Registration open for Combat PTSD Conference

September 12, 2019
 

The only national scientific event of its type, the conference is presented by the UT Health San Antonio-led STRONG STAR Consortium and Consortium to Alleviate PTSD (CAP).

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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 Anderson Cancer Center, was part of the international research team that led development of […]

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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 in nearly a decade for patients with myelofibrosis. Ruben Mesa, M.D., FACP, was part of the […]

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UT Health scientist continues study of children’s cancer using new grant to predict drug responses from genomic data

August 28, 2019
 

The largest award, $892,157, went to Yidong Chen, Ph.D., a professor of population health sciences in the Joe R. and Teresa Lozano Long School of Medicine.

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UT Health San Antonio receives CPRIT funding

August 27, 2019
 

SAN ANTONIO (Aug. 27, 2019)   ̶   UT Health San Antonio received more than $1 million from the Cancer Prevention Research Institute of Texas in its summer round of funding, announced Aug. 22. The largest award, $892,157, went to Yidong Chen, Ph.D., a professor of population health sciences in the Joe R. and Teresa Lozano Long […]

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Bexar County Jail

School of Nursing’s Narcan project for released inmates is first in the state

August 22, 2019
 

SAN ANTONIO (Aug. 20, 2019) ― The UT Health San Antonio School of Nursing is initiating a new program with the Bexar County Sheriff’s Office to distribute the lifesaving medication Narcan to those leaving the jail. Narcan is a naloxone spray used to reverse opioid overdose. The announcement was made Aug. 20 at a press […]

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