‘It’s like being able to see a dime on the surface of the moon.’

August 19, 2022

  UT Health San Antonio invests in state-of-the-art cryo-electron microscopy, adding a powerful new tool to solve disease riddles at the molecular level. Contact: Will Sansom, 210-567-2579, sansom@uthscsa.edu SAN ANTONIO (Aug. 18, 2022) — When physicians observe or hear of symptoms in their patients, they order CT scans, MRIs or other types of imaging analysis […]

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Robotic kidney cancer surgery shows desirable outcomes in study

August 18, 2022

In a study featured on the cover of the Journal of Urology (Official Journal of the American Urological Association), researchers from the Mays Cancer Center and Department of Urology show that robotically removing cancer from the inferior vena cava is a safe and effective alternative to the standard open surgery for kidney cancer.

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Robotic kidney cancer surgery shows desirable outcomes in study

August 17, 2022

  Contact: Will Sansom, 210-567-2579, sansom@uthscsa.edu SAN ANTONIO (Aug. 17, 2022) — Kidney cancer is not always confined to the kidney. In advanced cases, this cancer invades the body’s biggest vein, the inferior vena cava (IVC), which carries blood out of the kidneys back to the heart. Via the IVC, cancer may infiltrate the liver […]

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Internal Medicine Residency Program gains health equity curriculum grant

July 29, 2022

Program will pair residents with community health workers for educational experiences. With financial support from leading internal medicine organizations, UT Health San Antonio will launch “Promotores and Residents in Internal Medicine for Equity (PRIME): A Collaborative Health Equity Curriculum.” According to the principal investigators, Jason Morrow, MD, and Elena Jiménez Gutiérrez, MD, this transformational program […]




Inaugural dean chosen for The University of Texas School of Public Health San Antonio

July 22, 2022

Vasan Ramachandran, MD, a distinguished public health researcher at Boston University and principal investigator of the Framingham Heart Study, has been named founding dean of The University of Texas School of Public Health San Antonio. The new school is a strategic collaboration of The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio (UT Health […]