Data analysis shows convalescent plasma improves survival in COVID-19 patients with blood cancers

February 11, 2021

Media contact: Will Sansom, (210) 567-2579, SAN ANTONIO (Feb. 11, 2021) — Treatment with convalescent plasma was associated with significant survival benefit in patients with blood cancer who were hospitalized with COVID-19. The new data analysis was released Feb. 5 by the COVID-19 and Cancer Consortium (CCC19). The Mays Cancer Center, home to UT […]

UT Health San Antonio receives $3.8 million to build Women’s Wellness Campus

December 4, 2020

SAN ANTONIO — (Dec. 4, 2020) — Mothers recovering from opioid use disorder will soon have a larger home on a new Women’s Wellness Campus to recover with their babies. The UT Health San Antonio School of Nursing has received two grants totaling more than $3.8 million from the Department of State Health Services to […]

UT Health San Antonio breast oncologists, scientists to present novel research at SABCS 2020

December 3, 2020

SAN ANTONIO (Dec. 3, 2020) — This year’s San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium (SABCS) will take place virtually from Dec. 8 through Dec. 11. One of the largest breast cancer meetings in the world, the four-day conference was founded and is owned and operated by the Mays Cancer Center, part of The University of Texas […]

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UT Health San Antonio answers the call for COVID backup

November 20, 2020

When medical crises arise, the call goes out for backup. It could be for a natural disaster, such as Hurricane Harvey, manmade disasters, like the ammonium nitrate explosion in West, Texas, or health emergencies, such as the COVID-19 pandemic. UT Health San Antonio faculty members are serving on interprofessional teams throughout the state through the […]

CPRIT awards UT Health San Antonio $2 million to recruit liver cancer researcher

November 20, 2020

SAN ANTONIO (Nov. 20, 2020) — The Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas (CPRIT) awarded UT Health San Antonio $2 million to recruit a second scientist studying nonalcoholic liver disease (NASH). The funding, awarded Nov. 18, will bring Xiaoli Sun, PhD, a young-career scientist studying liver cancer, to UT Health San Antonio from the […]

UT Health San Antonio infectious disease experts share COVID knowledge through podcasts

November 13, 2020

UT Health San Antonio infectious disease physicians are offering a podcast series called “COVID Minutes” for anyone who would like to learn more about the pandemic including health care workers, who can earn continuing medical education credits at no cost. Through the podcasts, UT Health San Antonio faculty experts give insights on what they have […]