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Mays Cancer Center executive director testifies before House panel about clinical trial diversity

March 18, 2022
 

Contact: Will Sansom, (210) 567-2579, sansom@uthscsa.edu SAN ANTONIO (March 18, 2022) — Ruben A. Mesa, MD, FACP, professor of medicine and executive director of the Mays Cancer Center, home to UT Health San Antonio MD Anderson Cancer Center, testified on clinical trial diversity yesterday (March 17, 2022) before the House Committee on Energy and Commerce. The […]




Reuben Harris, PhD, to chair Department of Biochemistry and Structural Biology

March 17, 2022
 

Cancer and virology researcher Reuben Harris, PhD, has been named chairman of the Department of Biochemistry and Structural Biology at UT Health San Antonio. The department is in the Joe R. and Teresa Lozano Long School of Medicine. Dr. Harris, a professor with tenure, will assume his duties effective April 11, 2022, announced Robert Hromas, […]



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Reuben Harris, PhD, to chair Department of Biochemistry and Structural Biology

March 11, 2022
 

Contact: Will Sansom, (210) 567-2579, sansom@uthscsa.edu SAN ANTONIO (March 11, 2021) — Cancer and virology researcher Reuben Harris, PhD, has been named chairman of the Department of Biochemistry and Structural Biology at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio (UT Health San Antonio). The department is in the Joe R. and Teresa Lozano […]



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Thoracic surgery team achieves highly coveted ranking for lung, esophageal cancer outcomes

March 10, 2022
 

The UT Health San Antonio Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery has earned a distinguished three-star rating from the Society of Thoracic Surgeons for its patient care and lung and esophageal cancer resection outcomes. The three-star rating denotes the highest category of quality and places the department among the elite for general thoracic surgery.



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Thoracic surgery team achieves highly coveted ranking for lung, esophageal cancer outcomes

March 10, 2022
 

Only the most elite programs garner 3-star ratings from the Society of Thoracic Surgeons. Contact: Will Sansom, (210) 567-2579, sansom@uthscsa.edu SAN ANTONIO (March 10, 2022) — The UT Health San Antonio Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery has earned a distinguished three-star rating from the Society of Thoracic Surgeons (STS) for its patient care and lung and […]




Lupus researcher Morel recruited to chair Department of Microbiology, Immunology and Molecular Genetics

March 4, 2022
 

UT Health San Antonio has appointed Laurence Morel, PhD, to chair the Department of Microbiology, Immunology and Molecular Genetics in the Joe R. and Teresa Lozano Long School of Medicine, effective June 13, 2022. Dr. Morel is a noted researcher of systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE). Laurence Morel, PhD Dr. Morel obtained her PhD from the […]