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San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium leads way to new cancer treatments

December 3, 2018

SAN ANTONIO (Dec. 3, 2018) ― More than 7,000 physicians and researchers from around the world will converge on the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center, 800 E. Market St., Dec. 4-8, to attend the San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium® (SABCS®). Founded, owned and operated by UT Health San Antonio, SABCS began in 1977 as a one-day […]

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UT Health San Antonio offers first state-funded occupational therapy doctorate in Texas

November 26, 2018

SAN ANTONIO (Nov. 26, 2018) ― The School of Health Professions at UT Health San Antonio is leading the way as the first state-supported educational program in Texas to offer an entry-level Doctor of Occupational Therapy (OTD) degree. Bridgett Piernik-Yoder, Ph.D., OTR, associate professor and chair of the Department of Occupational Therapy, said the doctoral […]

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Dr. Cigarroa receives AMA Foundation Award for Health Education

November 19, 2018

The American Medical Association Foundation on Nov. 10 honored Francisco G. Cigarroa, M.D., professor of pediatric and transplant surgery at UT Health San Antonio, with the AMA Foundation Award for Health Education. Dr. Cigarroa has spent his career as a physician, educator and administrator, contributing to the development of medical students and residents over his […]

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Dr. Parker and Dr. Gonzales receive Texas Alzheimer’s consortium funding

November 19, 2018

Alicia Parker, M.D., and Mitzi Gonzales, Ph.D., of UT Health San Antonio will receive grant funding from the Texas Alzheimer’s Research and Care Consortium (TARCC), the organization recently announced. Dr. Parker is assistant professor in the Department of Neurology and staff physician with the Glenn Biggs Institute for Alzheimer’s and Neurodegenerative Diseases. She will use […]

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Free public symposium Nov. 30 to break down schizophrenia’s walls

November 16, 2018

The Center for Biomedical Neuroscience (CBN) at UT Health San Antonio invites the public to learn about the latest developments in schizophrenia research and treatment at a free daylong symposium Friday, Nov. 30. Seating is limited and advance registration is required. Parking, lunch and the program are all free. Register here. The San Antonio Brain […]

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Free public lecture examines behaviors of Lewy body dementia

November 14, 2018

In the spring of 2014, actor-comedian Robin Williams died by suicide at 63. He had struggled for months with paranoia and confusion, extreme anxiety, tremors and difficulty reasoning. In an autopsy, doctors found the signs of Lewy body dementia. His wife, Susan Schneider Williams, later wrote an editorial in the journal Neurology. She called Lewy […]

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