Research


Mays Cancer Center awarded millions for research and recruitment

August 20, 2020

The Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas (CPRIT) awarded more than $10.3 million to the Mays Cancer Center.




Research shows new education program may increase hepatitis C screenings

August 10, 2020

A team of researchers from UT Health San Antonio and UT Southwestern have published a study in the Journal of Cancer Education showing that a new, shortened training program for health care providers may increase screenings for hepatitis C virus (HCV) across the region.




Third remdesivir study begins

August 7, 2020

UT Health San Antonio and its clinical partner University Health System are on the front lines working to find new treatments for COVID-19.



Ruben Mesa, MD, elected officer of Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Board

August 4, 2020

Ruben Mesa, MD, FACP, has been elected an officer on the national board of the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society.


Fragile X syndrome discovery offers clue in autism

August 3, 2020

Structures called primary cilia – which act like TV antennas for cells to detect signals – are present in fewer numbers in mice born with Fragile X syndrome, according to researchers.



New insights about COVID-19 treatments for cancer patients

July 24, 2020

The new COVID-19 and Cancer Consortium study shows that patients who were treated with the antiviral drug remdesivir fared the best.