Research

Providing Pediatric Cancer Patient Care

Image of a child holding a teddy bear

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

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Specialists Help Young Adults Battling Cancer

Patient Jerika Alaquinez is joined in the AYA Blood and Cancer Unit at University Hospital by her husband, Joshua, and children, Jasmine and Justice.

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.

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World-Renowned Biochemist Returns to UT Health

Dr. Patrick Sung (center) brought the majority of his research team to UT Health from Yale University. His team includes: (front row from left) Dr. Arijit Dutta, Dr. Youngho Kwon, Dr. Hardeep Kaur, Dr. Bárbara de la Peña Avalos, Dr. Sung, Dr. Cody Rogers, Dr. Yuxin Huang, Dr. Yashpal Rawal, (middle row from left) Zhuoling He, Jeffery Katz, Ediri Metitiri, Francisco Neal, Dr. Eva Galvan, Dr. Nicolas Paquet, Dr. Ajinkya Kawale, (back row from left) Mukund Bhandari, Dr. James Daley, Dr. Sameer Salunkhe, Dr. Eloïse Dray and John Cavaretta.

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.

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Battling Opioid Epidemic with Science, Compassion

Jennifer S. Potter, Ph.D., M.P.H., vice dean for research, discussed “Ending the Opioid Crisis” during a TEDx San Antonio presentation. Photo by Isaiah Rendon. Image courtesy of TEDxSanAntonio.

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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Accolades

UT Health San Antonio

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

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Dean’s Message

Robert Hromas, M.D., FACP

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, […]

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Leadership Gift Funding Alzheimer’s Research

Rebecca and Bill Reed (from left) visit with Dr. Sudha Seshadri of the Biggs Institute, Mary Henrich and William L. Henrich, M.D., MACP, president of UT Health San Antonio.

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.

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