Research


Mesa, Mays Cancer Center play role in getting new medications for blood cancers approved

December 2, 2021

Ruben A. Mesa, MD, FACP, executive director of the Mays Cancer Center, home to UT Health San Antonio MD Anderson Cancer Center, has played a key role as both an investigator and aiding the drug development for the past eight years to get RoPEG INFa2b (besremi) approved in PV.



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Yoga improves quality of life in men with new diagnosis of prostate cancer

November 29, 2021

Yoga improved physical and mental well-being and promoted a robust immune response in a randomized clinical trial of men with prostate cancer.



UT Health San Antonio researchers planning clinical trial of potential Parkinson’s disease treatment

November 23, 2021

Researchers at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio (UT Health San Antonio) are working towards the first human clinical trial of a novel treatment for Parkinson’s disease. The new approach, published in Molecular Therapy in 2020, solves two pieces of the puzzle that have prevented previous treatments from working. The new […]


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New virtual clinic connects Texas to addiction medicine and recovery services

November 19, 2021

In partnership with UT Health San Antonio, Be Well Texas, a new statewide addiction medicine treatment option, has launched virtual services for those seeking recovery from substance use disorders and mental health challenges.



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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 M. 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.