Long School of Medicine

News 4: Mays Cancer Center urges breast cancer screenings as many women put them off over COVID-19

October 13, 2020
 

Virginia Kaklamani, MD, professor of hematology/oncology, shares the breast cancer warning signs to look out for and how patients can be screened safely during COVID-19. Read and watch the story.


Fox 29: Not all recovered COVID-19 patients have life-saving antibodies to give

October 12, 2020
 

Dr. Fred Campbell, Hospital and General Medicine, was interviewed by Fox 29 regarding a study claiming coronavirus can survive on surfaces for nearly a month. Dr. Campbell’s advice is to be safe, rather than sorry, when coming into contact with high-touch surfaces and wash your hands with soap and water for 20 seconds. Read and […]


News 4: Not all recovered COVID-19 patients have life-saving antibodies to give

October 12, 2020
 

Dr. Fred Campbell, Hospital and General Medicine, explains that while not all recovered COVID-19 patients are eligible to donate convalescent plasma, researchers could learn from the amounts and concentrations of the antibody levels of plasma donors to determine what appears to be most effective. Read and watch the story.


KSAT 12: How safe is curbside voting?

October 12, 2020
 

Dr. Ruth Berggren, Infectious Diseases, spoke to KSAT 12 viewers, advising area curbside voters to take precautions in order to vote safely. Read and watch the story.



Dr. Mingjiang Xu receives UT System award to support cancer epigenetics research

October 9, 2020
 

Mingjiang Xu, MD, PhD, professor of molecular medicine, was awarded a $1 million UT System Faculty STARs award to enhance cancer epigenetics research and support the discovery of targeted therapeutics for blood cancers.




On streets of injustice, here’s how we drive toward transportation equity for Latinos

October 8, 2020
 

New reports from Salud America! at UT Health San Antonio investigate the failure of investing in project-by-project transportation projects, and recommend systemic changes to reverse unfair planning practices that overlook Latino communities.