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Headline News: CTRC researcher part of multiteam European cancer project   
Posted: Tuesday, January 21, 2014

A Cancer Therapy & Research Center (CTRC) researcher has won a grant to be part of an ambitious multi-million-dollar international research program. The program will develop a new drug that could potentially be used to fight many different cancers. Tyler Curiel, M.D., M.P.H., an internationally known cancer immunologist at the CTRC, is part of the TumAdoR project......more»

Headline News: D.N.P. program earns maximum five-year accreditation   
Posted: Monday, January 06, 2014

The Commission of Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) has granted accreditation to the School of Nursing at the UT Health Science Center San Antonio for the Doctor of Nursing Practice Program. The board of commissioners determined that the program met all four accreditation standards. The accreditation, retroactively effective as of March 23, 2013, is for a five-year term, the maximum number of years possible......more»

Headline News: Amino acid’s increase is suspected in diabetes   
Posted: Monday, January 06, 2014

High levels of an amino acid called tyrosine changes development and longevity in animals, but may contribute to the development of diabetes in humans, according to new research from the UT Health Science Center San Antonio. Further study of tyrosine could lead to a new way to prevent or treat diabetes. Alfred Fisher, M.D., Ph.D., will soon begin human clinical trials......more»

Headline News: For some, surgery may be key to healthy weight loss   
Posted: Monday, January 06, 2014

Losing weight is a frequent New Year’s resolution, but if you are obese, losing weight may not be as simple as just eating less and exercising more. Obesity can be caused by the combination of many factors, including genes, the environment, metabolic issues and eating disorders, according to Richard Peterson, M.D., M.P.H., FACS, who directs the UT Medicine San Antonio Center for Bariatric and Metabolic Surgery. .....more»

Headline News: $1 million from Barker Foundation to fund neuroscience research   
Posted: Monday, January 06, 2014

The UT Health Science Center San Antonio has received $1 million from the J.M.R. Barker Foundation. The gift will be used to further ground-breaking research in the areas of pain management and aging, and to support the Health Science Center’s amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) clinic. Kenneth M. Hargreaves, D.D.S., Ph.D., will receive $600,000 to develop a new class of nonaddictive painkillers. .....more»

Headline News: Methodist Healthcare Ministries awards nearly $2 million in multiple grants to HSC   
Posted: Monday, January 06, 2014

Continuing a longstanding tradition of supporting the UT Health Science Center San Antonio’s efforts to improve the health of residents of San Antonio and South Texas, Methodist Healthcare Ministries of South Texas Inc. (MHM), recently awarded almost $2 million in seven grants to the university......more»

Headline News: HSC researchers receive childhood cancer survivor grant   
Posted: Wednesday, December 18, 2013

Survival rates for adolescents and young adults with cancer have improved over the past two decades, but those patients often develop health problems that are frequently not addressed because of a lack of resources and awareness of their unique medical needs. A $50,000 grant from the St. Baldrick’s Foundation will help change this by supporting a clinic coordinator to help address these patients’ needs......more»

Headline News: Biochemistry programmers reap part of $5 million NSF grant   
Posted: Wednesday, December 18, 2013

Borries Demeler, Ph.D., is co-principal investigator on a $5 million grant awarded this fall by the National Science Foundation. In collaboration with researchers at Indiana University and the University of California, San Diego, Dr. Demler is continuing to develop SciGap, a platform that makes it easier for researchers worldwide to analyze data using remote supercomputers in Texas, California and Germany......more»

Headline News: Apply for 2014 Éxito! research training and internship   
Posted: Wednesday, December 18, 2013

Interested candidates can apply for the 2014 <em>Éxito!</em> Latino Cancer Research Leadership Training program through March 7. <em>Éxito!</em>, a program of the Institute for Health Promotion Research (IHPR) at the UT Health Science Center San Antonio, will select 20 master’s-level students and health professionals from across the nation to attend a five-day summer institute June 2-6, 2014, in San Antonio......more»

Headline News: A year after Newtown, RAHC psychiatrist reaching out to kids   
Posted: Wednesday, December 18, 2013

Marian Moca, M.D., associate professor of psychiatry at the UT Health Science Center San Antonio, was in Connecticut when the Sandy Hook tragedy took place Dec. 14, 2012. As a University of Connecticut faculty member, he and his team traveled throughout the state, helping children recover. He now reaches out to kids through Rio Grande Valley schools as director of the child and adolescent psychiatry fellowship at the Regional Academic Health Center (RAHC) in Harlingen. .....more»

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