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San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium leads way to new cancer treatments

December 3, 2019

Media contact: Rosanne Fohn, (210) 567-3026, SAN ANTONIO (Dec. 3, 2019) ― More than 7,000 physicians and researchers from around the world will converge on the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center, 900 E. Market St., Dec. 10-14, to attend the San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium® (SABCS®). Founded, owned and operated by UT Health San […]

Pioneering scientist Dr. Jean Jiang named AAAS Fellow

November 27, 2019

Jean X. Jiang, Ph.D., professor of biochemistry and structural biology and holder of the Zachry Distinguished University Chair at UT Health San Antonio, is a newly elected Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS). AAAS announced her selection Nov. 26. Dr. Jiang was honored for “distinguished contributions to the field of […]

Morningside Ministries, UT Health San Antonio provide tango classes to seniors

November 21, 2019

Media contact: Rosanne Fohn,, (210) 232-5998 Onsite contacts: UT Health San Antonio – Sara Massoud, (915) 731-3514 Morningside Ministries – Gracy Vargas, (210) 264-2482 SAN ANTONIO (Nov. 21, 2019) — Morningside Ministries at Menger Springs in Boerne and UT Health San Antonio are teaming up to offer “Tango Together” for Menger Springs residents with […]

Texas Gulf Coast veterans affected by Hurricane Harvey can receive three-week, intensive PTSD therapy at no cost

November 18, 2019

CONTACT: Rosanne Fohn,, (210) 567-3026 SAN ANTONIO (Nov. 18, 2019) – Veterans in the Texas Gulf Coast area can receive a three-week, intensive-outpatient treatment for post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in San Antonio at no cost, thanks to a grant that pays for therapy, travel and lodging. Funding for the program, called Project Remission, was […]

PTSD therapy training, stipends available to mental health providers who treat veterans affected by Hurricane Harvey

November 18, 2019

CONTACT: Rosanne Fohn,, (210) 567-3026 SAN ANTONIO (Nov. 18, 2019) – Training is now available for community mental health providers in the Texas Gulf Coast region who serve military veterans affected by Hurricane Harvey. The program provides training in evidence-based treatments for post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). This new opportunity is made possible through a […]

Even low-stress surgery can be fatal for frail patients, study finds

November 13, 2019

The threshold for when to perform elective surgery in a frail patient may be much higher than previously thought, according to new research coauthored by Paula Shireman, M.D., M.S., M.B.A., of UT Health San Antonio. The journal JAMA Surgery published the findings Nov. 13. The retrospective study of 432,828 patients treated in veterans hospitals between […]