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December
  • Wednesday, December 21, 2011
    CTRC and Health Science Center researchers wrap up year with grants   

  • Friday, December 16, 2011
    UT Health Science Center San Antonio offering Transitional Doctorate of Physical Therapy   

  • Thursday, December 15, 2011
    JAMA articles begin to explain mysteries of stillbirth   

  • Wednesday, December 14, 2011
    Work in cells, animals, patients reveals toxin’s role in asthma   

  • Tuesday, December 13, 2011
    UT Health Science Center San Antonio School of Nursing reaccredited for 10 years   

  • Tuesday, December 13, 2011
    Insulin signaling is distorted in pancreases of type 2 diabetics   

  • Monday, December 12, 2011
    Ultrasound-guided probe cures tennis elbow in 15 minutes   

  • Friday, December 09, 2011
    Obesity among Latino youth examined in new research briefs   

  • Thursday, December 08, 2011
    PSA tests and new national recommendations – free lecture tonight   

  • Wednesday, December 07, 2011
    Award will advance technology with potential to predict heart attacks   

  • Tuesday, December 06, 2011
    Pediatricians design child abuse identification tool   

  • Friday, December 02, 2011
    San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium begins Tuesday   

  • Friday, December 02, 2011
    Quinn named chairman of orthopaedics in School of Medicine   

  • Thursday, December 01, 2011
    Free lecture to help understand your PSA results   

  • Thursday, December 01, 2011
    UTSA, UT Health Science Center, UT Austin to offer Ph.D. in translational science   


  • November
  • Monday, November 28, 2011
    Implant Clinic opens in UT Health Science Center Dental School   

  • Monday, November 21, 2011
    Bat plant could give some cancers a devil of a time   

  • Wednesday, November 16, 2011
    UT Health Science Center San Antonio professor receives international nursing research award   

  • Monday, November 14, 2011
    International group honors family doctor for lifetime achievements   

  • Monday, November 14, 2011
    Teens get hands-on introduction to health and science careers at annual expo   

  • Monday, November 14, 2011
    Express-News Book & Author Luncheon features six writers and their work   

  • Monday, November 14, 2011
    Patriotic ‘Salute to our Nation’s Heroes’ set for Veterans Day at Regional Academic Health Center   

  • Monday, November 14, 2011
    Free Public Lecture Tonight on Breathing Easier: Surgical Options in Lung Cancer   

  • Monday, November 07, 2011
    $3.7 million program targets Hispanics with bipolar disorder   

  • Monday, November 07, 2011
    Specific criteria improve diagnosis of bipolar disorder, study finds   

  • Monday, November 07, 2011
    Breathing Easier: Surgical Options in Lung Cancer   

  • Monday, November 07, 2011
    Survivor of deadly Nazi twin experiments speaks on ethics in medicine   

  • Friday, November 04, 2011
    CTRC Cancer Prevention Symposium open to public   

  • Thursday, November 03, 2011
    Health Science Center researchers win $2 million in cancer research awards   

  • Thursday, November 03, 2011
    Dr. Roland Goertz receives 2011 Distinguished Alumni Award   


  • October
  • Monday, October 31, 2011
    Veterans Day salute set at Regional Academic Health Center   

  • Monday, October 31, 2011
    1st randomized study compares robotic, open procedures for bladder cancer   

  • Monday, October 31, 2011
    Personal stem cell banks could be staple of future health care   

  • Monday, October 31, 2011
    Ancient Chinese herbal remedy now being tested as prostate cancer treatment   

  • Tuesday, October 25, 2011
    UT Medicine San Antonio, community partners to present free cancer screenings, talks Oct. 27   

  • Monday, October 24, 2011
    Book describes advances in imaging of drug-delivery nanoparticles   

  • Monday, October 24, 2011
    Experts reflect on role of spirituality in healing   

  • Wednesday, October 19, 2011
    Sports medicine injuries topic of UT Medicine lecture tonight   

  • Wednesday, October 19, 2011
    Acclaimed economist James Galbraith speaks on ethics of economic inequality   

  • Thursday, October 13, 2011
    $150 million South Texas Research Facility dedicated   

  • Wednesday, October 12, 2011
    Barshop Institute, global team sequences DNA of naked mole rat   

  • Wednesday, October 12, 2011
    National researchers gathering in San Antonio will discuss vitamin E - cancer risk   

  • Tuesday, October 11, 2011
    South Texas Health and Education Summit to be held Oct. 10 in San Antonio   

  • Tuesday, October 11, 2011
    National researchers gathering in San Antonio will discuss impact of new cancer risk data   

  • Tuesday, October 11, 2011
    CTRC to highlight breast cancer prevention at October free public lecture   

  • Tuesday, October 11, 2011
    UT Health Science Center dedicates research building   

  • Monday, October 03, 2011
    Health Science Center to offer free screenings, presentation by cancer faculty members Oct. 27    


  • September
  • Tuesday, September 27, 2011
    Team learns how some proteins are taken to the garbage   

  • Tuesday, September 27, 2011
    Hyundai Hope On Wheels® to award $100,000 for childhood cancer research   

  • Thursday, September 22, 2011
    Health Science Center faculty and staff hold volleyball fundraiser for sickle cell patients   

  • Monday, September 19, 2011
    Free exercise center for cancer survivors launches Sept. 28   

  • Friday, September 16, 2011
    Henrich to announce Charles Butt and H-E-B Excellence Fund   

  • Friday, September 16, 2011
    School of Medicine's diversity makes national list   

  • Friday, September 16, 2011
    Voelcker Scholars have earned the right to be called scientists   

  • Tuesday, September 13, 2011
    Graduate School wins grant to recruit, retain minority students   

  • Monday, September 12, 2011
    Summit Highlights Progress in Reducing Obesity among Latino Children   

  • Tuesday, September 06, 2011
    Mercury poisonings linked to cosmetic cream from Mexico   

  • Tuesday, September 06, 2011
    Vulcan Materials to raise funds for CTRC in annual Funshoot sporting clays event   


  • August
  • Tuesday, August 30, 2011
    Successful rainwater harvesting systems combine new technology with old social habits   

  • Tuesday, August 30, 2011
    Cancer-related urinary incontinence the subject of the next CTRC free public lecture   

  • Thursday, August 18, 2011
    Red-carpet premiere to showcase MIRA student videos   

  • Wednesday, August 17, 2011
    Enzyme’s structure reveals basis for head, sex organ deformities   

  • Friday, August 12, 2011
    Laredo college students learn about the health professions in San Antonio   

  • Wednesday, August 03, 2011
    Valley study seeks link between autism, environment   

  • Tuesday, August 02, 2011
    Hispanics’ cancer risk the topic of CTRC’s next public lecture   


  • July
  • Thursday, July 28, 2011
    CPRIT gives Health Science Center researcher cancer prevention grant to partner with YMCA   

  • Wednesday, July 27, 2011
    In Muevete USA, student nurses combat childhood obesity   

  • Monday, July 25, 2011
    Nursing students to teach children about nutrition on grocery store field trip   

  • Monday, July 25, 2011
    New study evaluates yoga’s benefits for breast cancer survivors   

  • Friday, July 15, 2011
    CPRIT honors San Antonio cancer investigators    

  • Wednesday, July 13, 2011
    JAMA study shows importance of updating family cancer history in adult patients   

  • Friday, July 08, 2011
    Strength of Spirit in Overcoming Cancer   


  • June
  • Monday, June 27, 2011
    Related studies point to the illusion of the artificial   

  • Monday, June 27, 2011
    MIRA program gives college students a close-up look at the health professions   

  • Friday, June 24, 2011
    Community leaders to kick off local site of nation’s largest long-term children’s study   

  • Thursday, June 23, 2011
    City announces $3.3 million for UT Health Science Center’s new South Texas Research Facility   

  • Wednesday, June 22, 2011
    Register now for Improvement Science Summit, Summer Institute on Evidence-Based Practice   

  • Tuesday, June 21, 2011
    National Children’s Study launching here   

  • Monday, June 20, 2011
    3 receive Hogg Foundation grants to study mental health   

  • Monday, June 13, 2011
    Undernourishment in pregnancy and lactation found key to next generation’s diabetes   

  • Monday, June 13, 2011
    Pharmacologist selected for national science policy fellowship   

  • Friday, June 10, 2011
    Ovarian cancer test not effective   

  • Wednesday, June 08, 2011
    UTSA, Health Science Center tackle state’s physician shortage with pilot BS/MD degree program   

  • Tuesday, June 07, 2011
    Free public lecture on clinical trials this Thursday   

  • Tuesday, June 07, 2011
    Artist considers color and its impact on well-being   

  • Friday, June 03, 2011
    Texas State University joins members of South Texas Technology Management   

  • Wednesday, June 01, 2011
    New hope for cancer patients through clinical trials   


  • May
  • Thursday, May 26, 2011
    UT Health Science Center San Antonio nurse receives national diversity award   

  • Thursday, May 26, 2011
    Aging, obsolete cells prime the lungs for pneumonia   

  • Tuesday, May 24, 2011
    Patient navigation helps Latinos overcome barriers to health   

  • Monday, May 23, 2011
    Health Science Center’s N-STORM microscope is 1st in Texas, 2nd in country   

  • Friday, May 20, 2011
    Researchers pinpoint growth mechanism for cancer-related virus   

  • Thursday, May 19, 2011
    Preparing tomorrow’s healers to act with compassion and justice   

  • Wednesday, May 18, 2011
    Health Science Center professor named executive academic leadership fellow   

  • Tuesday, May 17, 2011
    Painkiller monitoring study reveals racial differences, overall poor care   

  • Tuesday, May 17, 2011
    First M.D./M.P.H. graduates ready to care for patients, impact care of populations   

  • Monday, May 16, 2011
    Cosmetic Surgery: Is It Right for You? - free lecture offered May 17   

  • Friday, May 13, 2011
    Three Health Science Center radiologists named fellows of American College of Radiology   

  • Thursday, May 12, 2011
    Study gives clue as to how notes are played on the genetic piano   

  • Wednesday, May 11, 2011
    CTRC holds free public lecture on skin cancer   

  • Tuesday, May 10, 2011
    Second SALSI forum takes aim at Latino obesity   

  • Monday, May 09, 2011
    New study suggests breast cancer treatments lose effectiveness over time   

  • Monday, May 09, 2011
    Study shows enlarged prostate not a cancer warning sign   

  • Thursday, May 05, 2011
    Tiny molecule may prove big in fight against neurodegenerative diseases   

  • Wednesday, May 04, 2011
    Skin cancer: What does it look like and what should you do?   

  • Wednesday, May 04, 2011
    Commencement 2011   

  • Monday, May 02, 2011
    Memorial service for body donors honors their gift   


  • April
  • Thursday, April 28, 2011
    Baptist Health Foundation donates record $215,000 in scholarships   

  • Wednesday, April 27, 2011
    Mind-body methods for better health   

  • Monday, April 25, 2011
    Air Force vet is center’s 40th lung transplant recipient within a year   

  • Monday, April 25, 2011
    Screening project touches multiple cultures, wins community service award   

  • Monday, April 25, 2011
    Mouse study turns fat-loss and longevity link on its head   

  • Thursday, April 14, 2011
    UT Health Science Center San Antonio faculty member named a ‘Most Powerful and Influential Woman in Texas’   

  • Thursday, April 14, 2011
    Quit smoking – with your doctor’s help   

  • Wednesday, April 13, 2011
    Women and cancer: Know the warning signs and reduce your risk   

  • Thursday, April 07, 2011
    Mammograms, roses and Battle of Flowers   

  • Wednesday, April 06, 2011
    Better health through academic-community partnerships   

  • Tuesday, April 05, 2011
    Women over 40: cancer risk and prevention   

  • Monday, April 04, 2011
    Patient safety center wins national education honor   

  • Monday, April 04, 2011
    Cerebral undergrads go head to head in Brain Bowl 2011 The offbeat neuroscience competition has a loyal following in San Antonio and across Texas   


  • March
  • Wednesday, March 30, 2011
    Program seeks to expand the ranks of Latinos studying disparities in cancer   

  • Tuesday, March 29, 2011
    For National Doctors’ Day, School of Medicine physicians visit schools across San Antonio   

  • Monday, March 28, 2011
    UT Health Science Center San Antonio professor wins national pediatric nursing award   

  • Friday, March 25, 2011
    CPRIT grant goes to CTRC researcher studying breast cancer   

  • Thursday, March 24, 2011
    A show of artistic talent in support of free medical clinics   

  • Thursday, March 24, 2011
    Free public lecture explores benefits of weight-loss surgery   

  • Wednesday, March 23, 2011
    Drug prevents type 2 diabetes in majority of high- risk individuals   

  • Wednesday, March 23, 2011
    13th Annual New Agents in Oncology conference starts Friday   

  • Tuesday, March 22, 2011
    Finasteride as prostate cancer screening tool is the subject of new CTRC study   

  • Monday, March 21, 2011
    UT Medicine San Antonio offers new multiple sclerosis clinic   

  • Friday, March 18, 2011
    Mapping the universe of a protein   

  • Wednesday, March 16, 2011
    At “Match Day” envelope opening, medical students learn where residency training will take them   

  • Friday, March 11, 2011
    CTRC launches community outreach talks on clinical trials   

  • Friday, March 11, 2011
    Finding shows potential way to protect neurons in Parkinson’s, Alzheimer’s, ALS   

  • Thursday, March 10, 2011
    6 from Health Science Center win AACR cancer research awards   

  • Wednesday, March 09, 2011
    Researchers help Girl Scouts find new ways to be physically active   

  • Tuesday, March 08, 2011
    March of Dimes provides $400,000 for preterm birth research   

  • Tuesday, March 08, 2011
    Student nurses train to stem the tide of Latino youth obesity   

  • Monday, March 07, 2011
    Brain tumor myths and truths   

  • Friday, March 04, 2011
    Muevete (Move) USA trains Hispanic student nurses to target obesity   

  • Thursday, March 03, 2011
    Survey assesses Bexar adolescents’ mental health, gaps in care   

  • Tuesday, March 01, 2011
    Clark receives Health Science Center’s highest award for 2011   


  • February
  • Monday, February 28, 2011
    UT Health Science Center to host healthy aging conference March 4   

  • Monday, February 28, 2011
    UT System Academy of Health Science Education elects 3 from San Antonio   

  • Friday, February 25, 2011
    Scientists find a new way insulin-producing cells die   

  • Friday, February 25, 2011
    PSA velocity test a poor predictor of prostate cancer   

  • Thursday, February 24, 2011
    City of Laredo, UT Health Science Center,VA to partner on third campus building   

  • Thursday, February 24, 2011
    Serotonin plays role in many autism cases, studies confirm   

  • Thursday, February 24, 2011
    Healthy living tips – with lunch – to cut breast cancer risk   

  • Monday, February 21, 2011
    Frio County Heart Health Fair set for Feb. 26 in Pearsall   

  • Monday, February 14, 2011
    South Texas Outreach Foundation increases gift to UT Health Science Center Regional Campus   

  • Friday, February 11, 2011
    CTRC treats first patient in novel drug trial   

  • Wednesday, February 09, 2011
    Prevention of Cancer is Possible   

  • Monday, February 07, 2011
    2nd member in Alzheimer’s toxic duo identified   

  • Monday, February 07, 2011
    Deadline Feb. 28 to submit abstracts for Summer Institute on Evidence-Based Practice, Improvement Science Summit   

  • Wednesday, February 02, 2011
    Losing body fat before pregnancy can be beneficial for the baby   


  • January
  • Monday, January 31, 2011
    Deadline Feb. 1 for medical school early admission program   

  • Friday, January 28, 2011
    CPRIT gives Health Science Center researchers $1.19 million in prevention research grants   

  • Wednesday, January 26, 2011
    Healthy living tips – with lunch – to cut breast cancer risk   

  • Wednesday, January 26, 2011
    Prevention of cancer is possible   

  • Wednesday, January 19, 2011
    The Social Determinants of Health: Relevance to Cancer Disparities   

  • Wednesday, January 19, 2011
    Researchers present the latest in breast cancer science   

  • Tuesday, January 18, 2011
    San Antonio biochemist named Fellow of American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS)   

  • Tuesday, January 18, 2011
    Blood pressure control system found in kidney’s structural units   

  • Tuesday, January 18, 2011
    Reducing diet early in pregnancy stunts fetal brain development   

  • Tuesday, January 11, 2011
    How can I avoid getting breast cancer?   

  • Friday, January 07, 2011
    Link between signaling molecules could point way to therapies for epilepsy, stroke, other diseases   

  • Thursday, January 06, 2011
    Texas Forum on Blood Cancer set for Feb. 12 in San Antonio   

  • Thursday, January 06, 2011
    Grape ingredient resveratrol increases beneficial fat hormone   

  • Thursday, January 06, 2011
    Scientists shed light on what causes brain cell death in Parkinson’s patients   

  • Wednesday, January 05, 2011
    Free public lecture: “How can I avoid getting breast cancer?”   

  • Tuesday, January 04, 2011
    Hospitalized children to receive holiday gifts Through UT Health Science Center’s Gifts for Children project    

  • Tuesday, January 04, 2011
    Medical toxicologist named to board that advises the nation   

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