Long School of Medicine
Hepatitis C is the leading blood-borne disease in the U.S., with more than 3.5 million people developing a chronic infection. While the outlook for treating hepatitis C was grim just a few years ago, now most patients can be cured with direct-acting antiviral medications, many of them evaluated at the UT Health Science Center San Antonio.
Daniel Lawrence Dent, M.D., clinical professor, Department of Surgery, School of Medicine, received the Teaching Excellence Award.
The Center for Research to Advance Community Health (ReACH), part of the Health Science Center, was recognized May 19 by the White House at its 2016 National Hepatitis Testing Day observance in Washington, D.C.
The CTRC and the MD Anderson Cancer Center are exploring possible avenues of partnership and cooperation.
Kaparaboyna Ashok Kumar, M.D., professor and vice chair of Medical Student Education and Clerkship Director, received a Texas Medical Association Award for Excellence in Academic Medicine at the Gold Level on April 28.
Come learn about pediatric research at the Health Science Center on May 20.