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Mays Family Foundation makes legacy gift of $30 million for UT Health San Antonio Cancer Center

January 30, 2018

SAN ANTONIO (Jan. 30, 2018) ― William L. Henrich, M.D., MACP, president of The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio (UT Health San Antonio), announced today that the Mays Family Foundation is increasing its legacy gift supporting th …

Guangming Zhong, M.D., Ph.D., Department of Microbiology, Immunology & Molecular Genetics, UT Health San Antonio

Study: Site of 1st chlamydia exposure makes big difference

January 25, 2018

Discovery has vaccine implications Exposing the gut to chlamydia protects against subsequent infection in the genital tract and other tissues, researchers from UT Health San Antonio discovered. Chlamydia is the nation’s most common sexually transmitted …

Stevens Foundation grant establishes the Parkinson’s Disease Center of Excellence

January 25, 2018

The Perry and Ruby Stevens Foundation awarded UT Health San Antonio $1.5 million to support its new center of excellence for the prevention, research, and treatment of Parkinson’s disease.

San Antonio Magazine: Interview with Dr. Mesa, cancer center director

January 25, 2018

Dr. Ruben Mesa, director of the UT Health San Antonio Cancer Center, is the subject of an interview in the February edition of San Antonio Magazine. Here is the link to the magazine Interview by Kathleen Petty This month, the UT Health San Antonio Canc …

Floyd Curl Green Street project kicks off

January 24, 2018

The project will provide a 10-foot, two-way cycle track.

Texas Public Radio: Study finds 2-week long exposure therapy effective in treating combat PTSD

January 24, 2018

A groundbreaking study of PTSD treatment for military members published in JAMA and led by UT Health San Antonio’s STRONG STAR PTSD research consortium was reported by numerous media outlets, including Texas Public Radio. Read the story

Brooke Fina, LCSW, associate professor of psychiatry, meets with a service member regarding a research study involving Prolonged Exposure therapy for PTSD.

Top civilian PTSD treatment effective with active military in regular and shorter, two-week format

January 23, 2018

SAN ANTONIO (Jan. 23, 2018) ― In its first-ever randomized clinical trial with an active-duty military population, Prolonged Exposure (PE), a top treatment for post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), was found effective for combat PTSD. The therapy led …

Chancellor McRaven’s statement on DACA

January 23, 2018

He encouraged Congress to act quickly to continue the program.

US News & World Report: How important are dogs for the mental health of recovering veterans?

January 22, 2018

Dr. Stephen Stern, adjunct professor of psychiatry, is quoted extensively in the story below about a study he conducted involving the benefits of having a pet dog for veterans suffering from PTSD.

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