Long School of Medicine

Yahoo! Finance: Dialectic Therapeutics Receives FDA Clearance of IND Application for Lead Antiapoptotic Protein Targeted Degradation (APTaD) Candidate DT2216

March 3, 2021

Robert Hromas, MD, FACP, dean of the Joe R. and Teresa Lazano Long School of Medicine, is mentioned in this Yahoo! Finance story about Dialectic Therapeutics, Inc., a Dallas-based biotechnology company focused on creating innovative new technologies to treat cancer. Dialectic has research partners and facilities at UT Health San Antonio and University of Florida […]

Your COVID-19 vaccine questions answered with Dr. Amelie Ramirez

March 2, 2021

With the COVID-19 vaccine now here, hopes for stopping the spread and returning to normal life are on the rise. But many people are still hesitant to receive the vaccine, with concerns about safety and efficacy. In this series, “Your COVID-19 Vaccine Questions Answered,” our experts explain why getting the vaccine is not only safe, but also the best way to protect yourself and the people you love.

$6 million CPRIT award to bring veteran cancer researcher

March 2, 2021

UT Health San Antonio and its Mays Cancer Center will receive a $6 million award from the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas to recruit Alexander Mazin, PhD, a senior, highly accomplished biochemist and cancer biologist currently at Drexel University College of Medicine.

Patch.com: Harlingen High School alumna pursues medical career

March 2, 2021

Dr. Fehima Dawy, resident in Family and Community Medicine, is profiled in this Patch.com story. Read the story. 

San Antonio Express-News: Commentary: After the storm, a focus on meeting basic needs

March 1, 2021

Barbara Robles-Ramamurthy, Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, and Jessica Sandoval, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, wrote this opinion piece for the San Antonio Express-News about the trauma caused by the winter storm as people were in “survival mode” and how that has left many feeling fatigued and distracted. Read the commentary.

San Antonio Express-News: UT Health San Antonio gets $6 million grant for DNA cancer research from state agency

March 1, 2021

By Laura Garcia, Staff writer, published on Feb. 26, 2021 UT Health San Antonio has received a $6 million academic research grant from a state-funded program that invests billions in cancer-fighting efforts. The major grant from the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas or CPRIT swayed Alexander Mazin, a senior biochemist and cancer biologist […]