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Team IDs brain circuit involved in drug’s antidepressant effect

Finding could lead to development of a new, safer way to rapidly treat depression SAN ANTONIO (Dec. 21, 2015) — At its best, the drug ketamine relieves depression within two…

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Health is why

Several teams from the Health Science Center participated in the 2015 San Antonio Heart & Stroke Walk held Dec. 12 at Nelson Wolff Stadium. John Calhoon, M.D. (right), director of…

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Research teams present findings at Breast Cancer Symposium

Prevention of breast cancer and precise treatment once an individual has breast disease are ongoing themes of research at the Cancer Therapy & Research Center (CTRC) at the Health Science…

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Scientists learn how poxviruses defeat the body’s host defense

Smallpox virus magnified approximately 370,000 times. Courtesy CDC / Dr. Fred Murphy; Sylvia Whitfield SAN ANTONIO (Dec. 10, 2015) — Smallpox virus, which killed millions of humans through the ages,…

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UT Health Science Center San Antonio first U.S. site to offer new immunotherapy cancer trial for children

SAN ANTONIO (Dec. 3, 2015) ― The UT Health Science Center San Antonio is the first study site in the United States to offer a clinical trial evaluating a promising…

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$1 million for Alzheimer’s research

Health Science Center President William L. Henrich, M.D. (left) poses with Cody Knowlton, president and CEO of the Baptist Health Foundation of San Antonio.

Baptist Health Foundation gift largest in foundation history William L. Henrich, M.D., MACP, president of the Health Science Center, personally thanked Baptist Health Foundation of San Antonio trustees Dec. 3…

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