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December
  • Tuesday, December 12, 2006
    $25 million in philanthropy makes 2006 a banner year, Cigarroa says   


  • November
  • Wednesday, November 22, 2006
    Henrich elected to presidency of American Society of Nephrology   


  • October
  • Wednesday, October 04, 2006
    Crash robbed South Texas of neurosurgeon’s heart and talent   


  • September
  • Thursday, September 21, 2006
    In Memoriam: Dr. Roman Hlatky, neurosurgeon    

  • Tuesday, September 19, 2006
    Reflux disease is a warning sign of esophageal cancer    

  • Thursday, September 14, 2006
    Reflux disease is an early warning sign of esophageal cancer    

  • Tuesday, September 05, 2006
    Frost Bank directs $500,000 to Health Science Center   

  • Tuesday, September 05, 2006
    STARS honors 30 UTHSC students    

  • Tuesday, September 05, 2006
    AT&T Foundation sponsors Janey Briscoe Center project   

  • Tuesday, September 05, 2006
    School of Medicine ranks 2nd in survey of best schools for Hispanics   

  • Friday, September 01, 2006
    School of Medicine ranks 2nd in survey of best schools for Hispanics   


  • August
  • Wednesday, August 30, 2006
    AT&T Foundation sponsors nano-sensor project at Janey Briscoe Center   

  • Wednesday, August 23, 2006
    Frost Bank directs $500,000 to Health Science Center    

  • Tuesday, August 22, 2006
    Prosthodontics department helps Laredo athletes keep healthy smiles   

  • Tuesday, August 22, 2006
    Finasteride boosts PSA ability to detect prostate cancer   

  • Tuesday, August 22, 2006
    Regents authorize $263 million in UTHSC projects    

  • Saturday, August 12, 2006
    Regents give funding authorizations for $263 million in UTHSC projects   

  • Tuesday, August 08, 2006
    Rep. Gonzalez tours radiology areas at UTHSC, UH    

  • Tuesday, August 08, 2006
    Cork tree extract puts a cork on prostate cancer growth, study shows   

  • Tuesday, August 08, 2006
    Dental School, School of Medicine rank 2nd in U.S. in Hispanic grads   


  • July
  • Tuesday, July 25, 2006
    Health Science Center establishes department of epidemiology and biostatistics   

  • Tuesday, July 25, 2006
    School of Nursing professor contributes to IOM report   

  • Tuesday, July 25, 2006
    Director of the San Antonio Cancer Institute appointed   

  • Tuesday, July 25, 2006
    RAHC expansion is ‘a commitment to the people of the Valley’   

  • Tuesday, July 11, 2006
    Ranjan receives Ellison Medical Foundation New Scholar Award   

  • Tuesday, July 11, 2006
    San Antonio partnership makes Top 50 Hospitals in 3 specialties   

  • Tuesday, July 11, 2006
    $60 million in Tuition Revenue Bonds to build dynamic research facility   


  • June
  • Tuesday, June 27, 2006
    Kudolo honored for study showing herb doesn’t cause insulin resistance    

  • Tuesday, June 27, 2006
    Heart cells in aged mice contain many more random gene-expression combinations than same cells in young mice   

  • Tuesday, June 20, 2006
    SAFARI study examines variety of health problems in Hispanic children   

  • Tuesday, June 20, 2006
    Famous King Ranch’s soil yields intriguing virus samples   

  • Tuesday, June 20, 2006
    New dental tool helps detect tooth decay in its earliest stages    

  • Tuesday, June 13, 2006
    Health Science Center spin-offs reap Emerging Tech Fund grants   

  • Tuesday, June 13, 2006
    Toxin discovery could lead to therapy for asthma, other conditions   

  • Tuesday, June 13, 2006
    Richard Garcia molded Health Science Center’s South Texas programs   

  • Tuesday, June 06, 2006
    San Antonio study examines investigational drug for Alzheimer’s   

  • Tuesday, June 06, 2006
    Study to explore gene sequences that may raise risk of depression   

  • Tuesday, June 06, 2006
    Stroke survivor extols Lions Low Vision Center at Health Science Center   


  • May
  • Tuesday, May 30, 2006
    San Antonio Area Foundation awards $260,738 to HSC researchers   

  • Tuesday, May 30, 2006
    Borderplex Health Council to put $1 million into diabetes, nursing studies   

  • Tuesday, May 30, 2006
    HSC granted more than $500,000 from Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board   

  • Tuesday, May 23, 2006
    Community donates $53,000 for nursing scholarships, grants   

  • Tuesday, May 23, 2006
    Even moderate diet during pregnancy can impair development, researchers say   

  • Tuesday, May 23, 2006
    Use of Titanium Rib increases, resulting in more lives saved   

  • Tuesday, May 23, 2006
    UTHSC, Metro Health launch $3.2 million study of stillbirth    

  • Tuesday, May 16, 2006
    Naylor, other chromosome 3 explorers unveil their final work in Nature   

  • Tuesday, May 16, 2006
    Weaker joins class of 2006 Minnie Stevens Piper Professors   

  • Tuesday, May 16, 2006
    Congenital heart program collaboration is saving the tiniest of lives   

  • Tuesday, May 09, 2006
    HSC employee receives kidney from caring co-worker    

  • Tuesday, May 09, 2006
    National Inventors Hall of Fame inducts Palmaz    

  • Tuesday, May 09, 2006
    Report: Health Science Center-led studies prevent 15,000 strokes a year   

  • Tuesday, May 02, 2006
    In race to understand diabetes, this protein may be the APPL of our eyes   

  • Tuesday, May 02, 2006
    RAHC celebrates Asthma Awareness Month; EPA sponsors training   

  • Tuesday, May 02, 2006
    Researcher links race and cardiovascular health to preterm labor   

  • Tuesday, May 02, 2006
    Technique makes it easier to see mouse embryo in all its glory    


  • April
  • Wednesday, April 26, 2006
    Free community forum to offer facts about ADHD, depression, bipolar   

  • Wednesday, April 26, 2006
    New center dedicated to treating children’s sleep disorders is first of its kind in San Antonio   

  • Wednesday, April 26, 2006
    Risk calculator on Web can help men assess prostate cancer chances    

  • Wednesday, April 26, 2006
    Hundreds hail RAHC biomedical research facility    

  • Tuesday, April 11, 2006
    Researchers practice new way of repairing rare throat obstructions    

  • Tuesday, April 04, 2006
    April 11 ‘Brain Bowl’ to test the knowledge, wits of undergrads   

  • Tuesday, April 04, 2006
    Postdoctoral fellows vital to Health Science Center research   

  • Tuesday, April 04, 2006
    Second building signifies expansion of HSC’s commitment to Laredo   


  • March
  • Tuesday, March 28, 2006
    Good fitness before a stroke could reduce brain damage   

  • Tuesday, March 28, 2006
    President Cigarroa receives leadership award from National Hispanic Medical Association   

  • Monday, March 20, 2006
    Web courses put allied health professionals on the cutting edge of disaster response   

  • Monday, March 20, 2006
    Laparoscopic colorectal surgery reduces patients’ pain, surgeon says    

  • Monday, March 20, 2006
    Putting plans in place will greatly help your future caregivers   

  • Tuesday, March 14, 2006
    April 3-6 programs examine mental health consequences of Katrina, other disasters    

  • Tuesday, March 14, 2006
    A colorectal screening is ‘an investment in your health,’ surgeon says   

  • Tuesday, March 07, 2006
    Mood disorders researcher Soares named to NIH center’s panel   

  • Tuesday, March 07, 2006
    Gift to establish professorship in public health preparedness   


  • February
  • Tuesday, February 28, 2006
    President Cigarroa receives UNAM’s highest medical award   

  • Tuesday, February 28, 2006
    Diabetes, chest pain among issues studied by Kleberg Scholars   

  • Tuesday, February 21, 2006
    Rio Grande City names elementary school for longtime physician   

  • Tuesday, February 21, 2006
    Screening method identifies unfolded, aberrant proteins   

  • Tuesday, February 21, 2006
    Alternative diet may give hope to Americans disappointed by latest news on low-fat diets   

  • Tuesday, February 14, 2006
    Health Science Center recruits Winston to department of surgery   

  • Tuesday, February 14, 2006
    Children learn how to eat nutritiously, the Whyville way   

  • Tuesday, February 14, 2006
    UTHSC professor Julio Palmaz to be inducted into National Inventors Hall of Fame    

  • Tuesday, February 07, 2006
    Harvard, Tulane students learn environmental links to medicine in Laredo   

  • Tuesday, February 07, 2006
    Study examines brain’s complex activity in thirst, pain    

  • Tuesday, February 07, 2006
    Governor Briscoe gives $2 million to cardiovascular research   


  • January
  • Tuesday, January 31, 2006
    Simulator puts health providers in shoes of heart failure patients   

  • Tuesday, January 31, 2006
    CDC-funded survey eyes decision making in men with prostate cancer   

  • Tuesday, January 24, 2006
    Study: Newer antibiotic more effective at treating elders’ pneumonia   

  • Tuesday, January 24, 2006
    Dr. Julio Palmaz appointed to prestigious Ashbel Smith Professorship   

  • Tuesday, January 24, 2006
    Dr. Sunil Ahuja receives the Health Science Center's highest honor at 2006 Awards Ceremony   

  • Tuesday, January 17, 2006
    Depressed patients might one day be asked: Have you had your leptin today?    

  • Tuesday, January 17, 2006
    Sawing logs? New center aims to treat hard-core snorers   

  • Tuesday, January 10, 2006
    Dental School is among first in nation to use portable X-ray system    

  • Tuesday, January 10, 2006
    Bullying: Suffering in Silence    

  • Tuesday, January 03, 2006
    Scientists develop 1st genetic mouse model of temporal lobe epilepsy   

  • Tuesday, January 03, 2006
    Wireless sensor allows monitoring of aneurysm with wave of wand   

  • Tuesday, January 03, 2006
    Study: Erectile dysfunction may be sign of coming heart disease   

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