UT Health Shield in a snowy field

Mobilizing on a heroic scale

March 4, 2021

When temperatures plunged to sub-freezing for a record number of days and public utility services crashed, UT Health San Antonio faculty, staff, students and residents quickly mobilized to face what became a statewide humanitarian crisis.

Message from the President: Universitywide message on Texas lifting COVID mask mandate

March 3, 2021

Our fight against COVID-19 at UT Health San Antonio will remain consistent. As essential workers who serve patients every day – many of whom are among the sickest in our community – we must always prioritize safety. We will continue with our current safety protocols and require masks on campus for employees, students and visitors. We will continue to require temperature screenings upon entry to campus buildings and maintain our disinfection protocols.

Yahoo! Finance: Dialectic Therapeutics Receives FDA Clearance of IND Application for Lead Antiapoptotic Protein Targeted Degradation (APTaD) Candidate DT2216

March 3, 2021

Robert Hromas, MD, FACP, dean of the Joe R. and Teresa Lazano Long School of Medicine, is mentioned in this Yahoo! Finance story about Dialectic Therapeutics, Inc., a Dallas-based biotechnology company focused on creating innovative new technologies to treat cancer. Dialectic has research partners and facilities at UT Health San Antonio and University of Florida […]

Your COVID-19 vaccine questions answered with Dr. Amelie Ramirez

March 2, 2021

With the COVID-19 vaccine now here, hopes for stopping the spread and returning to normal life are on the rise. But many people are still hesitant to receive the vaccine, with concerns about safety and efficacy. In this series, “Your COVID-19 Vaccine Questions Answered,” our experts explain why getting the vaccine is not only safe, but also the best way to protect yourself and the people you love.

DocWire News.com: Bladder cancer is more deadly in South Texas, and among latinos and women, study finds

March 2, 2021

This DocWire News story is about a study by the Mays Cancer Center, home to UT Health San Antonio MD Anderson, that indicates that bladder cancer is more aggressive and more advanced in South Texas residents ­than in many parts of the country. Read the story.

Patch.com: Harlingen High School alumna pursues medical career

March 2, 2021

Dr. Fehima Dawy, resident in Family and Community Medicine, is profiled in this Patch.com story. Read the story.