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Headline News: $600,000 awarded to Dr. Paolo Casali for lupus research   
Posted: Friday, May 30, 2014

Mechanisms of action in lupus by drugs called epigenetic modulators are the focus of a new three-year, $600,000 grant by the Alliance for Lupus Research to Paolo Casali, M.D., of the School of Medicine at the UT Health Science Center San Antonio. Only six of these grants are awarded each year......more»

Headline News: Dr. and Mrs. Feingold's gift to benefit School of Dentistry    
Posted: Friday, May 30, 2014

A $250,000 gift from Florida dentist Jeffrey P. Feingold, D.D.S., M.S.D., and his wife, Barbara, will benefit the School of Dentistry at the UT Health Science Center San Antonio and the construction of the Center for Oral Health Care & Research, scheduled to open in July 2015......more»

Headline News: Commencement ceremonies continue on Friday   
Posted: Friday, May 16, 2014

More than 1,000 students will cross the stage May 18 and May 23 through 25 as graduates of the UT Health Science Center San Antonio. About 750 students will be receiving degrees in May, and 265 more will be honored for the degrees they earned from fall 2013 through February of this year as they completed their programs......more»

Headline News: Chancellor Cigarroa recalls special nurses at NAC luncheon   
Posted: Thursday, May 15, 2014

Nursing Advisory Council (NAC) members and guests learned about the impact nurses can have in education, research and patient care from University of Texas System Chancellor Francisco G. Cigarroa, M.D., the keynote speaker at the NAC’s annual luncheon......more»

Headline News: Breast cancer survivors sought for new food plan study   
Posted: Thursday, May 15, 2014

Breast cancer survivors can now join a new study to learn how certain foods may reduce the risk of cancer recurrence. In the study, Rx for Better Breast Health, led by Amelie Ramirez, Dr. P.H., breast cancer survivors will be randomly assigned to one of two groups evaluating different cancer nutrition tools, and recipes that taste good and promote health......more»

Headline News: Myeloma-obesity researchers find possible treatment target   
Posted: Thursday, May 15, 2014

Edward Medina, M.D., Ph.D., and his team know that obesity increases the risk of myeloma, a cancer of plasma cells that accumulate inside the bones. Their research in the journal <em>Leukemia</em> discusses a protective protein, adiponectin, and its regulator, PKA, that could lead to new therapy for myeloma that could be especially important for Hispanics in South Texas......more»

Headline News: Thank you for your donations to the Big Give S.A.   
Posted: Thursday, May 15, 2014

The UT Health Science Center San Antonio was one of 468 community organizations participating May 6 in The Big Give S.A. The 24-hour day of giving raised 21,351 gifts totaling $2,063,733.50 for San Antonio area nonprofit organizations. Thank you for your gifts that will help support the Health Science Center’s missions of research, education, clinical care and community service......more»

Headline News: $2.9 million study uses texts, counseling to control obesity    
Posted: Thursday, May 15, 2014

A new obesity management program will use family counseling, text messages and newsletters to help control weight and spark healthier eating and physical activity habits in obese/overweight Latino children. The $2.9 million grant is led by Deborah Parra-Medina, Ph.D., M.P.H., of the Institute for Health Promotion Research at the UT Health Science Center San Antonio......more»

Headline News: Fulbright U.S. Student Award to fund African health project   
Posted: Thursday, May 15, 2014

A lack of education often leads to disease through unsanitary methods used to prepare and store food. M.D./M.P.H. student Samy Bendjemil has received a Fulbright U.S. Student Award to set up a community health program to address these issues in Burkina Faso, a West African country north of Ghana. He is working with village leaders, African physicians, and faculty members from the School of Medicine and its Center for Medical Humanities & Ethics to accomplish this goal......more»

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Posted: Wednesday, May 07, 2014

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