News Releases

Dr. Larry Holly, Dr. Michael Brennan and Dr. Robert Hromas

Burlington ophthalmologist named Distinguished Alumnus of Long School of Medicine

October 3, 2018

SAN ANTONIO (Oct. 3, 2018) ― Michael W. Brennan, M.D., a retired comprehensive ophthalmologist from Burlington, N.C., received the 2018 Distinguished Alumnus Award from The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio (UT Health San Antonio). Dr. Brennan received the award during a reception Sept. 29 celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Joe […]

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President’s Gala to honor Peggy and Lowry Mays

September 28, 2018

SAN ANTONIO (Sept. 28, 2018) ― UT Health San Antonio will honor philanthropists Peggy and Lowry Mays at the annual President’s Gala on Saturday, Sept. 29. With the theme “A Legacy of Caring,” the event also marks the 50th anniversary of the Joe R. & Teresa Lozano Long School of Medicine and its continued service […]

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Child with asthma

2-year program is holistic effort to ease asthma in Bexar children

September 20, 2018

In budget hearings Sept. 13, the San Antonio City Council approved $751,000 for a two-year pilot program to reduce asthma hospitalizations in high-risk children. The effort’s principal investigator, Mandie Svatek, M.D., associate professor of pediatrics at UT Health San Antonio, said the program is a holistic approach to lowering the city’s childhood asthma burden. “In […]

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UT Health San Antonio MD Anderson Cancer Center to host Biden Cancer Community Summit Sept. 21

September 19, 2018

WHAT: UT Health San Antonio MD Anderson Cancer Center is hosting the local meeting of the Biden Cancer Community Summit on Friday, Sept. 21. San Antonio cancer leaders, health care providers, researchers, patients, family members, patient advocates, representatives from cancer-related organizations and the public are invited. The free event will be held Sept. 21. The summit […]

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Cara Gonzales holding a bottle of thymol

A mouthwash to treat oral cancer?

September 12, 2018

SAN ANTONIO (Sept. 12, 2018) ― Mother Nature has a way of hiding cures for diseases in plants and minerals, awaiting human discovery. This may be the case with thymol, a compound found in several plants, including thyme, oregano, rosemary and bay leaves. “Thymol is already known to have anti-microbial, anti-fungal, anti-inflammatory and anti-oxidant properties,” […]

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UT Health San Antonio MD Anderson Cancer Center

Oncology Roundtable set for Sept. 5

August 30, 2018

WHAT:            Leaders of UT Health San Antonio MD Anderson Cancer Center and MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston will be on hand Wednesday, Sept. 5, for an oncology roundtable. Moderated by James Holmes from the San Antonio Business Journal, discussion at the oncology roundtable will feature a panel of leaders from both institutions. The topics […]

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