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New breast, brain research among UT Health posters to be presented at ASCO

May 31, 2017

SAN ANTONIO (May 31, 2017) ― Early results of a first-in-human clinical trial of a new breast cancer drug, and preliminary findings of a new viral treatment for brain cancer are among the posters to be presented by UT Health San Antonio cancer research …


REDCap training

May 30, 2017

When 10 to noon, Tuesday, June 6 Where ALTC 107 For more information and to register


Research concierge service

May 30, 2017

When 1 to 4 p.m., Tuesday, June 6 9 a.m. to noon, Wednesday, June 14 9 a.m. to noon, Wednesday, June 28 Where Briscoe Library, room 2.011 (second-floor computer classroom) Details Representatives from the Institutional Review Board, Office of Clinical …


KSAT 12: The Doctor Is In: Playing a team sport off the court

May 26, 2017

Dr. W. Brian Reeves, with UT Health San Antonio, plays solo on the tennis court, but as part of a team in the medical field.


Dr. Bready, vice dean for Graduate Medical Education, to retire after 37 years

May 26, 2017

Lois Bready, M.D., vice dean for Graduate Medical Education and Designated Institutional Official (DIO), will retire at the end of June after 37 years of service.


Library introduces 24/7 access

May 25, 2017

Beginning June 1, the Briscoe Library will be open 24/7 for UT Health San Antonio students, faculty and staff.


Brownsville Herald: Former Starr County judge, UT Regent Dr. Mario Ramirez dies

May 23, 2017

He served on the University of Texas Board of Regents from 1989 to 1995 and was vice president of the UT Health Science Center at San Antonio. Read the story


June Young, wife of former dean, dies at 91

May 22, 2017

June Young, the wife of the former dean of the medical school, James Young, Ph.D., died May 20. She was 91. Dr. Young served as medical dean from 1988 to 2000. After a long career in the Army, Dr. Young returned to his native Texas in the fall of 1987 …



Study: Younger women with breast cancer should lose weight

May 22, 2017

Researchers determined that women younger than age 60 diagnosed with breast cancer who have a genetic risk factor for obesity have a higher risk for gaining weight and therefore should begin a weight-loss program to increase their chance for survival.


Study recommends women younger than 60 with breast cancer lose weight to increase survival

May 22, 2017

SAN ANTONIO (May 22, 2017) ― Obesity and weight gain have long been risk factors associated with death from breast cancer. In a recent study published in the journal Cancer, a multi-institutional team of researchers, headed by Virginia Kaklamani, M.D., …


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