Laredo Morning Times: Opinion commentary: Center marks 5,000 life-saving transplants in San Antonio

February 1, 2021

Dr. Francisco Cigarroa’s opinion piece, celebrating 5,000 life-saving transplants at our University Transplant Center, was published in the Laredo Morning Times; while 2020 was a tragic year in which COVID-19 claimed the lives of so many, University Transplant Center pushed forward as generous organ donors made it possible to save lives through transplant surgery. Read […]

Diabetes, dialysis patients must remain vigilant in pandemic

July 8, 2020

First we flattened the curve. Now we’ve had a prolonged spike in infections. For some of the most medically vulnerable residents of San Antonio, precautions will always remain in place, even after a COVID-19 vaccine is developed. Diabetes impacts one in every seven people in San Antonio (14%) compared to one in every nine in […]

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UroToday: Nuclear NADPH oxidase-4 associated with disease progression In renal cell carcinoma

June 12, 2020

UT Health San Antonio researchers confirmed the role of a certain protein in the development of high-grade kidney cancer. Their findings were recently published in the journal, Translational Research. Dr. Dharam Kaushik, Department of Urology, is the lead and corresponding author, Dr. Ronald Rodriguez, Department of Urology, is senior author. A total of 14 faculty […]