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Texas Public Radio: Rubella poses grave threat for pregnant women

January 21, 2020

Dr. Jason Bowling, an associate professor of infectious diseases at UT Health San Antonio, was interviewed about the threat of the rubella virus, especially for unvaccinated pregnant women. Dr. Bowling said of the three viruses included in the MMR vaccine (measles, mumps, rubella), rubella causes the mildest illnesses in most people. However, pregnant women who […]


Rivard Report: A body of knowledge in school’s real and virtual anatomy labs

January 21, 2020

The Rivard Report featured UT Health San Antonio’s BodyViz software that renders data from magnetic resonance imaging and CT scans into interactive 3D visualizations. In a digital lab on campus, widescreen monitors are positioned throughout the room, and workstations with laptops, controllers, and sets of 3D glasses add gaming elements to promote learning. Read the […]


Fox 29: Doctor takes research a step further to empower families worldwide

January 21, 2020

Dr. Jannine Cody was featured in Camilla Rambaldi’s SA STRONG segment on Fox 29 San Antonio/KABB. Dr. Cody is a great example of how a mother’s love can benefit families around the world. Her daughter was born with a rare, largely unstudied, genetic abnormality. Determined to learn more, Dr. Cody formed a family support group, […]


OncLive: Dr. Mesa on the efficacy of fedratinib in patients with myelofibrosis and low platelet counts

January 17, 2020

Ruben A. Mesa, MD, director, The Mays Cancer Center, the newly named center of UT Health San Antonio MD Anderson Cancer Center, discusses the efficacy of fedratinib in patients with myelofibrosis who have low platelet counts. Read the full story at OncLive


Rivard Report: Eight local experts appointed to state’s chronic kidney disease task force

January 17, 2020

Local experts say it’s no surprise that more than one-third of the members of a revitalized statewide task force targeting chronic kidney disease are from San Antonio. The 18-person task force will be chaired by Dr. Francisco Cigarroa, a local transplant surgeon at UT Health San Antonio who previously served as the institution’s president and as […]


Texas Public Radio: This flu season is hitting children hardest

January 16, 2020

Dr. Jason Bowling, an associate professor of infectious diseases at UT Health San Antonio, explains that the predominant strain of influenza circulating right now is Influenza B.