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UT Health San Antonio, UTSA partner to provide Respiratory Care Early Acceptance Program

January 31, 2020

Students can enter the field with both a bachelor’s and master’s degree in five years.


San Francisco Chronicle: Living liver donors generously swap, saving 2 recipients

January 30, 2020

Transplant physicians with the Long School of Medicine at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio performed transplants on two patients whose livers were failing. The transplants were notable because, for what transplant program coordinators believe is the first time in the U.S., each donor provided a section of her liver to a recipient she previously did not know but with whom she was a compatible match.


School of Nursing provides Narcan to UNT institutions to support lifesaving training

January 30, 2020

Dr. Lisa Cleveland, of the School of Nursing, and her team went to the UNT Health Science Center on Jan. 28 to provide 9,000 doses of Narcan nasal spray. Students there led a training on how to administer the medication.


San Antonio Express-News: Ethnic groups are underrepresented in cancer drug development. San Antonio researchers are trying to change that.

January 30, 2020

Dr. Virginia Kaklamani, associate director of clinical research at UT Health San Antonio, and Dr. Chethan Ramamurthy, assistant professor of genitourinary medical oncology with UT Health San Antonio, were both interviewed by Lauren Caruba about the importance of clinical trials and which ones are critical to advancing the field.


Fox 29/News 4: Clinical trials to benefit patients

January 30, 2020

Dr. Chethan Ramamurthy, assistant professor of genitourinary (GU) medical oncology for Mays Cancer Center, educates the public on what clinical trials are, the impact and benefits of having patients enroll, and how the Mays Cancer Center is at the forefront of groundbreaking research in our community and beyond.


OncLive: Dr. Ruben Mesa on JAK inhibitors in the pipeline for myelofibrosis

January 29, 2020

Ruben A. Mesa, M.D., director of Mays Cancer Center at the newly named UT Health San Antonio MD Anderson Cancer Center, discusses the approval of fedratinib (Inrebic) in myelofibrosis and other JAK inhibitors in the treatment pipeline. Read the full st …


Targeted Oncology: Highlighting current advances for the treatment of myeloproliferative neoplasms

January 28, 2020

Ruben Mesa discusses the current state of the treatment landscape for patients with myeloproliferative neoplasms (MPNs).


Liver cancer prevention project boosts hepatitis C screening and care in safety-net practices

January 28, 2020

Liver cancer prevention project aims to address the rise in Texas liver cancer by building the capacity of primary care settings to screen for HCV infection as well as to manage and treat infected patients through teleconsultation.


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A Higher Call: Chris Heins

January 28, 2020

“I think the care I’ve provided for critically injured soldiers pushed me to want to learn more, so I could do more for them.” At age 22, Chris Heins dropped out of college. With little drive and no real plan, Heins was looking for a sense of direction …



Cork tree bark extract, exercise each slow aggressive prostate cancer

January 27, 2020

Study results indicate that the tree bark extract and exercise work equally well, but use different pathways.


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