Pediatrics

Pediatric oncologist: Cure the patient, yes, but cure without damage

June 6, 2019
 

Pediatric oncologist and researcher Gregory Aune, M.D., Ph.D., tells the story of his favorite patient, a teenage boy some 30 years ago who was diagnosed with Hodgkin’s lymphoma.

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NEWS 4: Focus of worldwide Chromosome 18 research is in San Antonio

April 22, 2019
 

For people with Chromosome 18 abnormalities, the prognosis used to be a life spent in a near vegetative state. Watch the full story at NEWS 4

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Dr. Cynthia Blanco with families

Professor’s study backs FDA approval of fish oil to save critically ill babies

October 24, 2018
 

Omegaven is a lifesaving fish oil treatment for babies with gastrointestinal complications.

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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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Erase Cancer

Researcher contributes to screening guidelines for pediatric cancers

August 2, 2017
 

Panel will determine guidelines for more than 50 of the most common syndromes that can develop into pediatric cancer.

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Yahoo Finance: Prolacta Bioscience(R) Initiates Clinical Trial

February 16, 2017
 

Prolacta Bioscience®, the pioneer in human milk-based neonatal nutritional products, announced today that the first patient has been enrolled in a clinical study to evaluate the effect of a specially fortified exclusive human milk diet (EHMD)1 to improve growth in infants who have undergone surgery for a serious heart defect known as single ventricle cardiac […]

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