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Headline News: Greehey CCRI celebrates 10th anniversary, welcomes Dr. Peter Houghton   
Posted: Wednesday, July 01, 2015

UT Health Science Center and community leaders gathered June 9 to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the Greehey Children’s Cancer Research Institute and formally welcome Peter Houghton, Ph.D., as institute director......more»

Headline News: Type 2 diabetes studies seek participants   
Posted: Tuesday, June 30, 2015

Individuals age 18-70 with and without type 2 diabetes are sought to participate in various studies led by UT Medicine San Antonio physicians Ralph DeFronzo, M.D., and Eugenio Cersosimo, M.D., Ph.D., at the Texas Diabetes Institute and the UT Health Science Center at San Antonio. The University Health System’s Texas Diabetes Institute is a world-recognized center of excellence dedicated to the care, prevention, education and research of diabetes......more»

Headline News: Regents honor seven faculty members with Outstanding Teaching Awards   
Posted: Tuesday, June 30, 2015

The University of Texas System Board of Regents has honored seven exemplary faculty members of the UT Health Science Center San Antonio with Regents’ Outstanding Teaching Awards (ROTA) for 2015......more»

Headline News: Pilot program helps Hispanic children adopt healthier lifestyles   
Posted: Wednesday, June 17, 2015

Hispanic children who participated in a unique weight-maintenance pilot intervention were more likely to adopt healthy lifestyles, resulting in healthier weights, than children who didn’t participate, according to a Health Science Center study in the June 2015 issue of the journal Childhood Obesity......more»

Headline News: Participants sought for study of diaphragm pacing device in ALS patients   
Posted: Wednesday, June 17, 2015

San Antonio area residents who have been diagnosed with Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis may be eligible to enroll in a research study to determine if a diaphragm pacing device will improve their respiratory muscle function, which can improve their independence and mobility. .....more»

Headline News: HSC to host Texas Tribune event   
Posted: Wednesday, June 17, 2015

The Health Science Center will host a free, open-to-the-public conversation on “Health Care and the 84th Legislature,” presented by the Texas Tribune, at 11:30 a.m., Wednesday, June 24, in Pestana Lecture Hall. The Texas Tribune is a nonpartisan, nonprofit online media organization......more»

Headline News: QEP process proceeds with formation of topic teams   
Posted: Friday, June 05, 2015

More than 60 faculty, students and staff from the Health Science Center and members of the San Antonio healthcare community participated in the Quality Enhancement Plan (QEP) Retreat May 18-19. President William L. Henrich, M.D., MACP, welcomed the participants to the retreat and emphasized the importance of their contribution in making the QEP process successful. .....more»

Headline News: Neurosurgery department approved for neurocritical care fellowship    
Posted: Friday, June 05, 2015

The Department of Neurosurgery announced that its request for accreditation from the United Council for Neurologic Subspecialties (UCNS) has been approved. Starting June 1, the HSC will have the first UCNS-accredited neurocritical care fellowship in the South Texas region......more»

Headline News: FDA expedites development of hepatitis C drugs   
Posted: Friday, June 05, 2015

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has granted amended Breakthrough Therapy Designation for an investigational combination of drugs that show great promise for treating the sickest hepatitis C patients ― those with advanced cirrhosis and those who have had a liver transplant but the virus has returned. .....more»

Headline News: Adults suffering from drooling can participate in new study   
Posted: Friday, June 05, 2015

For people who have been diagnosed with a neurological disorder that weakens the throat muscles and tongue, troublesome drooling—known in the medical world as sialorrhea—is a common but psychologically devastating condition. .....more»

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