Findings on oral drug to be presented at San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium

November 30, 2022

Elacestrant may improve care of metastatic ER+/HER2- tumors Contact: Will Sansom, 210-567-2579, sansom@uthscsa.edu SAN ANTONIO (Nov. 30, 2022) — Phase III results of EMERALD, a clinical trial evaluating a novel oral drug therapy for metastatic ER-positive/HER2-negative (ER+/HER2-) breast cancer, will be presented Thursday, Dec. 8, at the San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium (SABCS). Virginia Kaklamani, MD, […]

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DeFronzo wins global prize for work in type 2 diabetes

November 29, 2022

Metformin, SGLT-2 inhibitors and insulin resistance among career highlights Contact: Will Sansom, 210-567-2579, sansom@uthscsa.edu SAN ANTONIO (Nov. 29, 2022) — Ralph A. DeFronzo, MD, professor of medicine at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio (UT Health San Antonio) and deputy director of University Health’s Texas Diabetes Institute, will receive one of […]

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UT Regents fund pioneering trauma care research center

November 28, 2022

  Trauma Research and Combat Casualty Care Collaborative will provide integrated, groundbreaking approaches to trauma research and care at UT Health San Antonio   Contact: Will Sansom, 210-567-2579, sansom@uthscsa.edu AUSTIN and SAN ANTONIO (Nov. 28, 2022) — The University of Texas System Board of Regents on Nov. 17 approved $2.5 million to establish the Trauma Research […]

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UT Health San Antonio selected for $3 million grant to train community health workers in South Texas

November 17, 2022

Goal is to increase workforce to serve marginalized populations, rural communities Contact: Will Sansom, 210-567-2579, sansom@uthscsa.edu SAN ANTONIO (Nov. 17, 2022) — The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio will leverage a three-year, $3 million grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services/Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) to train […]

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UT Health at Kyle Seale Parkway outpatient and surgery center holds beam-signing ceremony

November 16, 2022

Steel construction phase of the project is complete Contacts: Steven Lee, 210-450-3823, lees22@uthscsa.edu Monica Taylor, 210-450-8970, taylorm1@uthscsa.edu SAN ANTONIO – Much-needed primary and specialty health care, and surgical services, for a growing Northwest Side drew an important step closer with a beam-signing ceremony for the UT Health at Kyle Seale Parkway outpatient and surgery center, […]




10 organizations join Health Confianza’s Health Literacy Pledge Program

November 15, 2022

Contact: Steven Lee, 210-450-3823, lees22@uthscsa.edu Contributed and written by Sandra Zaragoza SAN ANTONIO – Health Confianza, a communitywide effort providing health literacy training and education to the community, professionals and organizations, has welcomed 10 local organizations to its Health Literacy Pledge Program. The program’s partners will adopt health literacy policies, training and practices that will […]