Wear The Gown: Getting a colonoscopy could save your life

April 9, 2019

All men and women should get a colonoscopy by age 50. Author: Jeremy Baker Published: 6:38 PM CDT April 3, 2019 Updated: 2:30 PM CDT April 4, 2019 SAN ANTONIO — Every year in the U.S., more than 50,000 people die from colon cancer, which doctors say is a very preventable disease. “Colon Cancer is […]


April 4, 2019

“Elucidating N6-methyladenosine (m6A) functions using machine learning” Yufei Huang, Ph.D. Professor & Associate Chair on Research Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering UTSA Room 3.302 ALTC Building (Academic Learning & Teaching Center Building – Main Campus) Tuesday, April 9, 2019 at Noon For information, contact: Dr. Kumar Sharma sharmak3@uthscsa.edu, Dr. Madesh Muniswamy muniswamy@uthscsa.edu, Melissa Bauman […]

Call For Abstracts

April 3, 2019

Application Procedure: Participants should submit an abstract of 300 words (see new instructions for electronic submission) that includes the title, authors and affiliations, background and purpose of the study, methods, results, and conclusions, as well as the name of the applicant and the category of award in which they would like to compete. Medicine, Surgical […]

Prioritizing Women’s Heart Health at University Health System | San Antonio

April 1, 2019

Prioritizing Women’s Heart Health at University Health System By Josh Garcia Friday, March 29, 2019 Category: Medical Facility News Specialty: Cardiology, Obstetrics/Gynecology University Health System is addressing a gap in health care for women who have or are at risk for heart disease. Ildiko Agoston, MD, FACC, FASE, examines a patient’s echocardiogram at University Hospital. […]


March 28, 2019

2019 Doctors’ Day Recognition

March 27, 2019

U T H E A L T H S A N A N T O N I O Doctors, did you get the scoop? Let us sweeten your day in celebration of National Doctors’ Day GET FREE ICE CREAM ON FRIDAY, MARCH 29, 11 AM – 1 PM AT THE ALTC COURTYARD AND MARC EMPLOYEE […]

Medicine Grand Rounds March 27, 2019

March 25, 2019

Grand Rounds Wednesday, March 27, 2019 at 8am 409-410L MED “HTN Management In CKD: What Do We Know, Where We Are And How Can We Do Better” Shweta Bansal, MD Associate Professor, Department of Medicine, Division of Nephrology, UTHSA    

SPURRS (San Antonio Program for Undergraduate Research in Renal Science)

March 25, 2019

Welcome to the SPURRS website! SPURRS is a program designed to encourage talented college students to pursue careers in medicine and medical research related to the kidneys and urinary tract. Kidney disease is a very common problem, affecting about 15% of people in the US and is a common complication of such illnesses as diabetes […]

Department of Medicine Clinical & Innovative Therapeutics Pilot Program Awardees

March 13, 2019

Department of Medicine Clinical & Innovative Therapeutics Pilot Program Awardees Congratulations to the 2018-2019 Awardees Alaa Awad, M.D. Associate Professor of Medicine and Nephrology Submission Title: Role of TNF-α Antagonist in Diabetic Nephropathy Dean Kellogg, Jr., M.D, Ph.D. Professor Division of Geriatrics & Gerontology Submission Title: Pilot Trial of Topical Rapamycin’s Effects on Keloid Regression Luke Norton, […]

Diabetes Research Center

January 11, 2019

Faculty Hosts:        Drs. Ralph DeFronzo and Feng Liu ________ Tuesday, January 22, 2019 12:00-1:00 PM Lecture Hall 4.434T (Located in Long Campus – Dental School Bldg.) Diabetes Research Center 2019 Spring Seminar Series   The New Biology of Type 2 Diabetes Presented by Gerald I. Shulman, MD, PhD   Professor of Medicine and Cellular & […]