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December
  • Tuesday, December 28, 2004
    Study asks: Can women stop taking medicine for urinary urge incontinence?   

  • Tuesday, December 28, 2004
    Austad searches globe for wild kingdom’s Methuselahs   

  • Tuesday, December 28, 2004
    Identification of receptor could lead to new stroke medications   

  • Tuesday, December 14, 2004
    Radiation oncology shares exciting findings with colleagues   

  • Tuesday, December 14, 2004
    Patient gets gift of life this Christmas thanks to quick, lifesaving lung transplant surgery   

  • Tuesday, December 07, 2004
    Center meets needs of patients with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy   

  • Tuesday, December 07, 2004
    Hispanic Center of Excellence-Dentistry gets $592,000 boost   


  • November
  • Monday, November 29, 2004
    13th SACI symposium puts spotlight on cancer prevention   

  • Monday, November 29, 2004
    New professorship honors longtime gastroenterologist Schenker   

  • Tuesday, November 23, 2004
    American Board of Internal Medicine invites Verghese to serve on board   

  • Monday, November 15, 2004
    Dental faculty help develop resource for cancer patients’ oral health   

  • Monday, November 15, 2004
    Study: Disease management gave heart failure patients more time   

  • Monday, November 15, 2004
    $1.1 million project seeks prevention of lead exposure   

  • Tuesday, November 09, 2004
    President’s Council makes possible 2 new endowed chairs   

  • Monday, November 01, 2004
    Body’s ‘internal marijuana’: A new target for treatment of schizophrenia, Parkinson’s?   

  • Monday, November 01, 2004
    Health Science Center to offer ‘one-stop shopping’ in women’s health care   

  • Monday, November 01, 2004
    Million-dollar gift from Dallas-area couple to benefit Health Science Center   


  • October
  • Friday, October 22, 2004
    Schenken becomes president of American Society for Reproductive Medicine    

  • Wednesday, October 20, 2004
    Health Science Center notches top U.S. award for libraries, museums   

  • Monday, October 18, 2004
    Acupuncture Clinic gets to the point   

  • Monday, October 18, 2004
    SACI supports book of Latinas’ breast cancer experiences   

  • Monday, October 18, 2004
    Controlled release of drugs is topic of 2004 Presidential Lecture   

  • Tuesday, October 12, 2004
    Swift drop in PSA after radiation therapy called portent of better survival   

  • Tuesday, October 12, 2004
    Cancer institute atrium named for Tom and Nancy Loeffler   

  • Friday, October 08, 2004
    Atrium at Children's Cancer Research Institute named for Loefflers   

  • Tuesday, October 05, 2004
    Health Science Center publishes Web database of clinical studies   

  • Tuesday, October 05, 2004
    Health Science Center announces record $2.5 million in scholarships   


  • September
  • Thursday, September 23, 2004
    Health Science Center’s RAHC library shares blue ribbon award   

  • Tuesday, September 14, 2004
    $6 million grant to help S.A. youth take a stand against diabetes   

  • Tuesday, September 14, 2004
    Titanium rib becomes 1st new FDA-approved spine deformity treatment in 40 years   

  • Tuesday, September 07, 2004
    Historical Library lecture to touch on Dali and his Spain   

  • Tuesday, September 07, 2004
    These gaps don’t sell blue jeans, they allow cells to communicate   

  • Tuesday, September 07, 2004
    School-based diabetes program stems normal childhood rise in blood sugar    


  • August
  • Tuesday, August 24, 2004
    I.N.Q.U.I.R.E. program develops health, science teaching materials for middle schools   

  • Tuesday, August 24, 2004
    Valle named first administrative services director for the RAHC   

  • Tuesday, August 17, 2004
    Miami surgeon is new chair of surgery at UT Health Science Center   

  • Tuesday, August 10, 2004
    South Texas men have chance to march for prostate cancer awareness   

  • Tuesday, August 10, 2004
    Pair of proteins said to be predictive of poor outcome in prostate cancer   

  • Tuesday, August 03, 2004
    Dental diagnostic science opens new lab for oral cancer research   

  • Tuesday, August 03, 2004
    Masters chairs U.S. panel that urges prudence with biotech crops   


  • July
  • Friday, July 30, 2004
    San Antonio Life Sciences Institute funds 1st projects   

  • Tuesday, July 27, 2004
    Scientists team with Hamamatsu to educate about optical imaging   

  • Tuesday, July 27, 2004
    Martinez Rogers named as National Hispanic Nurse of Year   

  • Tuesday, July 27, 2004
    Health Science Center welcomes noted husband-wife surgeons   

  • Tuesday, July 20, 2004
    Pichot appointed to buprenorphine advisory panel   

  • Tuesday, July 20, 2004
    Children’s Cancer Research Institute hosts pediatric oncologists   

  • Tuesday, July 13, 2004
    Residents’ scholarly activities shine at 11th ACP Associates Program   

  • Tuesday, July 06, 2004
    Valley celebrates first residents, interns to graduate from RAHC   

  • Tuesday, July 06, 2004
    Prostate cancer clinical trial expands to Monterrey, Mexico   

  • Tuesday, July 06, 2004
    Health Science Center physicians celebrate Top 50 ranking in 5 categories   


  • June
  • Tuesday, June 29, 2004
    Hensler named to international Serotonin Club Council   

  • Tuesday, June 29, 2004
    Asthma disease management study opens to Austin residents   

  • Tuesday, June 29, 2004
    UT Health Science Center Fertility Center listed among best in U.S.   

  • Tuesday, June 22, 2004
    Agricultural rescue class to prepare volunteer firefighters, emergency responders   

  • Tuesday, June 15, 2004
    Clinical laboratory sciences graduate enjoys toxicology work   

  • Tuesday, June 08, 2004
    Online course in pain management reaches Latin America    

  • Tuesday, June 08, 2004
    New information discovered regarding Hispanics with colorectal cancer   

  • Monday, June 07, 2004
    Dental experts fault study linking X-rays to term low birth weight    

  • Friday, June 04, 2004
    Health Science Center bestows degrees for 2004   

  • Friday, June 04, 2004
    Work published in 'Nature' sheds light on key cell division process    


  • May
  • Friday, May 28, 2004
    Frequently asked questions about PSA and prostate cancer    

  • Thursday, May 27, 2004
    ‘Out of the 4.0 box thinking’ benefited South Texas patient   

  • Thursday, May 27, 2004
    Study finds 15 percent of men with ‘normal’ PSA had prostate cancer    

  • Tuesday, May 25, 2004
    Medrano receives 2004 Medical School Distinguished Alumnus Award   

  • Tuesday, May 18, 2004
    Putting the proverbial brakes on aging   

  • Tuesday, May 11, 2004
    Meyers make sure there is always a doctor in Hondo’s house   

  • Tuesday, May 04, 2004
    Kleberg Medical Scholars Program bolsters RAHC clinical research   

  • Tuesday, May 04, 2004
    New imaging system improves dental care at UTHSC   


  • April
  • Tuesday, April 27, 2004
    31 medical students named to national honor society   

  • Tuesday, April 27, 2004
    School of Medicine seniors capture awards for excellence   

  • Tuesday, April 27, 2004
    New report ranks top cancer issues for Latinos   

  • Monday, April 26, 2004
    University students cram craniums for Brain Bowl   

  • Wednesday, April 21, 2004
    Free prostate cancer clinic to be offered April 24    

  • Tuesday, April 20, 2004
    Dental School to honor Greatest Generation   

  • Wednesday, April 14, 2004
    Expectant moms needed for study of oral disease, preterm birth    

  • Tuesday, April 13, 2004
    Health Science Center leads curricular effort to fight bioterrorism   

  • Tuesday, April 13, 2004
    Professor receives award from American Society of Microbiology   

  • Tuesday, April 13, 2004
    S.A. trauma partnership protects local trauma resources and enhances military preparedness   

  • Tuesday, April 06, 2004
    World Health Day on April 7 focuses on deadly roads   

  • Tuesday, April 06, 2004
    Professor appointed to Texas Cancer Council   

  • Tuesday, April 06, 2004
    Texas Radiological Society to honor S.A. medical physicist   


  • March
  • Tuesday, March 30, 2004
    Spring is here … and so are seasonal triggers for asthma   

  • Tuesday, March 30, 2004
    Escalante appointed to NIH rehabilitation research committee   

  • Tuesday, March 30, 2004
    Miller named to San Antonio Women’s Hall of Fame   

  • Tuesday, March 30, 2004
    Ophthalmologist Orville E. Gordon leaves $150,000 for residents   

  • Tuesday, March 23, 2004
    Researchers collaborate to examine mystery illness that plagues women   

  • Tuesday, March 23, 2004
    Only 2 months left to enroll in STAR breast cancer prevention study   

  • Friday, March 19, 2004
    Inhalants cause blindness, other problems, poison specialists say   

  • Tuesday, March 16, 2004
    114 from Health Science Center make list of Best Doctors®   

  • Tuesday, March 16, 2004
    S.A. among 12 sites for TODAY trial to test medicines, lifestyle changes in young   

  • Tuesday, March 16, 2004
    Health Science Center researchers attract record $189 million   

  • Tuesday, March 16, 2004
    Health Science Center celebrates lifesaving device’s FDA approval   

  • Tuesday, March 09, 2004
    Health Science Center School of Nursing students to Race for Cure   

  • Tuesday, March 09, 2004
    Researchers honored with Innovation in Oral Care Award    

  • Tuesday, March 09, 2004
    President Bush reappoints Cigarroa to National Medal of Science panel   

  • Friday, March 05, 2004
    Untrained bystanders encouraged to do compressions only    

  • Tuesday, March 02, 2004
    Radio host to chronicle struggle with voice disorder; public invited   

  • Tuesday, March 02, 2004
    Fulbright scholar visits Health Science Center   

  • Tuesday, March 02, 2004
    400 leaders dedicate Children’s Cancer Research Institute   


  • February
  • Monday, February 23, 2004
    Dental hygiene chairman receives Mentor of the Year Award   

  • Monday, February 23, 2004
    NCI-designated cancer center charts new directions    

  • Friday, February 20, 2004
    Von Eschenbach to help dedicate Children’s Cancer Research Institute    

  • Thursday, February 19, 2004
    U.S. Rep. Bonilla announces $2.5 million for asthma   

  • Tuesday, February 17, 2004
    Generalist Physician Faculty Scholars program receives grant   

  • Tuesday, February 17, 2004
    Poison Center medical director invited to serve on federal board   

  • Tuesday, February 17, 2004
    HSC researchers seek glaucoma-Alzheimer’s link   

  • Tuesday, February 17, 2004
    Clinical trial studies drug’s ability to prevent diabetes   

  • Tuesday, February 10, 2004
    700 Edgewood students receive sealants, fluoride mouth rinses   

  • Tuesday, February 10, 2004
    UTHSC research team receives grant from The Mind Science Foundation   

  • Monday, February 09, 2004
    Cell biologist is named top 2004 scholar at HSC    

  • Tuesday, February 03, 2004
    Professor appointed to state board of examiners   

  • Tuesday, February 03, 2004
    Two new NIH grants give boost to science education in South Texas    

  • Tuesday, February 03, 2004
    Health Science Center launches early admission dental program with TAMIU   


  • January
  • Tuesday, January 27, 2004
    Omnibus spending bill includes $4 million for Health Science Center   

  • Friday, January 23, 2004
    Surgeons seek to kindle students’ interest in profession    

  • Friday, January 16, 2004
    Public health preparedness center offers virtual defensive driving   

  • Thursday, January 15, 2004
    Johnson appointed to NIDA National Advisory Council   

  • Wednesday, January 14, 2004
    Professor appointed to American College of Radiology committee   

  • Wednesday, January 14, 2004
    Center for Medical Humanities and Ethics receives $100,000 endowment   

  • Wednesday, January 14, 2004
    Nursing student helps develop clinical alarm testing plan   

  • Wednesday, January 14, 2004
    Alumni, former dean endow Dental School scholarship fund   

  • Wednesday, January 14, 2004
    Research nurse appointed to Statewide Stroke Task Force    

  • Wednesday, January 14, 2004
    St. Luke’s donates $15,000 to School of Nursing    

  • Tuesday, January 13, 2004
    New state research academy to bolster collaborations   

  • Monday, January 12, 2004
    Influenza presentation offers look at disease, past and present    

  • Monday, January 12, 2004
    ‘Listening to Prozac’ author to speak at Health Science Center   

  • Monday, January 12, 2004
    Respiratory care program ranks No. 2 in U.S. survey    

  • Monday, January 12, 2004
    Neonatologist is 1st woman president of Bexar medical society    

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