News Releases

Dr. Nambiar

Test for deadly lung disease is used for 1st time in Texas

February 8, 2019

A San Antonio pulmonary care team utilizes a new tool to more accurately diagnose idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF). A UT Health San Antonio lung specialist is the first in Texas to use a new genomic test to better and less invasively diagnose a patient with idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF), a serious chronic, progressive and scarring […]

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Dr. Greg Aune

Do all chemotherapies have equal heart risk long term?

January 31, 2019

Study of 28,000 childhood cancer survivors finds important differences In long-term survivors of childhood cancer, cardiovascular disease is a leading cause of early death from non-cancer causes. In a new study, published Jan. 31 in JAMA Oncology, researchers compared four chemotherapy drugs with development of cardiomyopathy (abnormal heart muscle with impaired function) years after treatment. […]

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STEM-focused teacher conference set for Feb. 2

January 28, 2019

Contributed by Chase Fordtran More than 150 area K-12 science educators will attend the largest STEM-focused teacher-led conference in San Antonio on Feb. 2 at UT Health San Antonio. The 9th Annual Teacher Enrichment Leadership Academy conference will provide workshops by fellow teachers, leaders from the local science community and UT Health San Antonio’s own researchers, all focused on […]

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First-in-human trial of senolytic drugs encouraging

January 7, 2019

Small pilot study points to feasibility of larger trials in age-related diseases UT Health San Antonio researchers, collaborating with the Mayo Clinic and the Wake Forest School of Medicine, are the first to publish results on the treatment of a deadly age-related disease in human patients with drugs called senolytics. The findings were posted Jan. […]

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Study finds association between vascular factors and brain shrinkage

December 19, 2018

Tiny blood vessels carry life-sustaining nutrition to the deepest recesses of the brain. How early in life do these small, but essential, tributaries begin to lose their function? This decline might start in middle age, and a subset of people may be more at risk for it than others, suggests a study published by faculty […]

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Erase Cancer

Living Beyond Cancer A-Z Symposium

December 18, 2018

Register today for free. The first Living Beyond Cancer A-Z: A UT Health San Antonio MD Anderson Cancer Center Symposium, featuring a full day of  learning, empowerment and discovery, will be held Jan. 12 on the Long Campus. Cancer survivors, cancer patients, friends, family and caregivers are invited to join us for informative discussions and […]

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