University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio

The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio (UTHSCSA) is an institute of health science education and research, located in the South Texas Medical Center. UTHSCSA is the largest health sciences university in South Texas. Located in the South Texas Medical Center, it serves San Antonio and all of the 50,000 square miles (130,000 km) area of central and south Texas. It extends to campuses in the metropolitan border communities of Laredo and the Rio Grande Valley. With 24,000 graduates, more than 3,000 students a year train in an environment that involves more than 100 affiliated hospitals, clinics and health care facilities in South Texas. The university offers over 65 degrees, the majority of them being graduate and professional degrees, in the biomedical and health sciences fields. UTHSCSA is home to the Cancer Therapy & Research Center (CTRC) - a major National Cancer Institute supported Center. The CTRC's Institute for Drug Development (IDD) is internationally recognized for conducting the largest oncology Phase I clinical drug trials program in the world.

Address
7703 Floyd Curl Dr, San Antonio, Texas, United States of America 78229
Website
http://www.uthscsa.edu/
Wikipedia
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/University_of_Texas_Health_Science_Center_at_San_Antonio

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Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Cell antennas lacking in Fragile X syndrome, study finds

Structures called primary cilia—which act like TV antennas for cells to detect signals—are present in fewer numbers in mice born with Fragile X syndrome, according to researchers from The University of Texas Health Science ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Coronavirus makes changes that cause cells not to recognize it

With an alarm code, we can enter a building without bells going off. It turns out that the SARS coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) has the same advantage entering cells. It possesses the code to waltz right in.

Cardiology

Genes, cardiovascular health each factor into dementia risk

Genes and cardiovascular health each contribute in an additive way to a person's risk of dementia, U.S. researchers including Sudha Seshadri, MD, and Claudia Satizabal, Ph.D., of The University of Texas Health Science Center ...

Oncology & Cancer

Study shows Nox4 protein may predict untreatable kidney cancer

A team of researchers from The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio confirmed the role of a certain protein in the development of high-grade kidney cancer. The researchers also showed that a higher level ...

Oncology & Cancer

Cancer researchers locate drivers of tumor resistance

Cancer biologists at the Mays Cancer Center, home to UT Health San Antonio MD Anderson, have identified important drivers that enable tumors to change their behavior and evade anticancer therapies.

Alzheimer's disease & dementia

Cognition and gait speed often decline together, study shows

Do thinking and walking go hand in hand in determining the health course of senior adults? A study published by UT Health San Antonio researchers found that, indeed, the two functions often parallel each other in determining ...

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