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Alzheimers Couple

Comment about findings of the Alzheimer’s Disease Sequencing Project

August 17, 2018
 

Sudha Seshadri, M.D., professor of neurology at UT Health San Antonio and founding director of the university’s Glenn Biggs Institute for Alzheimer’s and Neurodegenerative Diseases, made the following statement about the Alzheimer’s Disease Sequencing Project, findings of which were announced Tuesday, Aug. 14. Dr. Seshadri is a principal investigator of the research, which was developed jointly […]

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Nurse Giving Patient Injection

School of Nursing receives $2.5 million for new BSN primary care program

August 1, 2018
 

SAN ANTONIO (Aug. 2, 2018) ― The School of Nursing at UT Health San Antonio has received a $2.5 million grant to initiate a specialized nursing bachelor’s program in primary care. The four-year grant funding from the Health Resources and Services Administration began July 1, with classes starting in summer 2019. The program, within the […]

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Jing Wang

Dr. Jing Wang named School of Nursing’s vice dean for research

July 23, 2018
 

Jing Wang, Ph.D., M.P.H., M.S.N., RN, FAAN, has joined the UT Health San Antonio School of Nursing as vice dean for research. Dr. Wang, a professor and the holder of the Hugh Roy Cullen Professorship in Nursing, will guide faculty and student research within the School of Nursing. She brings expertise on the use of […]

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Abnormal gene copying seen in tauopathy fruit fly models

July 23, 2018
 

It sounds like science fiction: Nefarious genes clone themselves and settle their rogue copies in distant outposts of the galaxy (namely, our DNA), causing disease. But it’s a real phenomenon, and in research published July 23, scientists at UT Health San Antonio revealed that this genetic copy-and-paste activity is significantly increased in fruit fly models […]

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Join us as new students enter the Joe R. & Teresa Lozano Long School of Medicine!

July 19, 2018
 

WHAT:    The White Coat Ceremony is a rite of passage for medical students entering the Joe R. & Teresa Lozano Long School of Medicine at UT Health San Antonio. During this ceremony, a white coat is placed on each student’s shoulders and the Hippocratic Oath is recited, signifying the students’ entrance into the medical profession. This year’s […]

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Still time to register for Cardio Renal Connections Conference July 20-21

July 13, 2018
 

San Antonio-area health care providers: If you’ve not yet registered for the Cardio Renal Connections Conference set for July 20-21, you still have time to do so! The conference is directed by UT Health San Antonio faculty Anand Prasad, M.D., associate professor of medicine (cardiology), and Shweta Bansal, M.D., associate professor of medicine (nephrology). Both […]

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