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December
  • Wednesday, December 19, 2012
    Brake on nerve cell activity after seizures discovered   

  • Tuesday, December 11, 2012
    For Latinas, patient navigation can speed breast cancer diagnosis   

  • Tuesday, December 11, 2012
    Holiday safety interviews available now    

  • Tuesday, December 11, 2012
    UT Health Science Center San Antonio spin-out company Rapamycin Holdings licenses drug’s intellectual property   

  • Tuesday, December 11, 2012
    CPRIT funds study of drug resistance in glioblastomas   

  • Thursday, December 06, 2012
    M.D./Ph.D. students, Baptist nursing students celebrate Adler family’s gift of $1.5 million   

  • Thursday, December 06, 2012
    Study: Newer technology improves detection of stillbirth cause   

  • Wednesday, December 05, 2012
    Leaders to announce licensing of UT Health Science Center intellectual property to Rapamycin Holdings Inc.   

  • Tuesday, December 04, 2012
    San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium begins today   


  • November
  • Thursday, November 29, 2012
    San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium to tackle latest issues in research and treatment next week   

  • Wednesday, November 28, 2012
    Winter Texan honored with memorial portrait on Donate Life float in 2013 Rose Parade   

  • Thursday, November 15, 2012
    UT Medicine cardiologist uses TAVR procedure to return quality of life to New Mexico man   

  • Thursday, November 15, 2012
    New affiliation between UT Medicine San Antonio and MinuteClinic will increase access to health care services in San Antonio   

  • Wednesday, November 14, 2012
    San Antonio Vaccine Development Center to present 1st research symposium Nov. 16   

  • Tuesday, November 13, 2012
    M.D./Ph.D. student co-authors paper in Nature   

  • Monday, November 12, 2012
    San Antonio Vaccine Development Center’s 1st symposium is Friday   

  • Monday, November 12, 2012
    Caring for loved ones who have cancer: lecture with Q&A tonight   

  • Friday, November 09, 2012
    Teens get hands-on introduction to health and science careers at annual expo   

  • Thursday, November 08, 2012
    How do our nerves conduct impulses?   

  • Wednesday, November 07, 2012
    San Antonio Vaccine Development Center to present 1st research symposium Nov. 16   

  • Monday, November 05, 2012
    Health care diversity summit Wednesday   

  • Monday, November 05, 2012
    Children get hands-on asthma education   

  • Friday, November 02, 2012
    $1.2 million funds studies of Alzheimer’s cell biology   


  • October
  • Wednesday, October 31, 2012
    UT Medicine and University Health System initiate hepatitis C testing program   

  • Wednesday, October 31, 2012
    Devil flower research attracts attention of biomedical investment company   

  • Tuesday, October 30, 2012
    Someone I love has cancer; what do I need to know?   

  • Monday, October 29, 2012
    Paintings by late actor featured in art sale   

  • Thursday, October 25, 2012
    Apply for Exito! Training/Internships by March 1, 2013   

  • Thursday, October 25, 2012
    CTRC oncologist to lead statewide liver cancer trial   

  • Thursday, October 25, 2012
    Co-author of New England Journal of Medicine article, Dr. Thomas Patterson, available to speak on fungal meningitis outbreak    

  • Wednesday, October 24, 2012
    Both sedentary and active environments interact with genetic factors to affect risk   

  • Tuesday, October 23, 2012
    School of Nursing hosting diversity summit   

  • Tuesday, October 23, 2012
    Leaders to break ground on $95 million oral health facility in Medical Center   

  • Friday, October 19, 2012
    Scientist who discovered infectious proteins linked to Alzheimer’s, other diseases will speak Nov. 2 at UT Health Science Center   

  • Friday, October 19, 2012
    Physicians-in-training gather to examine future of primary care   

  • Monday, October 15, 2012
    UT Medicine doctor improves treatment of COPD   

  • Friday, October 12, 2012
    Psychiatrist-concert pianist Richard Kogan explores life and art of Beethoven   

  • Thursday, October 11, 2012
    Department of Occupational Therapy awarded $1 million federal grant   

  • Thursday, October 11, 2012
    Dr. Abraham Verghese returns for Center for Medical Humanities & Ethics’ 10th anniversary   

  • Thursday, October 11, 2012
    Laurie Garrett, authority on global health and disease prevention, speaks at UT Health Science Center   

  • Wednesday, October 10, 2012
    Community leaders discuss health disparities in Bexar County    

  • Tuesday, October 09, 2012
    Breast cancer: assessing your risk and learning the latest treatments   

  • Tuesday, October 02, 2012
    Physician assistant program celebrates 10th anniversary    

  • Tuesday, October 02, 2012
    Center for Medical Humanities & Ethics celebrates 10th anniversary   

  • Tuesday, October 02, 2012
    Juntos Podemos mentoring program helps disadvantaged nursing students   

  • Monday, October 01, 2012
    New hope for taming triple-negative breast cancer   

  • Monday, October 01, 2012
    Hyundai Hope on Wheels program brings $250,000 to support research of DNA repair defects in leukemia   

  • Monday, October 01, 2012
    Hyundai Hope On Wheels™ Donates $250,000 to the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio to Fight Childhood Cancer   


  • September
  • Thursday, September 27, 2012
    Salud America! gets $2.1M to confront Latino childhood obesity epidemic   

  • Wednesday, September 19, 2012
    Nurse practitioners could solve health care dilemma   

  • Monday, September 17, 2012
    Biochemists receive $1.7 million NIH grant to fight heart disease at the molecular level   

  • Friday, September 14, 2012
    UT Regents approve move for UTHSC-San Antonio to partner with Vanguard Health Systems on new children’s hospital   

  • Thursday, September 13, 2012
    4 in School of Medicine receive NARSAD Young Investigator Grants   

  • Tuesday, September 11, 2012
    Prostate cancer detection and prevention — including use of PSA testing — topic of free CTRC public lecture   

  • Friday, September 07, 2012
    350 to compete in sporting-clay competition    

  • Thursday, September 06, 2012
    Childhood virus RSV shows promise against adult cancer   

  • Tuesday, September 04, 2012
    Sports medicine collaboration announced   

  • Tuesday, September 04, 2012
    UT Health Science Center, UTSA announce Center for Innovation in Drug Discovery   

  • Tuesday, September 04, 2012
    Sporting-clay shooters to enjoy annual competition while raising big money for cancer research   


  • August
  • Thursday, August 30, 2012
    Barshop Institute provided test for NIA calorie restriction study   

  • Thursday, August 30, 2012
    Study uses promotoras to increase physical activity among Latinas   

  • Monday, August 27, 2012
    School of Health Professions receives grant to improve minority, military graduation rates   

  • Monday, August 27, 2012
    National PSA study by local researcher stands in contrast to U.S. task force recommendations   

  • Friday, August 24, 2012
    Board of Regents authorizes Academic Learning and Teaching Center   

  • Thursday, August 23, 2012
    Physician assistant program receives $980,141 federal grant for primary care training   

  • Tuesday, August 14, 2012
    Slots now open for sporting-clay shooters, sponsors for Sept. 8th CTRC fundraiser    

  • Wednesday, August 08, 2012
    Two receive fellowships to pursue doctoral studies in biology of aging   

  • Monday, August 06, 2012
    CPRIT gives Health Science Center researchers $1.8 million   

  • Wednesday, August 01, 2012
    James L. Holly, M.D., receives 2012 Distinguished Alumni Award from School of Medicine   


  • July
  • Tuesday, July 31, 2012
    West Side children compete in local Olympic Games   

  • Monday, July 30, 2012
    T.R. Reid, author of “The Healing of America,” speaks at UT Health Science Center   

  • Wednesday, July 25, 2012
    Rapamycin boosts cardiac and skeletal muscle function   

  • Monday, July 23, 2012
    CTRC director takes to medical journals to debate PSA testing    

  • Monday, July 16, 2012
    Low-cal diet’s effects seen in fly brain, mouthpart    

  • Thursday, July 12, 2012
    8 UT Health Science Center faculty bring home $200,000 in Regents teaching awards   

  • Thursday, July 12, 2012
    Air in expectant moms’ homes contains pesticides, border study finds   

  • Tuesday, July 10, 2012
    Doctors overlook chemical illnesses, study finds   

  • Tuesday, July 10, 2012
    Regulation by proteins outside cancer cells points to potential new drug target   

  • Tuesday, July 10, 2012
    Hormone curbs depressive-like symptoms in stressed mice   

  • Tuesday, July 03, 2012
    Dr. Jan Patterson named to infectious disease subspecialty board   

  • Monday, July 02, 2012
    Skype at night connects San Antonio researcher to Chinese laboratory   

  • Monday, July 02, 2012
    Heart pump device bridges teenager to her 2nd chance   


  • June
  • Friday, June 29, 2012
    Easter Island drug raises cognition throughout life span   

  • Monday, June 25, 2012
    250 leaders commemorate RAHC’s 10th anniversary   

  • Monday, June 25, 2012
    Leaders cut ribbon on $3.8 million nursing simulation center   

  • Wednesday, June 13, 2012
    Valley pediatrician honored for advocacy work   

  • Tuesday, June 12, 2012
    Regional Academic Health Center turns 10 this month; celebration is June 14   

  • Tuesday, June 12, 2012
    Leaders to open state-of-the-art School of Nursing Simulation Center   

  • Tuesday, June 12, 2012
    Insomnia? How better sleep may help cancer patients (and everyone else)   

  • Monday, June 04, 2012
    Radical change for routine prostate cancer treatment   


  • May
  • Thursday, May 31, 2012
    Voelcker grant goes to CTRC researcher   

  • Friday, May 25, 2012
    Aspirin study recruits most minority participants in U.S.   

  • Monday, May 21, 2012
    Revised ARDS definition sets out levels of severity   

  • Monday, May 21, 2012
    Behavioral support from peers, staff lowers patients’ blood pressure   

  • Friday, May 18, 2012
    Barshop Institute faculty available to public at Silver Solutions conference   

  • Wednesday, May 16, 2012
    UT Health Science Center announces 2012 commencements   

  • Tuesday, May 15, 2012
    ICU stays for worst asthma drop 74 percent, review finds   

  • Tuesday, May 15, 2012
    Colonel H. William Card, Jr. Endowed Professorship announced   

  • Monday, May 07, 2012
    Scientists find differences in long-lived rodent’s protein handlers   

  • Monday, May 07, 2012
    Long-lived rodents have high levels of brain-protecting factor   

  • Friday, May 04, 2012
    Fear not the colonoscopy   

  • Friday, May 04, 2012
    Children with Type-2 diabetes a challenge to treat   

  • Tuesday, May 01, 2012
    Lowering stress as preventative medicine?   


  • April
  • Monday, April 30, 2012
    New bereavement outreach effort brings grief workshops to Valley   

  • Monday, April 23, 2012
    Liver cancer in Hispanics linked to diabetes, obesity   

  • Wednesday, April 18, 2012
    Refugee-assistance group honored at UT Health Science Center   

  • Tuesday, April 17, 2012
    Immunotherapy for elderly cancer patients finds new promise in drug combination   

  • Thursday, April 12, 2012
    Personalized cancer treatment pros and cons   

  • Tuesday, April 10, 2012
    The promise and challenge of personalized cancer treatment   

  • Thursday, April 05, 2012
    Community service at Health Science Center featured at conference, earns federal recognition   

  • Wednesday, April 04, 2012
    UT Health Science Center Regional Campus hosts April 6 conference on healthy aging   

  • Tuesday, April 03, 2012
    Cancer Center Council’s 19th Annual Spring Luncheon has speaker balancing life with laughter   

  • Monday, April 02, 2012
    Kids, the doctor will see you now   


  • March
  • Friday, March 30, 2012
    CPRIT gives $1 million to Health Science Center researchers   

  • Thursday, March 29, 2012
    School of Medicine lab makes new findings in mouse model of autism   

  • Thursday, March 29, 2012
    Nursing dean voted president-elect of American Association of Colleges of Nursing   

  • Tuesday, March 27, 2012
    Balancing life with laughter at the Cancer Center Council’s 19th Annual Spring Luncheon   

  • Friday, March 23, 2012
    School of Health Professions sponsors conference on the many issues of aging   

  • Thursday, March 22, 2012
    Regenerative Medicine Symposium convenes S.A., Chinese researchers Monday   

  • Monday, March 19, 2012
    Nanotherapy: tiny tools hit brain tumors with big radiation   

  • Monday, March 19, 2012
    Physician to speak on critical role of primary care providers   

  • Friday, March 09, 2012
    On Match Day, medical students learn where residency training will take them   

  • Friday, March 09, 2012
    Harlingen study seeks to motivate breast cancer survivors to get fit   

  • Thursday, March 08, 2012
    School of Health Professions sponsors conference on the many issues of aging   

  • Thursday, March 08, 2012
    Cures for cancer in nature lecture tonight   

  • Friday, March 02, 2012
    Dogs and their walkers line up at Wilenchik Walk for Life   

  • Friday, March 02, 2012
    Cures for cancer in nature next CTRC lecture topic   

  • Friday, March 02, 2012
    President’s Council luncheon draws enthusiastic group of community leaders   


  • February
  • Monday, February 27, 2012
    Protocol reduces sternal wound infections in children by 61 percent   

  • Friday, February 24, 2012
    March meeting covers translational research in addiction   

  • Friday, February 24, 2012
    France elected Councilor to national pharmacology society   

  • Thursday, February 23, 2012
    After bleach ingestion incident, South Texas Poison Center shares facts on household chemicals   

  • Thursday, February 23, 2012
    UT Health Science Center shortens time to earn physician assistant degree   

  • Friday, February 17, 2012
    “Barefoot Heart” author speaks about growing up in migrant farm worker family   

  • Friday, February 17, 2012
    Regents approve oral health care center at UT Health Science Center   

  • Wednesday, February 08, 2012
    Exercise and cancer patients lecture tomorrow night   

  • Monday, February 06, 2012
    How exercise helps every cancer patient   

  • Thursday, February 02, 2012
    Study shows a urine test can effectively predict high-risk prostate cancer   


  • January
  • Friday, January 27, 2012
    UT Health Science Center to offer Doctor of Nursing Practice degree   

  • Wednesday, January 25, 2012
    Hensler, Clarke named to 2012 Leadership Texas   

  • Wednesday, January 25, 2012
    One-fourth of South Texas kidney cancer patients have diabetes   

  • Tuesday, January 24, 2012
    Rare kidney disease shows how salt, potassium levels are moderated   

  • Tuesday, January 24, 2012
    HSC’s urology department tops in 2011 NIH funding   

  • Thursday, January 19, 2012
    Researchers present the latest in breast cancer science   

  • Thursday, January 19, 2012
    Scientists Uncover Novel Mechanism of Glioblastoma Development   

  • Wednesday, January 18, 2012
    CPRIT awards $4.7 million to Health Science Center   

  • Tuesday, January 17, 2012
    Dr. Amelie Ramirez elected to TAMEST board of directors   

  • Friday, January 13, 2012
    Clinical safety projects improve patient care at UT Medicine   

  • Thursday, January 12, 2012
    Balancing life with laughter at the 19th Annual Spring Luncheon   

  • Thursday, January 12, 2012
    When are genes a blueprint for cancer?   

  • Wednesday, January 11, 2012
    UT Health Science Center joins coalition to combat PTSD and traumatic brain injury   

  • Wednesday, January 11, 2012
    St. Baldrick’s Foundation awards $50,000 grant to the Health Science Center San Antonio   

  • Tuesday, January 10, 2012
    80 ethnic minority participants needed for aspirin study   

  • Monday, January 09, 2012
    Your body’s shifting cancer blueprint and the treatments that target it   

  • Monday, January 09, 2012
    UT Medicine physicians recognized as Best Doctors in America®   

  • Monday, January 09, 2012
    One Community/One Book selection tells story of migrant farm worker family   

  • Friday, January 06, 2012
    Dr. Amelie Ramirez elected to C-Change board of directors   

  • Thursday, January 05, 2012
    State’s top public health, energy experts to gather in Houston for medicine and engineering conference   

  • Monday, January 02, 2012
    Hydrogen sulfide reduces glucose-induced injury in kidney cells   

  • Monday, January 02, 2012
    Austad named interim director of Barshop Institute   

  • Monday, January 02, 2012
    National Cancer Act made CTRC, more cures possible   

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