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2014 Palmaz Award


September 19, 2014
By John Burnam, The Rivard Report Last night in a crowded room at the Vista at Valero, the who's who of San Antonio's leadership, bioscience, and medical community gathered to honor Dr. Francisco Cigarroa, a South Texas native and local San Antonio leader, with the ninth annual Julio Palmaz Award for his work in bioscience and biomedical education...More


September 19, 2014
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 for his contributions to the biosciences, Newsradio 1200 WOAI's Berit Mason reports.... 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 Award. The award is presented by BioMed SA, a nonprofit born out the San Antonio Chamber of Commerce's 2005 Economic Outlook Conference as a way to promote a sector of the city's economy that employs 1/6th of the population and has an economic impact of more than $30 billion dollars.... More


August 25, 2014
(SAN ANTONIO) August 25, 2014 - SAN ANTONIO - As a young attending physician, University of Texas System Chancellor Francisco Cigarroa was mesmerized by radiologist Julio Palmaz, long recognized for inventing the world's first heart stent... More


August 18, 2014
BioMed SA has named University of Texas System Chancellor Dr. Francisco G. Cigarroa as its latest recipient of the Julio Palmaz Award for Innovation in Healthcare and the Biosciences... 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
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