Research

Photo of doctors looking at tumor images

Glioblastoma recurrence and clues to blunt it

November 18, 2021

It’s a medical conundrum. Ionizing radiation, which at first extends the survival of glioblastoma patients after surgery, may later, ironically, help drive the brain cancer’s aggressive, untreatable recurrence. Dr. Sandeep Burma and a team of investigators at the Mays Cancer Center, home to UT Health San Antonio MD Anderson Cancer Center, are studying companion treatments to see if any can eliminate this Jekyll and Hyde property of ionizing radiation.




Mansour Zadeh receives UT System Faculty STARs award

November 11, 2021

Mansour M. Zadeh, PhD, from The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio (UT Health San Antonio) has been awarded a $1.5 million award from The UT System.




Amelie G. Ramirez to lead Women in Cancer Research Council

November 10, 2021

Amelie G. Ramirez, DrPH, MPH, director of Salud America! at UT Health San Antonio and a leading health disparities researcher, has been selected to serve as the 2021-2022 chair of the Women in Cancer Research Council of the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR).



Long School of Medicine recognizes outstanding faculty

November 9, 2021

The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio’s Joe R. and Teresa Lozano Long School of Medicine announced its faculty awards during the annual faculty assembly and Dean’s town hall meeting held virtually in October.


Office of the Vice President for Research Virtual Town Hall Series

November 5, 2021

The mission of the Office of the Vice President for Research is to support the research enterprise. In service to our world-class investigators and their research teams, we provide services and resources to advance our research environment.


Sudha Seshadri, MD, founding director of the Biggs Institute

A personal take on dementia care, prevention

November 5, 2021

For Sudha Seshadri, MD, professor of neurology and the founding director of the Glenn Biggs Institute for Alzheimer’s and Neurodegenerative Diseases, fighting for brain health is personal.