Trailblazing diabetes researcher receives 2022 Luminary in Cardiometabolic Medicine Award

January 28, 2022
 

Noted diabetes researcher Ralph DeFronzo, MD, has received the 2022 Luminary in Cardiometabolic Medicine award from the Metabolic Institute of America. Dr. DeFronzo is chief of diabetes at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio (UT Health San Antonio) and deputy director of the University Health System’s Texas Diabetes Institute. As the […]


Researcher receives UT System Faculty STARs award

January 24, 2022
 

Alexander Mazin, PhD, from The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio (UT Health San Antonio), has received a $900,000 Faculty Science and Technology Acquisition and Retention (STARs) award from The University of Texas System. Dr. Mazin was recruited by UT Health San Antonio in spring 2021 as part of a $6 million […]



The Long School of Medicine Academy of Educational Scholars announces 2022 STAR Educators

January 7, 2022
 

Forty-seven faculty members have been selected as 2022 Joe R. and Teresa Lozano Long School of Medicine STAR Educators in the Academy of Educational Scholars. The mission of the UT Health San Antonio academy is to serve the Long School of Medicine and its faculty members through honoring, fostering and advancing biomedical teaching and excellence […]



UT System Rising STARs award to advance research into metabolic disorders and liver cancer

January 6, 2022
 

The University of Texas System has awarded Peng Zhao, PhD, a Rising STARs Award. Dr. Zhao is an assistant professor of biochemistry and structural biology at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio (UT Health San Antonio).


Department of Pharmacology assistant professor and researcher receives UT System Rising STARs award

December 16, 2021
 

Xiaoli Sun, MD, PhD, assistant professor in the Department of Pharmacology at the Joe R. and Teresa Lozano Long School of Medicine at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, has received a UT System Rising STARs award. The award for early-career investigators comes with a $250,000 grant.



A multidisciplinary approach to tackling liver cancer in South Texas

December 15, 2021
 

“Liver cancer is disproportionately the most common type of cancer in San Antonio and South Texas when compared to the rest of the country. Discovering why is our focus,” says Ruben Mesa, MD, FACP, executive director of the Mays Cancer Center, home to UT Health San Antonio MD Anderson Cancer Center. Dr. Mesa is also […]