Drs. Thomas Patterson, David Gius accepted into the prestigious Association of American Physicians

March 14, 2024

Exclusive scientific organization honors outstanding physician-scientists. Thomas Patterson, MD, and David Gius, MD, PhD, two top physician-scientists at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio (UT Health San Antonio), have been accepted into the prestigious Association of American Physicians for the advancement of scientific and practical medicine. Patterson is professor of medicine […]




Colorectal cancer leading cause of cancer death among young men

March 13, 2024

According to a report by the American Cancer Society released in January, colorectal cancer is now the primary cause of cancer-related deaths among young men under 50 and the second leading cause among women in the same age group. The rise in younger men and women developing colon cancer is a trend Alicia Logue, MD, […]


CPRIT awards approximately $16.4 million to advance children’s cancer research and attract top researchers to South Texas

March 6, 2024

Content contributed by Steven Lee The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio (UT Health San Antonio) has secured approximately $16.4 million in funding from the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas (CPRIT) since last August, which will be utilized to help advance research into cancers that affect children and adolescents as […]




University among top-ranking academic research medical centers

February 22, 2024

  The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio (also called UT Health San Antonio) received $131.5 million in National Institutes of Health funding in federal fiscal year 2023, according to the Blue Ridge Institute for Medical Research. The university ranked No. 72 out of the 2,886 public and private institutions that received […]




Give Cancer the Boot: Survivorship 5K/1 Mile Walk registration open

February 15, 2024

  Register today and join cancer survivors, families and other supporters for the 7th annual Give Cancer the Boot: Survivorship 5K/1 Mile Walk on April 6 at the Mays Cancer Center, home to UT Health San Antonio MD Anderson Cancer Center. Take advantage of early bird registration for $30 until March 4. Registration fees increase […]


Employees rank UT Health San Antonio best for culture, outlook

February 14, 2024

Since the COVID-19 pandemic, employees are increasingly seeking personal fulfillment and increased value from their jobs, according to workplace research groups LinkedIn, Gallup and Gartner. This includes the feeling of a strong and shared purpose. They want to be able to share their talents and be stimulated and valued. In addition to aligning with a personal mission, job stability and security also are vital factors driving satisfaction.

A nurse and doctor talk to a patient at the Mays Cancer Center.