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  • San Antonio metro region added 33100 jobs in 2017

    Jenna Saucedo-Herrera, CEO of the San Antonio Economic Development Foundation, said earlier this month that her office is focused on smart growth in the coming year. "Cybersecurity, biosciences, tech, across the board — all of those emerging industries that bring the type of quality high-paying…

  • What's closed, who is affected?

    A shutdown could mean interrupting research that's been going on for years, Fauci said. The NIH is the government's primary agency responsible for biomedical and public health research across 27 institutes and centers. Its research ranges from cancer studies to the testing and creation of…

  • Local biotech takes a major step toward US product launch

    The privately held biotech, which moved from Kentucky to San Antonio in 2014, is preparing to enroll the first patients in a clinical trial to test the safety and efficacy of its Surfacer Inside-Out Access Catheter System. The clinical trial will evaluate the reliability of Bluegrass Vascular's…

  • Fauci: NIH in a "scramble" to prepare for any gov't shutdown

    At the institutes, a shutdown could mean interrupting some research that's been going on for years, Fauci said. The NIH is the government's primary agency responsible for biomedical and public health research across 27 institutes and centers. Its research ranges from cancer studies to the…

  • The work that won't get done during a government shutdown

    Important biomedical and public health research would be interrupted and possibly damaged. Military veterans would watch helplessly as the processing of their disability claims came to a halt. Although the government won't actually close if Congress can't pass a spending bill by Friday at…