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October 23, 2014
SAN ANTONIO, Oct. 23, 2014 - Genetics Policy Institute (GPI) and the World Stem Cell Summit (WSCS14) announced an exclusive opportunity - only available to Summit participants - to tour three of San Antonio's ... More

October 22, 2014
[October 22, 2014- SAN ANTONIO, TEXAS] As the next step in aggressively increasing sales and growing market adoption, iTraumaCare®, an early-stage medical device firm focused on developing traumatic ... More

October 15, 2014
[October 15, 2014 - SAN ANTONIO, TEXAS] iTraumaCare, an early-stage medical device firm focused on developing traumatic injury solutions, has achieved its fifth regulatory milestone with an expanded indication ... More

October 14, 2014
SAN ANTONIO, TX, October 14, 2014 - Mission Pharmacal Company, headquartered in San Antonio, today announced that the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Texas has issued a consent judgment ... More

October 8, 2014
  San Antonio, Texas - Oct 8, 2014. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) have reached out to Methodist Healthcare System in San Antonio to be the first hospital system in the U.S. ... More

October 7, 2014
SAN ANTONIO - BioBridge Global (BBG), a nonprofit organization, and StemBioSys Inc. (SBS), a development-stage biomedical company in the emerging field of stem cell and regenerative medicine, are pleased ... More

October 2, 2014
SAN ANTONIO, Oct. 2, 2014 - The Genetics Policy Institute (GPI) announced that the first annual RegMed Capital Conference (RMCC) will be hosted as a co-located meeting at the 10th annual World Stem Cell ... More

September 30, 2014
By Peggy O'Hare, San Antonio Express-News SAN ANTONIO - Leaders at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio on Monday celebrated the renewal of its Cancer Therapy & Research Center's ... More

September 29, 2014
Maj. Gen. Dr. Byron C. Hepburn will serve as the inaugural director of the new Military Health Institute. SAN ANTONIO (Sept. 29, 2014) - William L. Henrich, M.D., MACP, president of The University of ... More

September 19, 2014
Posted on woai.com It was a homecoming last night as retiring University of Texas System Chancellor Francisco Cigarroa was honored last night by the city's thriving health care and biomedical industry ... More

September 19, 2014
From left: Dr. Julio Palmaz, 2014 award recipient Dr. Francisco Cigarroa, BioMed SA Chair Ken Trevett, and President Ann Stevens. Photo by Joel Spring. By John Burnam, The Rivard Report Last night in ... More

September 18, 2014
By Elaine Ayala, MySA.com Former Mayor Henry Cisneros will be awarded the Stem Cell Action Leadership Award for championing the development of the city's biosciences community as BioMed SA's chairman. ... More

September 18, 2014
SAN ANTONIO - (September 18, 2014) - Five honorees have been selected for the 2014 Stem Cell Action Awards. For 10 years, the Genetics Policy Institute (GPI) has honored the stem cell community's top innovators, ... More

September 15, 2014
  (SAN ANTONIO, Texas) - Invictus Medical, the San Antonio, Texas-based medical device company dedicated to providing newborns with healthy developmental milestones, today announced it has submitted ... More

September 9, 2014
Targeted Technology Senior Managing Partner Paul Castella, Ph.D. By W. Scott Bailey, San Antonio Business Journal Targeted Technology has closed on its second venture capital fund. The San Antonio-based ... More

September 9, 2014
Dr. Marc Feldman, professor of medicine and engineering at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, says participants in a new pilot trial program involving institutions in three states ... More

September 9, 2014
SAN ANTONIO (Sept. 9, 2014) - A new joint agreement between The University of Texas at San Antonio and The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio will make it easier for qualified students ... More

September 8, 2014
By John Burnam, The Rivard Report Each year in September, the bioscience and medical community of San Antonio gathers together to honor a major leader in their field with the prestigious Julio Palmaz ... More

September 5, 2014
Dr. Amita Patnaik, associate director of clinical research for START, was the principal investigator for the MK-3475 drug trial in San Antonio. Photo by Erik Reyna. By W. Scott Bailey, San Antonio Business ... More

September 2, 2014
Dr. Gabriele Niederauer has been named the new CEO of Bluegrass Vascular Technologies. By W. Scott Bailey, San Antonio Business Journal Bluegrass Vascular Technologies (BVT) has been quite busy of late ... More

August 27, 2014
Cathy Burzik and Bob Hutchens SAN ANTONIO - StemBioSys, Inc., (SBS) a privately-held, San Antonio-based biomedical company focused on stem cell-based products and therapies, has named Catherine M. Burzik ... More

August 26, 2014
By W. Scott Bailey, San Antonio Business Journal Hispanic Business has heaped high praise on the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio's School of Medicine. In its latest Annual Diversity ... More

August 26, 2014
By W. Scott Bailey, San Antonio Business Journal AirStrip has reached another pivotal point in its evolution. The San Antonio-based provider of mobile health care applications has raised $25 million ... More

August 26, 2014
  SAN ANTONIO - BioBridge Global and its subsidiaries - the South Texas Blood & Tissue Center, QualTex Laboratories and GenCure - are pleased to announce a visit from Gov. Eikei Suzuki of Mie ... More

August 25, 2014
Francisco Cigarroa recalls his association with Julio Palmaz, in which the famed Palmaz Stent was used. By Peggy O'Hare, San Antonio Express-News SAN ANTONIO - As a young attending physician, University ... More

August 22, 2014
Ann Stevens photo courtesy of BioMed SA By Laura Lorek, Founder of Silicon Hills News Ann Stevens has served as BioMed SA's president since its inception in 2005. She has helped to grow and promote San ... More

August 21, 2014
Basil A. Pruitt Jr., MD, NTI Science Committee Chair San Antonio, August 21, 2014-The National Trauma Institute (NTI), a nonprofit organization that advocates for increased federal funding for trauma ... More

August 18, 2014
SAN ANTONIO) August 18, 2014 - BioMed SA, the non-profit corporation focused on growing and promoting San Antonio's thriving healthcare and bioscience sector, will award its ninth annual Julio Palmaz Award ... More

August 18, 2014
Former UT System Chancellor Dr. Francisco Cigarroa has secured a major award from BioMed SA. By W. Scott Bailey, San Antonio Business Journal BioMed SA has named University of Texas System Chancellor ... More

August 15, 2014
SAN ANTONIO, August 15, 2014 - The Texas Biomedical Research Institute has been awarded a $2.7 million grant from the U.S. National Institutes of Health to fund innovative approaches to genetics research ... More

August 5, 2014
Photo Courtesy Mission Pharmacal Co. By Peggy O'Hare, San Antonio Express-News SAN ANTONIO - Locally based Mission Pharmacal has developed spray-on diaper rash ointment, freeing parents and caregivers ... More

July 31, 2014
  Left to right: Aaron Goldberg, MD, PhD; Kunal Patel, MD, PhD; and Nicholas Short, MD. From roots in the nurturing environment and formative training of one high school in San Antonio, Texas, three ... More

July 30, 2014
  Dr. John Gurley, founder of Bluegrass Vascular By Laura Lorek, Silicon Hills News Medical technology startup Bluegrass Vascular Technologies has closed on $4.5 million in funding. Targeted Technology ... More

July 28, 2014
ERIC LAWITZ, MD (Courtesy of UT Health Science Center San Antonio) SAN ANTONIO (July 28, 2014) - Researchers from The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, the Texas Liver Institute ... More

July 16, 2014
SAN ANTONIO, July 16, 2014 -- Genetics Policy Institute (GPI) announced Baylor College of Medicine in Houston is an "Organizing Partner" of the 10th annual World Stem Cell Summit (WSCS). The 2014 Summit ... More

June 24, 2014
SAN ANTONIO, TX, JUNE 24, 2014-Invictus Medical, the San Antonio, Texas-based medical device company dedicated to providing newborns with healthy developmental milestones, today named George Hutchinson, ... More

June 21, 2014
UIW President Lou Agnese (left) and Brooks City Base President and CEO Leo Gomez sign an accord on housing the osteopathic medical school. By Peggy O'Hare, San Antonio Express-News The University of ... More

June 20, 2014
By Katherine Schaeffer, San Antonio Express-News Five months ago, Earl Tomlin couldn't walk across his living room without his oxygen tank in tow. The retired Southwest Airlines pilot had been diagnosed ... More

June 19, 2014
San Antonio-EndoMune Advanced, the only probiotic created by a gastroenterologist, is celebrating its seven-year anniversary with the launch of an improved formula containing 20 billion beneficial bacteria ... More

June 11, 2014
San Antonio, June 11, 2014 - Texas Biomedical Research Institute has recruited two new research scientists to its Southwest National Primate Research Center (SNPRC) who will focus on regenerative medicine, ... More

June 9, 2014
Christus Santa Rosa Health System's Patrick Carrier says San Antonio is "ground zero" for new efforts to improve the nutritional health of children. (Photo by Lyndsey Johnson / San Antonio Business Journal) ... More

May 30, 2014
  By Mike W. Thomas, San Antonio Business Journal San Antonio-based biotech startup Cardiovate has signed a patent and technology licensing agreement with the University of Texas at San Antonio ... More

May 29, 2014
By W. Scott Bailey, San Antonio Business Journal GenSpera Inc. (OTCQB:GNSZ) has entered into definitive agreements with investors who are purchasing approximately $3.33 million worth of the San Antonio-based ... More

May 28, 2014
SAN ANTONIO, May 28, 2014 - Texas Biomedical Research Institute has announced the resignation of Kenneth P. Trevett as its President and CEO, according to Board Chairman Richard Schlosberg. Trevett will ... More

May 28, 2014
SAN ANTONIO, Texas (5/28/2014) -- Registration opens today for the 2014 World Stem Cell Summit, December 3-5, in San Antonio, Texas. The Summit is the regenerative medicine community's best networking ... More

May 15, 2014
By David Hendricks, San Antonio Express-News SAN ANTONIO - Becton, Dickinson and Co., a medical technology and equipment-supply company, revealed Thursday that it plans to grow its San Antonio workforce ... More

May 8, 2014
BioMed SA Chair Kenneth P. Trevett (center) is honored as a 2014 Health Care Hero by the San Antonio Business Journal. Presenting the award are Edward Valdespino of Strasburger (left) and Business Journal ... More

May 8, 2014
By Valentino Lucio, San Antonio Express-News SAN ANTONIO - If the University of the Incarnate Word selects Brooks City Base for its osteopathic medical school, the former Air Force facility would take ... More

May 7, 2014
Leaders of Seno Medical Instruments — Medical Director Dr. A. Thomas Stavros (left), CEO and Founder Janet Campbell-Clark and President Tom Miller — show the company's Imagio optoacoustic imaging ... More

May 6, 2014
Azaya Therapeutics has formed a research partnership with the University of Chicago to test out a new proprietary formulation of docetaxel. By W. Scott Bailey, San Antonio Business Journal Azaya Therapeutics ... More

May 1, 2014
SAN ANTONIO, Texas, May 1, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Genetics Policy Institute (GPI) announced four prestigious "Organizing Partners" of the 10th annual World Stem Cell Summit. The 2014 Summit will be held ... More

April 22, 2014
Daniel Lee, CEO of Aperion Biologics Inc., Photo by Erik Reyna By Mike W. Thomas, San Antonio Business Journal It took longer than expected, but a San Antonio-based medical device company has finally ... More

April 4, 2014
Senior engineering students use a flexible workspace in Trinity University’s Center for the Sciences and Innovation, a five-story, multi-winged structure. Helen L. Montoya / San Antonio Express-News   By ... More

March 30, 2014
Twins Megan (left) and Alexis Rodriguez, 8, watch themselves on the monitors in one of the operating rooms at University Hospital's Sky Tower and ask questions during a tour. Photo by Cynthia Esparza / ... More

March 29, 2014
By Peggy O'Hare, San Antonio Express-News San Antonio-based AirStrip has purchased the assets of a California company that developed wireless technology capable of monitoring vital signs in high-risk pregnancies ... More

March 27, 2014
Children's Hospital of San Antonio, previously known as Christus Santa Rosa Children's Hospital - is in the midst of a multimillion-dollar expansion and upgrade of its downtown facilities. Edward A. Ornelas ... More

March 24, 2014
  Mike Dwyer, the CEO of Azaya Therapeutics Inc., says the latest funding positions the company for its next move. Photo by Catherine Dominguez  By W. Scott Bailey, San Antonio Business ... More

March 21, 2014
Biotech firm GenSpera has filed with the SEC for a future public offering. Photo by Anna Ivanova. By W. Scott Bailey, San Antonio Business Journal GenSpera Inc. has filed a registration with the U.S. ... More

March 19, 2014
The weed Thapsia garganica, which provides the active ingredient thapsigargin for G-202--Courtesy of GenSpera. By Michael Gibney, Fierce Drug Delivery Texas cancer drug delivery specialist GenSpera ... More

February 20, 2014
By Mike W. Thomas, San Antonio Business Journal Local biotech firm ViroXis Corp. is wrapping up a Phase 2 clinical study of its treatment for a virus that causes skin warts. The final patient of the ... More

February 18, 2014
Trinity University's graduate health care administration program has been ranked No. 1 in the nation by Modern Healthcare magazine. By James Aldridge, San Antonio Business Journal Trinity University's ... More

February 14, 2014
BioMedical Enterprises' Keith Peeples says the San Antonio medical device company is primed for significant growth (Photo courtesy of Lyndsey Johnson, San Antonio Business Journal) By W. Scott Bailey, ... More

February 13, 2014
John McCarrey is helping organize the stem cell research conference being held Thursday and Friday at UTSA. Courtesy UTSA By Jennifer R. Lloyd, San Antonio Express-News Could stem cells regenerate saliva ... More

February 13, 2014
By Miriam Sitz, The Rivard Report "Regenerative medicine is to the future of healthcare as ‘the cloud' is to the future of information technology," said Ed Davis, executive director of the San Antonio ... More

February 10, 2014
University of Texas System Chancellor Francisco Cigarroa By Mike W. Thomas, San Antonio Business Journal Francisco Cigarroa will step down as the chancellor of the University of Texas System to become ... More

February 9, 2014
The Randomists at the 2014 Alamo FTC Championship at Rackspace: Nia Clements, Madelyne Wilson, Luke Vilagi, Max Ulmer and Evan Meade (not pictured). Photo by Miriam Sitz. By Miriam Sitz, The Rivard Report Forget ... More

February 5, 2014
(Feb. 5, 2014) -- The region's stem cell and regenerative medicine researchers and business people will gather this month when The University of Texas at San Antonio hosts the first San Antonio Conference ... More

January 27, 2014
LifeCell Corp., a sister company to Kinetic Concepts Inc., has purchased a fat-grafting technology from adipose Tissue Injector that will allow it to expand further into the reconstructive and cosmetic ... More

January 24, 2014
Evestra Inc.'s Ze'ev Shaked says company poised for growth. (Courtesy Evestra Inc.) By W. Scott Bailey, San Antonio Business Journal Evestra Inc. has reached a pivotal point in its evolution. Armed ... More

January 24, 2014
Pioneer geneticist John VandeBerg of the Texas Biomedical Research Institute is retiring after 30 years. He helped put San Antonio on the map in terms of genetics research. (Courtesy Texas Biomedical Research ... More

January 9, 2014
San Antonio ⎯ As it begins its ninth year of operation, BioMed SA, the non-profit organization charged with promoting San Antonio's healthcare and bioscience industry, today announced its newly elected ... More

January 8, 2014
File photo of York Duncan, president of the San Antonio-based Texas Research & Technology Foundation. South Texas Regional Center for Innovation & Commercialization (RCIC) is taking over management ... More

January 8, 2014
By W. Scott Bailey, San Antonio Business Journal Evestra Inc., a San Antonio-based biopharmaceutical research and development company that is focusing on women's health care, has inked a partnership agreement ... More

January 3, 2014
By Melissa Fletcher Stoeltje, San Antonio Express-News A clinic offering mental health care for children will open Thursday, bringing needed services to an underserved area, officials said. Clarity Child ... More

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