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December
  • Monday, December 22, 2008
    Dr. Carmen Román-Shriver receives national Hispanic ADA award   

  • Monday, December 22, 2008
    Scientists solve 3-D structure of a protein used by deadly poxviruses to disarm humans’ immune system   

  • Thursday, December 18, 2008
    Scientists show master control gene is crucial for determining fungal cell shape and virulence   

  • Wednesday, December 17, 2008
    Aerosol travels nerve from nose to brain to treat stroke in mice    

  • Monday, December 15, 2008
    Program to reach out to medically underserved children in South Texas   

  • Friday, December 12, 2008
    Gustavo Roman, M.D., elected to international neurology board   

  • Thursday, December 11, 2008
    Keeping your children safe during the holidays Tips from faculty at the UT Health Science Center San Antonio   

  • Wednesday, December 10, 2008
    Health Science Center receives 10-year SACS accreditation   

  • Tuesday, December 09, 2008
    JAMA article reports vitamin E and selenium do not prevent prostate cancer; San Antonio plays key role in study   

  • Thursday, December 04, 2008
    Well Child Clinic’s flexibility improves children’s care   

  • Wednesday, December 03, 2008
    Finding could lead to new treatments for depression   

  • Monday, December 01, 2008
    Dr. Ian M. Thompson Jr. receives national award for advancing cancer science   

  • Monday, December 01, 2008
    Exercise to train 160 on responding to mass radiation exposures   


  • November
  • Tuesday, November 25, 2008
    Diabetes pioneer to deliver 7th Presidential Distinguished Lecture Dec. 2   

  • Tuesday, November 25, 2008
    Study will document daily patterns of domestic violence   

  • Wednesday, November 19, 2008
    Research studies aim to help smokers stop by experiencing incentives   

  • Wednesday, November 19, 2008
    Grant will train medical residents to spot substance abuse   

  • Monday, November 17, 2008
    New study seeks to predict if or when early prostate cancer will turn aggressive   

  • Monday, November 17, 2008
    Dr. Randal Otto named to new leadership position at CTRC   

  • Monday, November 17, 2008
    Robotic-Assisted Surgery for Early Lung Cancer   

  • Monday, November 03, 2008
    One-woman play about America’s first doctor takes stage tonight   


  • October
  • Friday, October 31, 2008
    Cigarroa to leave UT Health Science Center San Antonio presidency after 2009 legislative session, successor’s naming   

  • Thursday, October 30, 2008
    UT Health Science Center to host high school students at ‘Freaky Friday’ health professions event Oct. 31   

  • Monday, October 27, 2008
    UT Health Science Center’s Laredo Campus Extension to hold Halloween health education event on Oct. 31   

  • Friday, October 24, 2008
    2008 San Antonio Express-News Book & Author Luncheon Benefits Cancer Research   

  • Friday, October 24, 2008
    New study seeks to predict if or when early prostate cancer will turn aggressive   

  • Friday, October 24, 2008
    Health Science Center tops $200 million in external funding   

  • Tuesday, October 21, 2008
    Request for Coverage: Careers showcase   

  • Monday, October 20, 2008
    UT Medicine San Antonio opens Westover Hills clinic   

  • Thursday, October 16, 2008
    Bipolar disorder researcher Bowden to accept NARSAD prize in New York   

  • Thursday, October 16, 2008
    Robert Wood Johnson Foundation funds UT Health Science Center nursing project to improve quality of care    

  • Wednesday, October 15, 2008
    Diabetes pioneer to deliver 7th Presidential Distinguished Lecture Oct. 24   

  • Tuesday, October 14, 2008
    HRSA grant provides $346,000 for UT Health Science Center Physician Assistant program    

  • Thursday, October 02, 2008
    UT System grants $1.7 million to 3 faculty teaching programs   

  • Thursday, October 02, 2008
    Briscoe Library to host celebration of women in medicine exhibit   


  • September
  • Tuesday, September 30, 2008
    Dr. Kathleen Stevens named a fellow in the Academy of Nursing Education    

  • Tuesday, September 30, 2008
    COPD genetic research study needs 1,000 volunteers   

  • Monday, September 22, 2008
    Briscoe, a Texas icon, adds to legacy with $5 million gift to UTHSC   

  • Thursday, September 18, 2008
    Laser heart surgery relieves otherwise untreatable chest pain   

  • Thursday, September 18, 2008
    Medical ethics lecture honors Dr. Paul Farmer’s public health work in Haiti, depicted in book ‘Mountains Beyond Mountains’   

  • Wednesday, September 17, 2008
    CTRC receives grant to further develop novel therapies for leukemia   

  • Thursday, September 11, 2008
    President Francisco G. Cigarroa, M.D., receives honorary doctoral degree   

  • Monday, September 08, 2008
    UT Health Science Center to hold groundbreaking ceremony for Spectrum Athletic Club on campus   

  • Wednesday, September 03, 2008
    Novel therapy delivers radioactive lipid nanospheres to tumors   

  • Tuesday, September 02, 2008
    Multicultural Conference on Breast Cancer set for Sept. 6   


  • August
  • Thursday, August 28, 2008
    HR Vice President Mary Maher joins CUPA-HR national board   

  • Friday, August 22, 2008
    Study compares settings of vagus nerve stimulation for treatment-resistant depression   

  • Thursday, August 21, 2008
    Study: Silver-coated ventilator tube curbed pneumonia risk 36%   

  • Thursday, August 21, 2008
    Second Annual Multicultural Conference on Breast Cancer set Sept. 6   

  • Tuesday, August 19, 2008
    Managing elders’ diabetes is focus of Aug. 22 health care professional conference   

  • Monday, August 18, 2008
    Health Science Center school renamed to showcase health professions   

  • Monday, August 18, 2008
    Webb and Zapata County residents invited to attend heart disease presentation at UT Health Science Center    

  • Monday, August 18, 2008
    Community invited to presentation on heart disease at UT Health Science Center Laredo Campus Extension   

  • Monday, August 18, 2008
    Dr. Norma Martínez Rogers to lead National Association of Hispanic Nurses   

  • Thursday, August 14, 2008
    Therapeutic target ID’d for deadly childhood muscle cancer   

  • Monday, August 11, 2008
    Team finds clue in basic biology of X-linked mental retardation    

  • Monday, August 04, 2008
    Video game helps cancer patients 13-29 adhere to treatment   


  • July
  • Tuesday, July 29, 2008
    UT Health Science Center to offer doctoral degree in physical therapy this fall   

  • Tuesday, July 29, 2008
    United Way honors Usatine for Student-Run Free Clinic leadership   

  • Tuesday, July 29, 2008
    Teachers sharpen health science teaching skills at summer institute   

  • Wednesday, July 23, 2008
    Broken DNA must find right partners quickly amid repairs   

  • Wednesday, July 23, 2008
    Nature article: Gene suppresses DNA break-induced chromosome errors   

  • Tuesday, July 22, 2008
    UT Health Science Center faculty members Parsons, Schmelz named fellows in American Academy of Nursing   

  • Friday, July 18, 2008
    CTRC recognized as center of excellence for blood cancer, disease   

  • Friday, July 18, 2008
    Barshop Institute head receives British gerontology medal   

  • Thursday, July 17, 2008
    Study: Genetic variation raises HIV risk in people of African descent   

  • Wednesday, July 16, 2008
    Dewhurst praises Sosa as Texan of great caliber on Prop 15 Oversight Panel   

  • Wednesday, July 16, 2008
    CTRC leader honored by Leukemia and Lymphoma Society   

  • Wednesday, July 16, 2008
    Cancer Therapy & Research Center expands roster of cancer expertise   

  • Monday, July 14, 2008
    High school students gain hands-on experience at Forensic Toxicology Camp July 7-11    

  • Monday, July 14, 2008
    Lieutenant Governor David Dewhurst to visit UT Health Science Center, celebrate appointment of Lionel Sosa to Prop 15 Oversight Panel   

  • Wednesday, July 02, 2008
    Be Well Center seeks volunteers for anti-cocaine studies   


  • June
  • Wednesday, June 25, 2008
    Lawmakers from 6 state capitols to visit Health Science Center   

  • Friday, June 20, 2008
    Health Science Center hires Maher as vice president of human resources   

  • Friday, June 20, 2008
    Health Science Center helps develop new Web resource to promote health care innovation   

  • Wednesday, June 18, 2008
    Future doctors, nurses to model diet, exercise for middle-school children   

  • Tuesday, June 17, 2008
    Scientists: Protein that predicts Alzheimer’s also predicts HIV progression   

  • Thursday, June 12, 2008
    San Antonio researcher receives top American diabetes award    

  • Thursday, June 12, 2008
    Drug lowers conversion to type 2 diabetes by 81% in multicenter research study    

  • Wednesday, June 11, 2008
    Robot-assisted surgery represents safe, effective option for patients with kidney, bladder, prostate cancers   

  • Friday, June 06, 2008
    UT Health Science Center helps develop new Web resource to promote health care innovation   

  • Thursday, June 05, 2008
    Perales presents STEER program as fellow in Environmental Public Health Leadership Institute   

  • Wednesday, June 04, 2008
    El Paso organization partners with UT Health Science Center to announce new traffic safety project for Hispanics    

  • Monday, June 02, 2008
    Construction hits halfway mark on Health Science Center's new,256,000-square foot Medical Arts Research Center    


  • May
  • Thursday, May 29, 2008
    Coveted federal translational research award comes to S.A.    

  • Monday, May 19, 2008
    Dr. Lyda Arévalo receives Clare M. Fagin Fellowship to further studies in geriatric nursing   

  • Friday, May 16, 2008
    Cancer survivors heal mind, body and spirit at Annual Wellness Conference   

  • Wednesday, May 14, 2008
    Curtain to lift on 689 graduates’ health science careers   

  • Wednesday, May 14, 2008
    Volunteers sought for study of muscle, aging, insulin resistance   

  • Wednesday, May 14, 2008
    Barshop Institute director to receive aging society’s top award    

  • Thursday, May 08, 2008
    Community hails Joe R. and Teresa Lozano Long legacy gift   

  • Thursday, May 01, 2008
    Students, faculty, community leaders to thank Joe R. and Teresa Lozano Long, $25 million donors   


  • April
  • Tuesday, April 29, 2008
    MicroCT of skeleton can ID even the subtlest birth defects    

  • Monday, April 28, 2008
    Baptist Health Foundation gives $172,000 for scholarships at UT Health Science Center    

  • Monday, April 28, 2008
    Biochemists solve 3-D structure of cellular ‘fuel gauge’   

  • Monday, April 28, 2008
    Alamo Ovarian Cancer Alliance honors late president with donation to CTRC   

  • Thursday, April 24, 2008
    Study links autism risk to distance from power plants, other mercury-releasing sources   

  • Monday, April 21, 2008
    Ribbon-cutting ceremony for the expanded health, medical library at the UT Health Science Center’s Laredo Campus set for April 16    

  • Monday, April 21, 2008
    Zapata native to become UT Health Science Center’s first distinguished university chair for Laredo campus   

  • Monday, April 21, 2008
    Dr. Minerva Garcia to hold UT Health Science Center’s first distinguished university chair in Laredo    

  • Tuesday, April 15, 2008
    New anti-cancer agent disrupts blood flow to tumors, starving them but sparing healthy cells   

  • Monday, April 14, 2008
    New report is roadmap of South Texas health disparities   

  • Thursday, April 10, 2008
    Health Science Center library to display rare books; staff to receive conservation training   

  • Thursday, April 10, 2008
    Department of Dental Hygiene celebrates 30th anniversary of first graduating class, honors outstanding alumnus   

  • Thursday, April 10, 2008
    Traffic safety project expanded to Webb County colonias    

  • Thursday, April 10, 2008
    New report is ‘roadmap’ of South Texas health disparities   

  • Thursday, April 10, 2008
    Dr. Steven Bailey to receive Heroes for Heart award   

  • Thursday, April 10, 2008
    National leader Breslin takes helm of UT Health Science Center School of Nursing   

  • Thursday, April 10, 2008
    Cyclotron wing named for Ruth McLean Bowman Bowers   

  • Wednesday, April 09, 2008
    Cancer Survivors Heal Mind, Body And Spirit At Annual Wellness Conference   

  • Thursday, April 03, 2008
    Cyclotron (particle accelerator) wing to bear Bowers name   

  • Tuesday, April 01, 2008
    Gene mutations tied to immune comeback during therapy for HIV-1   

  • Tuesday, April 01, 2008
    UT Health Science Center partnering with Laredo agency to educate Hispanics, new immigrants on driving safety issues   


  • March
  • Tuesday, March 25, 2008
    Minimally invasive surgery a new option for early stage lung cancer patients   

  • Thursday, March 20, 2008
    DoD awards $33 million for largest PTSD study   

  • Wednesday, March 19, 2008
    School of Medicine seniors to learn residency destinations at ‘Match Day’ envelope opening   

  • Wednesday, March 19, 2008
    Saint Mary's Hall presents stage play to benefit ovarian cancer patients   

  • Wednesday, March 19, 2008
    DoD grants $33 million for post-traumatic stress study   

  • Monday, March 17, 2008
    1-800 number touted during National Poison Prevention Week    

  • Thursday, March 13, 2008
    March 29 ‘Spring Fling’ dinner/dance to benefit Alzheimer’s research   

  • Friday, March 07, 2008
    Anti-rejection nanotherapy shows promise in rodent lung transplant model   

  • Wednesday, March 05, 2008
    Rodent lung transplants enable testing of anti-rejection aerosol    

  • Wednesday, March 05, 2008
    More U.S. teeth susceptible to silent enamel-eating syndrome   

  • Wednesday, March 05, 2008
    Trauma/burn specialist Pruitt to receive King Faisal Prize   

  • Monday, March 03, 2008
    Jaén named to leadership role in organization of family medicine departments   

  • Monday, March 03, 2008
    Dr. Francis J. Giles Receives Irish Medical Science Award CTRC at The UT Health Science Center physician honored internationally for his clinical and research efforts in the treatment of cancer   


  • February
  • Thursday, February 28, 2008
    Cancer Center Council Annual Spring Luncheon   

  • Thursday, February 28, 2008
    Local prostate cancer specialist selected to lead national committee   

  • Tuesday, February 26, 2008
    Adult-onset obesity seen in mice when gene disrupted   

  • Monday, February 25, 2008
    Are Election Year politics good for the brain?   

  • Wednesday, February 20, 2008
    New UT Health Science Center medicine chairman plans to build key areas, including oncology, cardiology   

  • Wednesday, February 20, 2008
    Survivors dress smart for healthy heart at upcoming fashion show   

  • Friday, February 08, 2008
    Prostate cancer research study compares standard treatment to controversial watchful waiting option   


  • January
  • Thursday, January 31, 2008
    700 Edgewood ISD students to receive free dental sealants   

  • Wednesday, January 30, 2008
    Cigarroa praises benefactors’ ‘generous and lasting statement’   

  • Monday, January 28, 2008
    Cigarroa to discuss state of the Health Science Center   

  • Thursday, January 24, 2008
    Preeminent diabetes researcher DeFronzo honored with UT Health Science Center’s highest award   

  • Thursday, January 17, 2008
    Web-based weight management program is effective, new study shows   

  • Wednesday, January 16, 2008
    UT Health Science Center program helps incarcerated women avoid returning to prison    

  • Wednesday, January 16, 2008
    Generous anniversary gift to Barshops creates UT Health Science Center’s first chair in respiratory care   

  • Tuesday, January 15, 2008
    TB research in high gear at Edinburg RAHC   

  • Monday, January 07, 2008
    Patterson elected to infectious disease subspecialty board   

  • Monday, January 07, 2008
    Joe R. and Teresa Lozano Long donate $25 million   

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