PhD graduate follows her dream, one step at a time

May 13, 2024

Afaf Saliba Jaafar, a soon-to-be PhD graduate of the Integrated Biomedical Sciences program at the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, attributes her early interest in science to a house filled with books.

Afaf Saliba Jaafar in the lab of Kumar Sharma, MD, FAHA, FASN, chief of the Division of Nephrology and director of the Center for Precision Medicine



Treating the rise of colorectal cancer with personalized care

April 29, 2024

In some cases, colorectal cancer patients have tumors that are inoperable and spread to the liver. For these patients, the Mays Cancer Center offers a specialized chemotherapy delivery system called hepatic artery infusion, also known as HAI pump therapy.

Sukeshi Patel Arora, MD, speaks with a woman in blue shirt in a clinical space.




IBC Foundation awards $2 million for endowed faculty positions

February 27, 2024

The International Bancshares Corporation (IBC) Foundation has awarded $2 million in total endowments to The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio and to The University of Texas School of Public Health San Antonio. The donation allows the university to create four endowed professorships, at $500,000 each.