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Headline News: White House names Young-McCaughan 'Champion of Change'   
Posted: Tuesday, April 08, 2014

Stacey Young-McCaughan, RN, Ph.D., a professor in the School of Medicine, was honored March 21 by the White House as a Women Veteran Leader Champion of Change. .....more»

Headline News: PTSD researcher named White House Champion of Change    
Posted: Monday, April 07, 2014

The White House has named Stacey Young-McCaughan, RN, Ph.D., a professor in the School of Medicine, a Women Veteran Leader Champion of Change. The retired Army colonel is director of research for STRONG STAR, a multidisciplinary and multi-institutional research consortium based at the UT Health Science Center San Antonio designed to understand, prevent and treat combat-related post-traumatic stress disorder. .....more»

Headline News: South Texas Epilepsy Clinics bring seizure experts to border   
Posted: Friday, March 21, 2014

New South Texas Epilepsy Clinics in Del Rio, Eagle Pass and Laredo are allowing residents of the South Texas border region to be treated by epilepsy specialists in their hometowns. Lola Morgan, M.D., and Octavian Lie, M.D., Ph.D., board-certified neurologists at UT Medicine San Antonio, are providing the patient care. .....more»

Headline News: Health Science Center wins two UT System awards   
Posted: Friday, March 21, 2014

Health Science Center wins two UT System Chancellor's Awards.....more»

Headline News: Nine HSC faculty members discuss research at RegenMed SA   
Posted: Friday, March 21, 2014

Nine UT Health Science Center San Antonio faculty presenters discussed the science of stem cells and regenerative medicine during the first RegenMed SA conference held recently at UTSA. Among them were Chih-Ko Yeh, B.D.S., Ph.D., who is studying whether stem cells might be used to regenerate salivary glands destroyed by radiation treatment......more»

Headline News: Screenings, genetic testing can help detect colorectal cancer   
Posted: Friday, March 21, 2014

March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month, the perfect time to check with your doctor to see if a colonoscopy — a screening test for colon cancer — would be appropriate for you. For some individuals with certain risk factors, a genetic risk assessment also may be needed. .....more»

Headline News: Symptom test for environmental intolerances now online   
Posted: Friday, March 21, 2014

March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month, the perfect time to check with your doctor to see if a colonoscopy — a screening test for colon cancer — would be appropriate for you. For some individuals with certain risk factors, a genetic risk assessment also may be needed. .....more»

Headline News: Nursing students learn about poverty to improve health care    
Posted: Thursday, March 06, 2014

The School of Nursing at the UT Health Science Center San Antonio hosted its first multidisciplinary poverty simulation. During the simulation Feb. 3, medical and nursing students, as well as faculty and community action leaders learned the realities of life for patients who live with the constant stress of poverty......more»

Headline News: Novel screening technique shows promise for neuroblastoma   
Posted: Thursday, March 06, 2014

Neuroblastoma, a cancer that forms in immature nerve cells, is one of the most common and deadly types of childhood cancer. To develop new treatments, researchers have needed better laboratory screening techniques to identify agents for targeted therapy. Liqin Du, Ph.D., has developed a new screening technique that works with a novel treatment called differentiation therapy being used for neuroblastoma......more»

Headline News: Ancient Chinese medicine could conquer pancreatic cancer   
Posted: Thursday, March 06, 2014

The bark of the Amur cork tree (<em>Phellodendron amurense</em>) has traveled a centuries-long road in the healing arts. Following successful research using extract from the cork tree’s bark with prostate cancer, A. Pratap Kumar, Ph.D., and his team are investigating whether the extract is effective against pancreatic and other cancers. .....more»

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