Rick Perry and Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst visited the Medical Education Division of the Regional Academic Health Center on Nov. 18 to make a most- welcome announcement just before the holidays – namely that line-item vetoes in the state budget had freed up an additional $9 million to fund RAHC operating costs.

New animal imaging system at UTHSC just 5th in world

November 17, 2003

A newly acquired $410,000 SPECT/CT machine at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio (UTHSC) is just the fifth of its kind worldwide for obtaining super-high-resolution images of disease processes in rodents and other small animals, faculty researchers said.