Long School of Medicine

Successful Gifts for Children campaign raises funds for families in need

January 24, 2022

The campuswide Gifts for Children project has collected toys and books during the holidays for children in the community for 25 years. This past holiday season, Gifts for Children decided to raise monetary funds in lieu of physical gifts due to pandemic considerations, raising more than $14,000 for families in need. Partnering with the Department […]

Researcher receives UT System Faculty STARs award

January 24, 2022

Alexander Mazin, PhD, from The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio (UT Health San Antonio), has received a $900,000 Faculty Science and Technology Acquisition and Retention (STARs) award from The University of Texas System. Dr. Mazin was recruited by UT Health San Antonio in spring 2021 as part of a $6 million […]

The Long School of Medicine Academy of Educational Scholars announces 2022 STAR Educators

January 7, 2022

Forty-seven faculty members have been selected as 2022 Joe R. and Teresa Lozano Long School of Medicine STAR Educators in the Academy of Educational Scholars. The mission of the UT Health San Antonio academy is to serve the Long School of Medicine and its faculty members through honoring, fostering and advancing biomedical teaching and excellence […]

Concept art of coronavirus

Immune memory less durable after severe COVID-19, study suggests

January 6, 2022

UT Health San Antonio researchers compared results in less-severe and severe COVID-19 cases one and five months after symptom onset.

Dr. Carlos Roberto Jaén appointed to U.S. Preventive Services Task Force

January 6, 2022

Carlos Roberto Jaén, MD, PhD, professor and chairman of family and community medicine, will serve the next four years on the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force.

UT System Rising STARs award to advance research into metabolic disorders and liver cancer

January 6, 2022

The University of Texas System has awarded Peng Zhao, PhD, a Rising STARs Award. Dr. Zhao is an assistant professor of biochemistry and structural biology at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio (UT Health San Antonio).