Long School of Medicine

FDA approves new drug to treat a rare blood cancer

September 10, 2019
 

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration recently approved the first new medication in nearly a decade for patients with myelofibrosis, a rare blood cancer. Ruben Mesa, M.D., FACP, director of the Mays Cancer Center, home to UT Health San Antonio MD Anderson Cancer Center, was part of the international research team that led development of […]


New head of cardiology named

September 10, 2019
 

UT Health San Antonio has recruited Allen S. Anderson, M.D., FACC, FAHA, to direct and expand the university’s many initiatives in cardiology and cardiovascular disease education and research. Dr. Anderson is a nationally recognized leader in heart failure and cardiac transplantation at the Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine in Chicago. On Nov. 1, he […]


Women in Medicine Month

September 4, 2019
 

September is Women in Medicine Month. Read about the achievements and talents of some of UT Health San Antonio’s women faculty in the first in a series of newsletters. View the newsletter


UT Health scientist continues study of children’s cancer using new grant to predict drug responses from genomic data

August 28, 2019
 

The largest award, $892,157, went to Yidong Chen, Ph.D., a professor of population health sciences in the Joe R. and Teresa Lozano Long School of Medicine.


New division chief named for hematology/medical oncology

August 20, 2019
 

Daruka Mahadevan, M.D., Ph.D., will also lead the hematology and medical oncology service line within the Mays Cancer Center.


New chairman named for Department of Emergency Medicine

August 7, 2019
 

Ralph Riviello, M.D., M.S., FACEP, has been named chairman of the Department of Emergency Medicine in the Long School of Medicine, effective Nov. 1.