Long School of Medicine

Alzheimer's Disease

Dr. Seshadri: We must end the Alzheimer’s tsunami

November 8, 2018
 

The Biggs Institute is an all-out commitment to quelling the rising tsunami. We do it for patients and families, in memory of a great friend to the San Antonio community, Glenn Biggs.




Long School of Medicine recognized by AAMC for community service

November 7, 2018
 

The AAMC noted five areas where the school is addressing community needs through clinical and scholarly means.



Manjeet Rao, Ph.D., UT Health San Antonio

Tiny molecule has big effect in childhood brain tumor studies

November 6, 2018
 

A new study by UT Health San Antonio researchers found that a molecule thousands of times smaller than a gene is able to kill medulloblastoma, the most common childhood brain cancer.



Dr. Cynthia Blanco with families

Professor’s study backs FDA approval of fish oil to save critically ill babies

October 24, 2018
 

Omegaven is a lifesaving fish oil treatment for babies with gastrointestinal complications.



Dr. Robert L. Ferrer

Dr. Ferrer elected to National Academy of Medicine

October 15, 2018
 

Robert L. Ferrer, M.D., M.P.H., has been elected to the prestigious National Academy of Medicine, the academy announced Oct. 15. Dr. Ferrer, recognized for his work in community health, is the eighth faculty member in UT Health San Antonio history to attain this distinction. “I’m honored and delighted to be elected to the National Academy […]



Dr. Patterson honored by epidemiology society

October 9, 2018
 

The SHEA Lectureship award is given annually to recognize the career contributions of a senior investigator in health care epidemiology and infection prevention and control.