Klesse presented with honor

RIVERDALE, NY Manhattan College, founded in 1853, will present Bill Klesse, chairman of the board, CEO and president of Valero Energy Corporation, with the De La Salle Medal at the College’s annual fundraising dinner on Wednesday, January 19, 2011. The ceremony will be held at the Pierre Hotel in New York City. Before receiving his [...]

Scientists Shed Light On Parkinson’s Cell Deaths

SAN ANTONIO, TX Just 5 percent of Parkinson’s disease cases can be explained by genetic mutation, while the rest have no known cause. But a new discovery by researchers at The University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio may begin to explain why the vast majority of Parkinson’s patients develop the progressive neurodegenerative disease. [...]

Texas Manufacturing Activity Continues To Grow

DALLAS, TX From the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas, according to business executives responding to the Texas Manufacturing Outlook Survey, Texas factory activity increased in December. The production index, a key measure of state manufacturing conditions, was positive for the fourth consecutive month. Other indicators of current activity also remained positive, signaling continued growth in [...]

Toxicologist Named to National Advisory Board

SAN ANTONIO, TX Miquel C. Fernandez, M.D., medical toxicologist at the UT Health Science Center San Antonio, was appointed this month to the National Toxicology Program Board of Scientific Counselors. This 15-member board controls toxicology testing across the U.S. and informs the public about potentially toxic chemicals. Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius made [...]

Nov 2010 Medical Real Estate Market Report

SAN ANTONIO, TX San Antonio’s medical real estate market, regarded by some as a bright spot in a weak economy, has seen a slowdown, according to the latest quarterly medical market report  from NAI REOC San Antonio. Leasing activity in third quarter 2010 generated 54,291 sf of positive net absorption, the report showed. This was [...]