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Headline News: Scientists unlock secrets of protein from disease-causing fungus   
Posted: Thursday, May 01, 2014

Scientists from the School of Medicine at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, Johns Hopkins University and St. Mary's University reported for the first time the structure of a protein that helps a common fungus infect the body. Knowing the protein’s structure will help scientists understand how to develop a targeted therapy......more»

Headline News: Avon Foundation gives $100,000 for breast cancer resources   
Posted: Thursday, May 01, 2014

The Avon Foundation presented a $100,000 check to the Institute for Health Promotion Research (IHPR) earlier this month. The funds will support the IHPR’s <em>Navegando Salud</em> program, which will train bilingual, bicultural community health workers to offer breast cancer screenings, education and other services to women in South Texas. Accepting the check for the IHPR is patient navigator Sandra Costilla. .....more»

Headline News: Study comparing Type 2 diabetes medicines seeks volunteers   
Posted: Thursday, May 01, 2014

The first comprehensive, long-term study comparing different medications for Type 2 diabetes is recruiting participants. The study is being conducted at the UT Health Science Center San Antonio and the University Health System’s Texas Diabetes Institute. Ralph DeFronzo, M.D., is principal investigator of the San Antonio study site......more»

Headline News: Hepatitis C treatment cures 9 of 10 patients with cirrhosis    
Posted: Thursday, May 01, 2014

UT Health Science Center San Antonio liver transplant surgeon Fred Poordad, M.D., and others on an international research team have confirmed that a new oral treatment for hepatitis C has cured 90 percent of patients on a study. The results were published earlier this month in the <em>The New England Journal of Medicine</em>. The new medicine may be on the market by the end of 2014......more»

Headline News: The Big Give: You can help the HSC make lives better    
Posted: Tuesday, April 29, 2014

Thank you for your interest in supporting research, education and care, particularly in the area of cancer, at the UT Health Science Center San Antonio......more»

Headline News: Twenty-five faculty members share stories on Doctors' Day   
Posted: Tuesday, April 08, 2014

More than 3,000 San Antonio area middle school and high school students received a special “house call” March 26 from UT Health Science Center San Antonio health care professionals as part of National Doctors’ Day. .....more»

Headline News: Graduate School to offer cancer prevention certificate   
Posted: Tuesday, April 08, 2014

The Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences is now offering a Graduate Certificate in Cancer Prevention (CCP) that will focus on the risks for cancer in South Texas......more»

Headline News: HSC biologist assists in study of marmosets’ multiple births   
Posted: Tuesday, April 08, 2014

Suzette Tardif, Ph.D., one of the world’s leading experts on marmoset biology from the UT Health Science Center San Antonio, has long been intrigued by the small non-human primate’s ability to successfully give birth to multiple babies. .....more»

Headline News: Dr. Panday brings new heart procedure to South Texas   
Posted: Tuesday, April 08, 2014

UT Medicine San Antonio cardiologist Manoj Panday, M.D. implanted a subcutaneous internal cardioverter-defibrillator (S-ICD) into a patient at University Hospital on March 31......more»

Headline News: Nursing Dean Eileen T. Breslin, Ph.D., new president of AACN   
Posted: Tuesday, April 08, 2014

— Eileen T. Breslin, Ph.D., RN, FAAN, dean of the School of Nursing at the UT Health Science Center San Antonio, assumed the presidency of the American Association of Colleges of Nursing on March 24 at the AACN’s 2014 Spring Business Meeting in Washington, D.C......more»

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