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Head of Army Futures Command visits

June 6, 2019

Gen. John M. “Mike” Murray, commanding general of the U.S. Army Futures Command based in Austin, visited UT Health San Antonio June 5 to learn about advances in military medicine. He was hosted by Byron Hepburn, M.D., Major General USAF (Ret), director …


Faculty member named an RL5 Scholar

June 6, 2019

Mitzi Gonzales, Ph.D., assistant professor of neurology and member of the Glenn Biggs Institute for Alzheimer’s and Neurodegenerative Disorders, has been named to the RL5 Scholars program.


Pediatric oncologist: Cure the patient, yes, but cure without damage

June 6, 2019

Pediatric oncologist and researcher Gregory Aune, M.D., Ph.D., tells the story of his favorite patient, a teenage boy some 30 years ago who was diagnosed with Hodgkin’s lymphoma.


UT institutions earn top 5 spot in the world for U.S. patents granted

June 5, 2019

Researchers and inventors at University of Texas institutions are once again among the world’s most innovative, based on the number of patents granted in 2018. Read the complete story


Moms, babies and drug addiction: The road to Casa Mia

June 4, 2019

Lisa Cleveland, Ph.D., RN, remembers her first encounter with new mothers who struggle with drug addiction and their babies born with drug withdrawal symptoms.


KSAT 12: Local scientists help discover new genes to identify risk for Alzheimer’s

June 4, 2019

The largest Alzheimer’s study in the world involved scientists at UT Health San Antonio. Watch the full story at KSAT 12


Cancer as a thief: One doctor’s perspective as the battle continues

June 4, 2019

After witnessing a history of cancer in his family, Ruben Mesa, M.D., believes that cancer is a thief, not because it may kill you. After all, each of us will die. It’s because it steals life early.


2020 inductees named for Gold Humanism Honor Society

June 3, 2019

The Marvin Forland, M.D., Chapter of the Gold Humanism Honor Society at UT Health San Antonio has announced its Class of 2020. Through the Arnold P. Gold Foundation, the honor society promotes humanism as the core of health care. The society recognizes …



Researchers ID new class of oral cancer drugs

June 3, 2019

Researchers at UT Health San Antonio have identified a potent new class of anti-cancer drugs that target oral cancer cells while leaving other cells unharmed.



Researchers zero in on new class of oral cancer drugs

June 3, 2019

Novel agents have potential to break 40-year drought in oral cancer drug development SAN ANTONIO (June 3, 2019) ― Researchers at UT Health San Antonio have identified a potent new class of anti-cancer drugs that target oral cancer cells while leaving o …


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