Sex Education

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CTRC, other NCI Cancer Centers, issue call for HPV vaccination in children

January 27, 2016

Directors of the nation’s 69 National Cancer Institute-designated Cancer Centers, including the Cancer Therapy & Research Institute of the UT Health Science Center San Antonio, have called for all children and young adults to be vaccinated against human papillomavirus (HPV).

UT Health Science Center receives $13.75 million to expand successful teen pregnancy prevention efforts

July 14, 2015

The grants will expand evidence-based programs provided by UT Teen Health, the university’s successful initiative that promotes healthy choices for adolescents.

Chlamydia protein has an odd structure, scientists find

June 11, 2013

A protein secreted by the chlamydia bug has a very unusual structure, according to scientists in the School of Medicine at The University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio.

Federal government awards $10 million to innovative Sex Education Program at UT Health Science Center

September 30, 2010

The federal government today awarded $10 million over five years to The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio to continue an innovative sex education program in the region’s schools.

UTSA, Health Science Center Collaborate with Merck & Co., Inc., to Develop Chlamydia Vaccine

April 27, 2009

The University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA) and The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio (Health Science Center) today announced an exclusive license and sponsored research agreement with Merck & Co., Inc., to develop a vaccine for chlamydia, targeting the common sexually transmitted bacterium Chlamydia trachomatis.

HSC Sex Education Program spotlighted on billboards citywide

May 31, 2005

Six billboards, three in English and three in Spanish, will go up around San Antonio this week to let young people know that sex is worth the wait.