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Study identifies easier way to assess what stroke does to the brain

September 9, 2019

Highlights: A small genetic “fingerprint,” known as a microRNA, was linked with stroke and the long- term effects of stroke on your body. MicroRNA levels can be measured from a simple blood test, creating the opportunity for a more affordable and more …

UTSA, UT Health SECC Challenge is Sept. 19

September 9, 2019

Again this year, UTSA has issued a State Employee Charitable Campaign Challenge to UT Health San Antonio. The university that has the highest participation on Thursday, Sept. 19, will win the challenge. Although the campaign is ongoing through Oct. 4, …

SECC Food Truck event photos

September 9, 2019

UT Health San Antonio’s State Employee Charitable Campaign began, as usual, in tasty fashion Sept. 6. Several food trucks were on hand to launch our annual community giving campaign. View photos here The SECC allows employees to provide financial suppo …

FDA approves new MPN drug that Mays Cancer Center director helped develop

September 9, 2019

SAN ANTONIO (Sept. 9, 2019)  ̶  September is Blood Cancer Awareness Month, and this year patients with myelofibrosis, a rare blood cancer, have reason to celebrate. In mid-August, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved the first new medication …

UT Health San Antonio community urged to conserve energy

September 9, 2019

High summer temperatures and increased power usage means the Texas power grid has a decreased power reserve available for the entire state, increasing the probability of rolling blackouts.

CMHE to host lecture on gene editing by leading ethicist

September 9, 2019

The two-day event Sept. 23-24 will feature Julian Savulescu, Ph.D., who has held the Uehiro Chair in Practical Ethics at the University of Oxford since 2002.

SECC breakfast kicks off campaign

September 5, 2019

Dr. Taylor Eighmy (from left), Stuart Parker, Dr. Barbara Taylor and President Henrich pose at the SECC leadership breakfast. The State Employee Charitable Campaign’s breakfast for UT Health San Antonio managers was held Sept. 4. Speakers included Stua …

In memoriam: Albert E. Sanders, M.D.

September 5, 2019

Albert E. Sanders, M.D. Albert E. Sanders, M.D., an orthopaedic surgeon and founding faculty member at what is now UT Health San Antonio, died in San Antonio Sept. 2. He was 86. A Fort Worth native, Dr. Sanders earned his Bachelor of Science in Chemist …

Women in Medicine Month

September 4, 2019

September is Women in Medicine Month. Read about the achievements and talents of some of UT Health San Antonio’s women faculty in the first in a series of newsletters. View the newsletter

Salud America! launches health equity podcast

September 3, 2019

By Josh McCormack, Institute for Health Promotion Research, UT Health San Antonio On Sept. 3, Salud America!, a national communication organization focused on driving community change for the health of Latino and all families, announced its newest proj …

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