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December 29, 2011
By Morgan Smith, Texas Tribune SAN ANTONIO - In 2008, after 15 years as the Alamo City's largest corporate resident, AT&T announced it was moving its headquarters to Dallas - and taking 700 executives ... More

December 6, 2011
SAN ANTONIO, Texas - The South Texas Blood & Tissue Center's (STBTC) global influence and worldwide relationships expanded again this month as the center played a key leadership role in the Fourth ... More

November 5, 2011
by Wendy Rigby / KENS 5 SAN ANTONIO -- You've heard of blood banks and sperm banks. Now, San Antonio scientists say someday we may use stem cell banks. In the Biomaterials Lab at the U.T. Health Science ... More

October 24, 2011
Photo: Israeli diabetes researchers Dr. Roy Eldor, left, and Dr. Itamar Raz meeting with BioMed SA President Ann Stevens at Hadassah Medical Center. By Abigail Klein LeichmanIsrael21c Newsletter A business ... More

October 19, 2011
                      Hallways curve inside the new South Texas Research Facility at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San ... More

October 12, 2011
SAN ANTONIO (Oct. 12, 2011) - Scientists have sequenced the complete genome of the naked mole rat, a pivotal step to understanding the animal's extraordinarily long life and good health. A colony of more ... More

September 30, 2011
SAN ANTONIO, Sept. 30, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A collaboration among a medical device innovator, the U.S. Army Institute of Surgical Research (ISR), the nonprofit National Trauma Institute and ... More

September 29, 2011
SAN ANTONIO, September 29, 2011 - A National Institutes of Health (NIH) oversight team has found that the 14 chimpanzees transferred from the Alamogordo Primate Facility (APF) in New Mexico to Texas Biomed's ... More

September 20, 2011
(SAN ANTONIO) September 20, 2011 - BioMed SA, the non-profit corporation focused on growing and promoting San Antonio's thriving healthcare and bioscience sector, will award its sixth annual Julio Palmaz ... More

September 20, 2011
BioMed SA will award its sixth annual Julio Palmaz Award for Innovation in Healthcare and the Biosciences to Dr. Leroy Hood. Hood is the president and co-founder of the Institute for Systems Biology in ... More

September 19, 2011
By W. Scott Bailey, San Antonio Business Journal South Texas Accelerated Research Therapeutics (START), which operates one of the world's largest Phase I medical oncology programs, has expanded its presence ... More

September 16, 2011
By Vicki Vaughan, San Antonio Express-News Southwest Research Institute has won a $4.4 million contract from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to develop a nasal spray or gel as an antidote ... More

September 12, 2011
By Jim Forsyth, WOAI The scientist who is credited with laying the groundwork for the human genome project, which has helped make major strides in treating conditions ranging from Parkinson's disease to ... More

September 7, 2011
By Patrick Danner, San Antonio Express-News Seattle biologist and inventor Dr. Leroy Hood, who developed instruments that enabled the Human Genome Project to identify the more than 20,000 genes in human ... More

September 2, 2011
San Antonio Business Journal The University of Texas at San Antonio microbiologist Jose L. Lopez-Ribot has been elected to serve as the 2012 president of the Medical Mycology Society of the Americas. Medical ... More

August 23, 2011
SAN ANTONIO (August 23, 2011) - StemBioSys LLC, which is commercializing a novel system to isolate and expand stem cells from umbilical cord blood, has entered into a licensing agreement with South Texas ... More

August 19, 2011
Premium content from San Antonio Business Journal - by Sanford Nowlin San Antonio-based BiO2 Medical Inc. has raised nearly $4.58 million to bring a new medical device to market that could prevent artery ... More

August 17, 2011
By Kenneth P. Trevett/Special to the Express-News As a relatively new member of the San Antonio community, I continue to marvel at the scientific vitality of this city. In the biomedical, cyber-security, ... More

August 17, 2011
EO2 Concepts technician Joey Monosmith works on one of EO2 Concepts' TransCu O2 tissue oxygenating units in the company's Network Boulevard headquarters. Photo: William Luther By Patrick Danner, San ... More

August 11, 2011
By Patrick Danner, San Antonio Express-News South Texas Blood & Tissue Center is jumping into the field of regenerative medicine. Through a new subsidiary called GenCure, the nonprofit group is focusing ... More

August 11, 2011
SAN ANTONIO, August 11, 2011 - The family of Thomas Baker Slick Jr., founder of the Texas Biomedical Research Institute and other science organizations in San Antonio, has donated his papers to the University ... More

August 5, 2011
San Antonio Business Journal - by W. Scott Bailey The Texas Biomedical Research Institute's Kenneth P. Trevett says San Antonio is gaining momentum in the bioscience race. Texas Gov. Rick Perry's Economic ... More

July 14, 2011
By Patrick Danner pdanner@express-news.net - Updated 02:21 a.m., Thursday, July 14, 2011 San Antonio wound-care products maker Kinetic Concepts Inc. announced Wednesday it has agreed to be ... More

July 13, 2011
    SAN ANTONIO, July 13, 2011 – Mayor Julián Castro and Lew Moorman, President, Cloud and Chief Strategy Officer at Rackspace Hosting, have been elected to the ... More

July 12, 2011
Jerusalem, Israel (July 12, 2011) -- San Antonio Mayor Julián Castro and BioMed SA President Ann Stevens co-signed a memorandum of intent today with BioJerusalem to begin building relationships ... More

July 12, 2011
By Tracy Idell Hamilton - San Antonio Express-News JERUSALEM - Officials with BioMed SA have traveled to Japan, Mexico, Canada and China to promote San Antonio's $24.5 billion biomedical industry. Today, ... More

July 12, 2011
By W. Scott Bailey - San Antonio Business Journal San Antonio's has gained more clout in the international biosciences arena. San Antonio Mayor Julián Castro and BioMed SA President Ann Stevens ... More

July 12, 2011
By Jim Forsyth - 1200 WOAI News BioMed SA, the organization which lobbies on behalf of the local bio medical and bio science industries, today signed an agreement of cooperation today with BioJerusalem, ... More

June 23, 2011
            SAN ANTONIO (June 23, 2011) - San Antonio Mayor Julián Castro and City Manager Sheryl Sculley, with full support of the City Council, today announced ... More

June 22, 2011
SAN ANTONIO-June 17, 2011- Kinetic Concepts, Inc. (NYSE:KCI)today announced the launch of a Transcontinental Wound Registry (TWR) to be presented at the 2012 Congress of World Union of Wound Healing Societies. ... More

June 13, 2011
The South Texas Center for Emerging Infectious Diseases (STCEID) at The University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA) announced today it will receive $4.6 million over the next five years from the U.S. Department ... More

June 9, 2011
By Walker Moskop, San Antonio Express-News A new round of private investment means a San Antonio pharmaceutical company will continue working toward its goal of developing safer cancer treatments. By ... More

June 1, 2011
South Texas Technology Management (STTM), a regional technology transfer office that assists four University of Texas institutions, today announced it will provide services for a new member: Texas State ... More

May 27, 2011
By Patrick Danner, San Antonio Express-News San Antonio-based medical-device company Vidacare Corp. has received regulatory approval for expanded use of its products in Europe. Vidacare's EZ-IO Intraosseous ... More

May 3, 2011
By Patrick Danner, San Antonio Express-News A San Antonio company specializing in the development of trauma-care technology has received a $2.5 million investment from the Texas Emerging Technology Fund. Speer ... More

May 2, 2011
        SAN ANTONIO, May 2, 2011 - The National Institutes of Health has awarded nearly $5.4 million to a collaborative team of scientists at the Texas Biomedical Research Institute, ... More

May 2, 2011
San Antonio Business Journal - by Tamarind Phinisee GenSpera Inc. recently raised $2.2 million to help advance research into a promising cancer-treatment drug.The securities sold during the private placement ... More

April 11, 2011
SAN ANTONIO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--ViroXis Corporation today announced that the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) granted approval for the Company's investigational new drug (IND) application and planned ... More

April 5, 2011
By Patrick Danner,San Antonio Express-News PHOTO: Dr. Cameron Powell, AirStrip Technologies' president and chief medical officer (right) and Trey Moore, chief technology officer, hold iPads displaying ... More

April 1, 2011
San Antonio, TX -- Healthcare Access San Antonio (HASA), a local not-for-profit health care collaborative, will receive $300,000 from the state to expand San Antonio's health information exchange-a critical ... More

March 28, 2011
The Cancer Therapy & Research Center has enrolled its first patient in a Phase 1 clinical trial using GenSpera's new G-202 chemotherapeutic agent. Cancer drug company GenSpera Inc. said Monday that ... More

March 21, 2011
SAN ANTONIO, March 21, 2011 - Texas Public Radio's KSTX 89.1 FM presents "Bioscience Breakthroughs," a special series of news segments highlighting innovations from San Antonio's bioscience and ... More

March 18, 2011
SAN ANTONIO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--GenSpera, Inc. (OTC.BB: GNSZ) announced that its patent application, entitled "Activation of Peptide Prodrugs by HK2," has been issued by the United States Patent and Trademark ... More

March 11, 2011
By Wendy Rigby - KENS 5 SAN ANTONIO -- 3D imaging is changing the way dentists replace failing teeth. Amazingly, patients can get a new smile in one sitting. A San Antonio medical team is creating new ... More

March 9, 2011
By the San Antonio Business Journal Stephen Schmitt and Ben Young of Voxelogix will accept Frost & Sullivan's North American Oral Surgery Company of the Year award on March 15. Photo: Catherine Dominguez Market ... More

March 9, 2011
    By Christi Fish, UTSA Public Affairs Specialist C. Mauli Agrawal, the UTSA David and Jennifer Spencer Distinguished Chair for the Dean of Engineering and Peter Flawn Professor in Biomedical ... More

March 8, 2011
                      Boxes of Dr. Smith's Diaper Ointment sit on a production line at Mission Pharmacal in Boerne. Photo: Lisa Krantz By ... More

March 6, 2011
By Sarah Mills, San Antonio Express-News Judging by all the cheers, painted faces, pompoms and team mascots, it seemed as if the 1,400 high school students at the Convention Center were supporting their ... More

February 15, 2011
(SAN ANTONIO) February 15, 2011 - Dr. Joseph C. Salamone, Chief Scientific Officer of Rochal Industries LLP, San Antonio, has been elected to the National Academy of Engineering (NAE), as announced by ... More

February 9, 2011
BioMed SA President Ann Stevens and Chair Kenneth Trevett (right) recognize Dr. Brian Herman, Vice President for Research at the UT Health Science Center San Antonio, February 9 for five years of service ... More

February 1, 2011
  Texas Biomed Board Chair J.R. Hurd (left), President and CEO Kenneth Trevett, and Chief Scientific Officer Dr. John VandeBerg at the unveiling of the 70-year-old research organization's new name. ... More

January 28, 2011
START co-founders Drs. Amita Patnaik and Anthony Tolcher (in white coats) are joined by Carol Zhu (left), CEO of START Shanghai; San Antonio City Councilwoman Elisa Chan (center); and BioMed SA Chair Kenneth ... More

January 17, 2011
                          PHOTO: The drive team for the Toltechs robot, built by a San Antonio Edgewood Independent School ... More

January 12, 2011
(SAN ANTONIO) January 12, 2011 - In the first volunteer leadership transition in its five-year history, BioMed SA announced today that Kenneth P. Trevett, JD, President and CEO of the Southwest Foundation ... More

January 11, 2011
      The Randomists at the 2011 TAMEST Conference with Dr. George Perry of UTSA (back row left), BioMed SA President Ann Stevens, and Dr. Alfred Gilman of the Cancer Prevention ... More

January 1, 2011
Some 150 industry and community leaders at BioMed SA's Annual Meeting breakfast Dec. 10 heard the organization announce a bold new "industry vision" for San Antonio to be globally recognized as a leader ... More

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