News Releases

Match Day 2017

The envelope, please: Match Day to reveal next step in medical education

March 12, 2018

WHAT:           Match Day is a geographic rite of passage when graduating medical students throughout the U.S. find out where their residency training will take them – and perhaps where their medical careers will be launched. The new doctors could be heading to New York or Hawaii, Florida or Alaska ― or staying in San Antonio […]

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Give Cancer the Boot

Give Cancer the Boot fun run/walk set for March 24

March 8, 2018

SAN ANTONIO (March 8, 2018) ― Give Cancer the Boot, a 2.6-mile fun run/walk, will be held Saturday, March 24, at the Mays Cancer Center, the newly named center at UT Health San Antonio MD Anderson Cancer Center. The event will be held from 9 to 11 a.m. at the Mays Cancer Center, 7979 Wurzbach […]

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Greehey Institute team finds link between BRCA1 and Ewing sarcoma

March 7, 2018

A mutant oncogene in Ewing traps BRCA1 and prevents it from repairing genetic damage. Scientists with the Greehey Children’s Cancer Research Institute at UT Health San Antonio have discovered a surprising connection between a breast cancer protein, BRCA1, and a pediatric cancer called Ewing sarcoma. Their findings, reported March 7 in the journal Nature, reveal a completely […]

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Depression, anxiety high in graduate students, survey shows

March 6, 2018

Graduate students are more than six times as likely to experience depression and anxiety as compared to the general population, according to a comprehensive survey of 2,279 individuals conducted via social media and direct email. The research team including Teresa Evans, Ph.D., and Lindsay Bira, Ph.D., of UT Health San Antonio describe their results in […]

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Brain connect the dots graphic

Study reveals novel biomarkers for future dementia risk

March 6, 2018

Participants’ blood samples were drawn years before their dementia diagnosis. Sudha Seshadri, M.D., founding director of the Glenn Biggs Institute for Alzheimer’s & Neurodegenerative Diseases at UT Health San Antonio, is co-leader and senior author on research announced March 6 that identifies novel biomarkers of risk for future dementia. Dementia is a rising tidal wave […]

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School of Nursing

New TAMIU, UT Health San Antonio partnership to address critical psychiatric nurse shortage

February 23, 2018

SAN ANTONIO (Feb. 23, 2017) ― A partnership between Texas A&M International University (TAMIU) and The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, now called UT Health San Antonio, will offer a new certificate nursing program to address the severe shortage of psychiatric mental health nurse practitioners in South Texas. Dr. Glenda Walker, TAMIU […]

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