Long School of Medicine

San Antonio Express-News: As COVID vaccine arrival nears, San Antonio’s military hospitals, volunteers to participate in a new trial

November 20, 2020
 

Dr. Robert Hromas, dean, Joe R. and Teresa Lozano Long School of Medicine, contributed to a front-page story of the San Antonio Express-News indicating that our city is expected to get limited doses of two vaccines, made by Moderna and Pfizer, that are being fast-tracked through the federal regulatory process; first responders and front-line health […]


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Can a statin maintain the health of adults 75 and older?

November 20, 2020
 

PREVENTABLE clinical trial at UT Health San Antonio recruiting 450 volunteers.



News 4: UT Health San Antonio cancer expert explains signs and symptoms of prostate cancer

November 19, 2020
 

Dr. Chethan Ramamurthy, prostate cancer oncologist from the Mays Cancer Center, discussed how prostate cancer is the most common cancer among men in the United States, how screening can help with early detection and the variety of modern prostate cancer treatments during a live segment to spread awareness about cancer screening and prevention. Watch the […]


Dallas Morning News: Report: Texas needs dependable funding for public health, before next pandemic strikes

November 18, 2020
 

Dr. Francisco Cigarroa, renowned transplant surgeon and former UT System chancellor, was quoted in this story about a report he helped author that includes recommendations on how Texas can better prepare for future health crises. Read the story.


KRLD News Radio 1080: Governor Abbott rolls out statewide COVID therapy distribution plan for new drug

November 18, 2020
 

Dr. Jan Patterson, Infectious Diseases, was interviewed about the experimental antibody IV therapy for COVID-19, bamlanivimab, that received emergency authorization from the FDA. Listen to the interview.


KVUE TV: Texas to start receiving new COVID-19 drug that helps prevent hospitalization

November 18, 2020
 

Dr. Jan Patterson, Infectious Diseases, was interviewed about the experimental antibody therapy for COVID-19 called bamlanivimab. Read and watch the story.