News Releases


UT Health San Antonio breast oncologists, scientists to present novel research at SABCS 2020

December 3, 2020

SAN ANTONIO (Dec. 3, 2020) — This year’s San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium (SABCS) will take place virtually from Dec. 8 through Dec. 11. One of the largest breast cancer meetings in the world, the four-day conference was founded and is owned and operated by the Mays Cancer Center, part of The University of Texas […]



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Drinking blocks a chemical that promotes attention

December 2, 2020

Norepinephrine release to cells is diminished, causing cascade of effects. In a new paper, researchers from The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio (UT Health San Antonio) report brain chemistry that may contribute to why drinkers have difficulty paying attention while under the influence. The work is funded by generous support from […]



Ily Guckian, Baby MIss America

A helmet didn’t stop Ily Guckian, Baby Miss America

December 1, 2020

Cranial remolding at UT Health San Antonio corrected head asymmetry. Ily Guckian of San Antonio has been a fighter since her arrival on Sept. 26, 2019. Born in the 31st week of pregnancy, Ily spent her first two months in a neonatal intensive care unit. “They wrapped her up immediately and rushed her out,” said […]



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UT Health San Antonio answers the call for COVID backup

November 20, 2020

When medical crises arise, the call goes out for backup. It could be for a natural disaster, such as Hurricane Harvey, manmade disasters, like the ammonium nitrate explosion in West, Texas, or health emergencies, such as the COVID-19 pandemic. UT Health San Antonio faculty members are serving on interprofessional teams throughout the state through the […]




Give thanks safely

November 20, 2020

“We Can Stop the Spread” public education series Story by Jessica Binkley Media contact:  Will Sansom, 210-567-2579, sansom@uthscsa.edu As the holidays approach, gatherings of families and friends seem inevitable. However, recent guidelines from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) outline possibilities for safely coming together this season. “We expect to see an increase in cases […]



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Can a statin maintain the health of adults 75 and older?

November 20, 2020

PREVENTABLE trial at UT Health San Antonio recruiting 450 volunteers. UT Health San Antonio’s Sam and Ann Barshop Institute for Longevity and Aging Studies announced Nov. 20 that enrollment is open for a new clinical trial called PREVENTABLE. The study will investigate whether taking atorvastatin, a drug commonly used to lower cholesterol also called Lipitor®, […]