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KENS 5: Sabinal ISD announces school closure, one of several announced since school began

September 14, 2021
 

Dr. Mandie Svatek, Pediatrics, is quoted in this KENS 5 story about school districts across Texas announcing school closures due to a rise in COVID-19 cases. Watch story



David Gius receives UT System award to advance research on aging and breast cancer

September 10, 2021
 

David Gius, MD, PhD, has been awarded a $1.6 million UT System Faculty STARs award to support his research on aging and breast cancer.



News 4: San Antonio research teams tracking COVID-19 variants

September 10, 2021
 

Dr. Jason Bowling, Infectious Diseases, spoke to News 4 San Antonio viewers about what to expect from the new COVID-19 variants being tracked, why the delta variant is still the biggest concern and what vaccine companies are looking at doing with the flu and COVID vaccines to make it more convenient for us to stay […]



Trauma surgeon’s invention redesigns antiquated technology aimed to save lives

September 9, 2021
 

Frustrated with the outdated technology he found throughout his medical and military surgical career, Ramon Cestero, MD, MBA, FACS, FCCM, trauma surgeon and clinical professor in the Department of Surgery, invented a new design for an abdominal surgical retractor, helping to advance surgical procedures and improve patient outcomes. Dr. Cestero served as an active-duty U.S. […]



MSN.com: San Antonio doctor breaks down new COVID-19 variants, like mu and delta-plus

September 9, 2021
 

Dr. Jason Bowling, Infectious Diseases, is quoted in this article and explained what to expect with the new COVID-19 variants. Read story


Laredo Morning Times: San Antonio doctor breaks down new COVID-19 variants, like mu and delta-plus

September 9, 2021
 

Dr. Jason Bowling, Infectious Diseases, is quoted in this article and explained what to expect with the new COVID-19 variants. Read story