November 28, 2011 - Dr. Ronald DePinho, President of MD Anderson Cancer Center
May 30, 2011 - Dr. Howard Marcus
September 1, 2009 - Dr. Leonel Vela - Regional Dean, UT Health Science Center
August 27, 2009 - Dean Patricia Starck, DSN, RN, FAAN - University of Texas School of Nursing at Houston
June 3, 2009 - Dr. Jan-Ake Gustafsson, World-Renowned Medical Researcher
Governor Perry has led the effort to invest millions of dollars in biotechnology and the health care of tomorrow, leveraging the Emerging Technology Fund to help get new technology, treatments and cures to market more quickly. The Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas, funded by Texas voters in 2007, will distribute $3 billion in funding to fight cancer over the next 10 years. Through common sense laws and the spirit of innovation, Texas is well-positioned for the future of health care.
» The governor ceremonially signed Senate Bill 98, which establishes a health science center and medical school in South Texas.
News & Announcements
Thursday, November 08, 2012 Austin, Texas Press Release
Planned Parenthood Seeks to Abandon Constitutional Case; Betting on Technicality in Travis County Court
Planned Parenthood has sought permission to conditionally abandon its case in federal court acknowledging what we have known from the very beginning – their constitutional challenge is flawed on its face. We see their stalling tactic for what it is – yet another attempt to unashamedly defy the will of Texas voters and taxpayers.
Thursday, November 01, 2012 Austin, Texas Editorial
Adult Stem Cells Can Revolutionize Medicine, The World
Growing replacement organs. Spinal regeneration. Repairing cardiac tissue in the aftermath of a heart attack. These ideas have belonged to the realm of science fiction for generations, but all are now realistic goals, thanks to groundbreaking research in the field of adult stem cells.
Wednesday, October 31, 2012 Georgetown, TX Press Release
Gov. Perry: Texas Stands Ready to Implement State Women’s Health Program
Friday, October 26, 2012 Houston, Texas Press Release
Gov. Perry: Texas Can Become the Nation’s Center for Regenerative Medicine
Thursday, October 25, 2012 Austin, Texas Press Release
Gov. Perry: Texas to Immediately Defund Abortion Affiliates in WHP in Response to 5th Circuit’s Ruling
Gov. Rick Perry released the following statement on the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals decision to deny Planned Parenthood’s request for reconsideration of the Court’s August decision to uphold state law: