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

March 4, 2022
 

Contact: Will Sansom, (210) 567-2579, sansom@uthscsa.edu SAN ANTONIO (March 4, 2022) — The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio (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. […]



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Mays Cancer Center studies help spur leukemia drug’s approval

March 3, 2022
 

The FDA has approved pacritinib for myelofibrosis patients with low platelet counts. Investigators at the Mays Cancer Center, home to UT Health San Antonio MD Anderson Cancer Center, played a lead role in gaining U.S. Food and Drug Administration approval of pacritinib to treat the chronic leukemia known as myelofibrosis. The FDA granted accelerated approval of the […]



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Mays Cancer Center studies help spur leukemia drug’s approval

March 1, 2022
 

The FDA has approved pacritinib for myelofibrosis patients with low platelet counts. Contact: Will Sansom, (210) 567-2579, sansom@uthscsa.edu SAN ANTONIO (Tuesday, March 1, 2022) — Investigators at the Mays Cancer Center, home to UT Health San Antonio MD Anderson Cancer Center, played a lead role in gaining U.S. Food and Drug Administration approval of pacritinib […]



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CPRIT adds $10.9 million to UT Health San Antonio cancer research and prevention efforts

February 18, 2022
 

UT Health San Antonio is receiving $10.9 million in new research and faculty recruitment awards announced Feb. 16 by the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas (CPRIT). The statewide cancer agency has now awarded $128.7 million to UT Health San Antonio since 2010. A five-year, $6 million CPRIT Recruitment of Established Investigators award — […]




Chiquita Collins, PhD, MA, to serve as inaugural vice president for diversity, equity and inclusion and chief diversity officer

February 18, 2022
 

Chiquita A. Collins, PhD, MA, will serve as the inaugural, full-time vice president for diversity, equity and inclusion and chief diversity officer at UT Health San Antonio. William L. Henrich, MD, MACP, president of the health science center, announced Dr. Collins’ promotion, which is effective March 1. Dr. Collins has served in a part-time role […]




Chiquita Collins, PhD, MA, to serve as inaugural vice president for diversity, equity and inclusion and chief diversity officer

February 18, 2022
 

Contact: Will Sansom, (210) 567-2579, sansom@uthscsa.edu SAN ANTONIO (Feb. 18, 2022) — Chiquita A. Collins, PhD, MA, will serve as the inaugural, full-time vice president for diversity, equity and inclusion and chief diversity officer at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio (UT Health San Antonio). William L. Henrich, MD, MACP, president […]