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Providing Pediatric Cancer Patient Care

December 17, 2019

At the Pediatric Blood and Cancer Center, pediatric hematology and oncology physicians are offering children advanced and compassionate patient care.

Specialists Help Young Adults Battling Cancer

December 17, 2019

UT Health physicians are dedicated to helping adolescents and young adults, a special group battling cancer. These patients juggle many responsibilities while fighting for their lives.

World-Renowned Biochemist Returns to UT Health

December 17, 2019

Patrick Sung, D.Phil., moved his extensive lab to UT Health San Antonio to continue his research on DNA repair and specifically the function the BRCA1 and BRCA2 genes play in that repair.

Battling Opioid Epidemic with Science, Compassion

December 17, 2019

Jennifer S. Potter, Ph.D., M.P.H., national expert on opioid use disorder, performs research on the prevention and treatment of substance use disorders and is leading a statewide treatment effort.

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December 17, 2019

Congratulations to Long School of Medicine physicians and researchers who have been recognized for excellence in education, patient care and research.

Robert Hromas, M.D., FACP

Dean’s Message

December 17, 2019

Dear friends, In medicine, for every advance you make, it feels like you also can take a step back. For example, when I was a young oncologist, I never thought we would see a survival plateau in metastatic melanoma, but today we do. With the new immune checkpoint inhibitors for melanoma, we can generate long-term, […]

Leadership Gift Funding Alzheimer’s Research

December 17, 2019

A leadership gift from Bill and Rebecca Reed is continuing Glenn Biggs’ dream of developing a comprehensive patient care and research center for Alzheimer’s disease in San Antonio.

Sharon M. Gordon, D.D.S.

Alumna Named UConn Dental Dean

October 29, 2019

UConn Dental Dean Sharon M. Gordon, D.D.S. Class of 1991, M.P.H., Ph.D., attained her passion for research at the School of Dentistry.

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The Notable Nine

October 29, 2019

One of the nation’s leading pain research teams can be found in a lab in the School of Dentistry. These nine researchers are battling America’s addiction to pain medicines.

Dean Peter Loomer, his colleague Professor Yvonne Buischi and their team in Kenya

Improving Oral Health in Africa

October 29, 2019

Dean Peter Loomer is dedicating his research to improving oral health care in Sub-Saharan Africa through preventive education programs.

Bennett T. Amaechi, B.D.S., Ph.D., M.Sc., MFDS RCPS (Glasg), FADI

Cariology Expert Excels In Teaching, Research

October 29, 2019

A world-renowned expert in cariology, Bennett T. Amaechi, B.D.S., Ph.D., shares his knowledge and passion for education and research with his students.

50 Years of Excellence in Discovery

July 24, 2019

UT Health San Antonio’s School of Nursing is dedicated to performing research that advances nursing practice in order to improve health and health care systems. Faculty, graduate students and undergraduate students conduct innovative research.