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December
  • Monday, December 21, 2009
    Longevity finding in mice named a top research breakthrough of 2009 by journal Science   

  • Wednesday, December 16, 2009
    Holiday story possibilities from the UT Health Science Center at San Antonio   

  • Tuesday, December 15, 2009
    Study will give statin drug to H1N1 patients in respiratory failure   

  • Wednesday, December 09, 2009
    Breast cancer research grant to CTRC an unexpected bonus of 2010 Women’s Final Four® in San Antonio    

  • Wednesday, December 09, 2009
    San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium set for Dec. 9-13   

  • Monday, December 07, 2009
    Saliva test may revolutionize pre-hospital care of heart attacks   

  • Monday, December 07, 2009
    Dudley receives Texas Perinatal Physician Excellence Award   

  • Thursday, December 03, 2009
    Extending life by food restriction may not always work   

  • Tuesday, December 01, 2009
    News conference to announce San Antonio cancer research grant and to preview the 2010 NCAA® Women’s Final Four®    

  • Tuesday, December 01, 2009
    CTRC honors Vulcan Materials for raising $1.5 million    


  • November
  • Wednesday, November 18, 2009
    Holiday card project provides free books for needy children   

  • Tuesday, November 17, 2009
    UT Health Science Center’s Dean Eileen Breslin inducted into the American Academy of Nursing   

  • Monday, November 16, 2009
    UT Health Science Center School of Nursing receives $210,000 more to boost enrollment   

  • Friday, November 13, 2009
    NBA great Kareem Abdul-Jabbar shines spotlight on rare form of leukemia and drug developed by CTRC faculty   

  • Thursday, November 12, 2009
    UT SYSTEM NEWS RELEASE Dr. John P. Howe Named President Emeritus at UTHSC – San Antonio   

  • Thursday, November 12, 2009
    New .org site allows online access to clinical research studies   

  • Wednesday, November 11, 2009
    For academic pediatrician who has given so much, this holiday is a time to receive   

  • Wednesday, November 11, 2009
    Calhoon is vice chair of American Board of Thoracic Surgery   

  • Tuesday, November 10, 2009
    The telltale heart: New invention helps to read its signals   

  • Tuesday, November 10, 2009
    Theater production brings to life the words of physician- philosopher Albert Schweitzer   

  • Monday, November 09, 2009
    Two S.A. landmarks to be illuminated in blue as symbols against diabetes   

  • Wednesday, November 04, 2009
    IHPR unveils new PSAs and ‘SaludToday’ blog to improve Latino health   

  • Tuesday, November 03, 2009
    Past presidents gather to celebrate the next chapterof the UT Health Science Center   


  • October
  • Friday, October 30, 2009
    Request for Coverage: Careers showcase   

  • Friday, October 23, 2009
    Cancer Therapy & Research Center announces new leadership   

  • Thursday, October 22, 2009
    Medical Arts & Research Center opens to patients    

  • Wednesday, October 21, 2009
    Experts issue call to rethink screening for breast cancer and prostate cancer   

  • Tuesday, October 20, 2009
    President Henrich announces the opening of the Medical Arts & Research Center   

  • Friday, October 16, 2009
    Laredo area foundations support UT Health Science Center programs   

  • Friday, October 16, 2009
    Medical dosimetry program wins accreditation   

  • Thursday, October 15, 2009
    See patients, ask questions, spark research   

  • Thursday, October 15, 2009
    Bryant Lecture brings national health care experts to campus   

  • Wednesday, October 14, 2009
    Key to the Cure Shopping Weekend Oct. 15-18 benefits CTRC    

  • Tuesday, October 13, 2009
    New $3 million grant will fuel quality improvement research    

  • Monday, October 05, 2009
    $5.2 million to fund studies of antibiotic’s effects on health span   

  • Monday, October 05, 2009
    Health Science Center reports $29 million in stimulus funds   


  • September
  • Friday, September 25, 2009
    Cancer patients, physicians become fashion models for a cause   

  • Thursday, September 24, 2009
    President Henrich celebrates with the Rio Grande Valley   

  • Tuesday, September 22, 2009
    “One Community/One Book” brings noted author to campus   

  • Thursday, September 17, 2009
    Organ preservation device expected to save lives   

  • Tuesday, September 15, 2009
    Araceli Duran joins UT Health Science Center as health careers program coordinator    

  • Tuesday, September 15, 2009
    Dr. Carol Reineck presents research workbook at international conference   

  • Tuesday, September 15, 2009
    Grant proposals sought for promising UT technologies   

  • Friday, September 11, 2009
    Vulcan Materials aims to reach fundraising landmark 16th Annual Funshoot to benefit the Cancer Therapy & Research Center    

  • Thursday, September 10, 2009
    Salud America! hosts national summit on Latino childhood obesity prevention   

  • Tuesday, September 08, 2009
    Community and health care professionals invited to presentation about the H1N1 and seasonal flu    

  • Tuesday, September 08, 2009
    UT Health Science Center presentation to discuss prevention of H1N1 and seasonal flu    

  • Tuesday, September 08, 2009
    UT Health Science Center conducts fertility study for women with ovary syndrome   

  • Tuesday, September 08, 2009
    Salud America! hosts national summit on Latino childhood obesity prevention    

  • Tuesday, September 08, 2009
    Braces get a boost   

  • Tuesday, September 08, 2009
    Big book of 1,500 disease photos achieves international success   

  • Tuesday, September 08, 2009
    Most children’s sexual behaviors not a cause for alarm, pediatrician says   

  • Tuesday, September 08, 2009
    UT Health Science Center conducts fertility study for women with ovary syndrome   


  • August
  • Monday, August 31, 2009
    Laredo community and health care professionals invited to presentation about the H1N1 and seasonal flu   

  • Wednesday, August 26, 2009
    CTRC experts available to comment on brain cancer   

  • Wednesday, August 26, 2009
    Baptist Health Foundation of San Antonio awards $182,500 to UT Health Science Center students   

  • Monday, August 24, 2009
    Microbiologists find defense molecule that senses respiratory viruses   

  • Thursday, August 20, 2009
    Aging conference centers on screening and treatments for dementia   

  • Tuesday, August 18, 2009
    Geriatrician joins national discussion on health care reform   

  • Wednesday, August 12, 2009
    Lecturer to address transformation and healing after trauma   

  • Wednesday, August 05, 2009
    Nuclear Medicine Residency Program gains 5-year accreditation   

  • Tuesday, August 04, 2009
    Cancer Therapy & Research Center retains its status as a National Cancer Institute-designated Cancer Center   

  • Tuesday, August 04, 2009
    Ovarian cancer patient, location shots and leaders available today at CTRC   

  • Monday, August 03, 2009
    CTRC achieves renewal of prestigious designation    


  • July
  • Tuesday, July 28, 2009
    School of Nursing dean named a fellow in the American Academy of Nursing   

  • Tuesday, July 28, 2009
    25 teens from South Texas communities to learn about tackling obesity, entering health professions    

  • Thursday, July 23, 2009
    Bailey leads Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions    

  • Thursday, July 23, 2009
    Geriatrician to receive Tow Humanism in Medicine Award   

  • Tuesday, July 21, 2009
    Scientists find previously unseen effects of protein buildup in the diabetic baboon pancreas   

  • Tuesday, July 21, 2009
    Students to learn how the body works at Med Ed Physical Therapy Summer Camp    

  • Monday, July 20, 2009
    Voelcker Academy trains next generation of San Antonio scientists   

  • Monday, July 20, 2009
    Sporting clay shooting event to benefit cancer center    

  • Friday, July 17, 2009
    Health Science Center research to punctuate Hispanic nurses conference   

  • Thursday, July 16, 2009
    Team sequences genome of parasite that affects 200 million worldwide, Nature reports   

  • Wednesday, July 08, 2009
    Easter Island compound extends lifespan of old mice, scientists report in Nature   

  • Tuesday, July 07, 2009
    Salud America! awards grants for research on Latino childhood obesity   

  • Tuesday, July 07, 2009
    High school students gain hands-on experience at Forensic Toxicology Camp July 6-10   

  • Friday, July 03, 2009
    West Side middle schoolers restore park for their community   


  • June
  • Monday, June 29, 2009
    School of Medicine No. 2 in country in percentage of Hispanic students   

  • Wednesday, June 24, 2009
    Regional UT tech transfer office awards $164,000 to bridge inventions to marketplace   

  • Friday, June 19, 2009
    $2 million will advance doctor’s high-tech work in San Antonio, the Rio Grande Valley    

  • Thursday, June 18, 2009
    UT Health Science Center gains human research protection accreditation   

  • Wednesday, June 17, 2009
    UT Health Science Center to hold open house June 17 about new dietetics/nutrition degree    

  • Wednesday, June 17, 2009
    UT Health Science Center to hold open house June 17 for new dietetics and nutrition program    

  • Monday, June 15, 2009
    Brey named chairwoman of neurology, Dielmann Chair   

  • Tuesday, June 09, 2009
    UT Health Science Center Med Ed Camp offers high school students hands-on science activities    

  • Thursday, June 04, 2009
    New Web site eases end-of-life planning for Texans   

  • Tuesday, June 02, 2009
    To bypass or stent, that is the question   


  • May
  • Thursday, May 28, 2009
    CTRC clinical trial enables cancer patient to achieve dream   

  • Wednesday, May 27, 2009
    Study sheds more light on Lou Gehrig’s disease mystery   

  • Wednesday, May 20, 2009
    Nearly 90 percent of graduating nursing students already have jobs   

  • Wednesday, May 20, 2009
    Mayes named president and CEO of UT Medicine San Antonio   

  • Wednesday, May 13, 2009
    May 18 lecture focuses on nanotechnology’s medical applications   


  • April
  • Thursday, April 30, 2009
    UT Health Science Center invites public to cholesterol lecture, cornerstone unveiling for 200,000-square-foot research building   

  • Thursday, April 30, 2009
    Cancer prevention researcher named to influential Texas cancer funding group   

  • Monday, April 27, 2009
    Register now for Summer Institute on Evidence-Based Practice July 9-11   

  • Monday, April 27, 2009
    UTSA, Health Science Center Collaborate with Merck & Co., Inc., to Develop Chlamydia Vaccine    

  • Wednesday, April 22, 2009
    Faster, more precise radiation treatments for cancer given to first patient in San Antonio   

  • Wednesday, April 22, 2009
    Human resources vice president to chair national board   

  • Tuesday, April 21, 2009
    School of Medicine residency programs gain repeat 5-year accreditation   

  • Monday, April 20, 2009
    For Earth Day, trees saved from construction find new home at Health Science Center   

  • Thursday, April 16, 2009
    Teens to conduct cutting-edge biomedical research at Voelcker Academy   

  • Friday, April 10, 2009
    Three universities test their brainpower at neuroscience contest   

  • Friday, April 03, 2009
    CTRC executive director will run 12-hour marathon to raise cancer funds, awareness   


  • March
  • Tuesday, March 31, 2009
    In the light, muscle stem cells reveal their secrets   

  • Friday, March 27, 2009
    For National Doctors’ Day, Health Science Center doctors to visit schools across San Antonio, Laredo   

  • Tuesday, March 17, 2009
    Students from Laredo, Valley explore health careers at the Health Science Center   

  • Monday, March 16, 2009
    School of Medicine seniors learn residency destinations at ‘Match Day’ envelope opening   

  • Friday, March 13, 2009
    South Texas Technology Management offers grants to bring promising University of Texas technologies to market   

  • Thursday, March 12, 2009
    Conference for cancer survivors set for April 17 to19    

  • Wednesday, March 11, 2009
    Study shows nurses are the main support for parents of premature infants   

  • Wednesday, March 11, 2009
    Open house for UT Health Science Center’s Respiratory Care Program set for April 15   

  • Monday, March 09, 2009
    Potential method of strengthening TB vaccine discovered   

  • Tuesday, March 03, 2009
    “Cancer Cowgirl” to share wit, wisdom at Pearl Stable March 17    


  • February
  • Friday, February 20, 2009
    “Dress Smart for a Healthy Heart” fashion show puts face on heart disease in the community   

  • Friday, February 20, 2009
    Noted childhood cancer researchers to meet in San Antonio   

  • Thursday, February 19, 2009
    CTRC at UT Health Science Center offers practical course on new cancer drugs    

  • Tuesday, February 17, 2009
    Scientists identify molecular signature of leukemia stem cells   

  • Tuesday, February 17, 2009
    Protein quality control is a key to longevity in naked mole rats   

  • Tuesday, February 17, 2009
    Ribbon-cutting ceremony planned for Feb. 20 at new Laredo Health Department Dental Clinic   

  • Tuesday, February 17, 2009
    Sealing in a smile: Dental students provide screenings for Edgewood second-graders   

  • Tuesday, February 10, 2009
    Verghese returns to Health Science Center for reading   

  • Tuesday, February 10, 2009
    Edgewood ISD students to receive free dental care at UT Health Science Center San Antonio dental clinic   

  • Monday, February 09, 2009
    UT Health Science Center to begin accepting applications for nutrition and dietetics program   

  • Wednesday, February 04, 2009
    Event discusses cancer’s impact on women’s lives   


  • January
  • Wednesday, January 28, 2009
    Jan. 29 ceremony honors 24 faculty, staff for excellence   

  • Wednesday, January 28, 2009
    Doctor to the elderly grapples with own father’s aging   

  • Friday, January 23, 2009
    Preeminent imaging researcher Fox earns UT Health Science Center's highest award   

  • Friday, January 23, 2009
    Radiation treatment after prostate removal significantly improves survival in men with advanced prostate cancer   

  • Thursday, January 22, 2009
    Renowned researchers to speak at meeting   

  • Wednesday, January 21, 2009
    Cigarroa says in farewell: ‘I will always feel at home here’    

  • Wednesday, January 21, 2009
    Symposium spotlights Valley’s growing research capabilities   

  • Tuesday, January 20, 2009
    Cigarroa to thank faculty, staff, students for 8 exemplary years   

  • Wednesday, January 14, 2009
    Small device helps sleep apnea sufferers in a big way   

  • Friday, January 09, 2009
    Caesarean section before 39 weeks raises risk to infant lungs, study shows   

  • Thursday, January 08, 2009
    Possible target for treating diabetes, obesity identified in study   

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