Filter News

Dr. Hicks named to U.S. advisory committee on medicine, dentistry training

September 11, 2019

Jeffery Hicks, D.D.S., professor of comprehensive dentistry, has been appointed to the U.S. Health Resources and Services Administration Advisory Committee on Training in Primary Care Medicine and Dentistry (ACTPCMD) for 2019-2023.



Novel therapy developed for inherited breast cancer

September 10, 2019

UT Health San Antonio researchers have discovered a novel way to kill cancers that are caused by an inherited mutation in BRCA1, the type of cancer for which actress Angelina Jolie had preventive double mastectomy and reconstructive surgery in 2013. “T …


Women’s Comprehensive Health Conference set

September 10, 2019

UT Health San Antonio invites you to the 5th annual Women’s Comprehensive Health Conference, 8 a.m. to noon, Saturday, Nov 16, at the Witte Museum. This year’s conference, Heart, Health & Happiness, is bigger and better than ever with a gourmet cat …


FDA approves new drug to treat a rare blood cancer

September 10, 2019

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration recently approved the first new medication in nearly a decade for patients with myelofibrosis, a rare blood cancer. Ruben Mesa, M.D., FACP, director of the Mays Cancer Center, home to UT Health San Antonio MD Ander …


New head of cardiology named

September 10, 2019

UT Health San Antonio has recruited Allen S. Anderson, M.D., FACC, FAHA, to direct and expand the university’s many initiatives in cardiology and cardiovascular disease education and research. Dr. Anderson is a nationally recognized leader in heart fai …



Noted heart failure expert to join UT Health San Antonio

September 10, 2019

UT Health San Antonio has recruited Allen S. Anderson, M.D., FACC, FAHA, to direct and expand the university’s many initiatives in cardiology and cardiovascular disease education and research. Dr. Anderson is a nationally recognized leader in heart fai …


Stroke

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 …


Filter news