Posts written by sandidge

KENS colonoscopy segment – part 2

May 3, 2019

Here is the second colonoscopy segment Jeremy produced.  It aired last night on KENS.  Thanks again, Dr. Gross, for being available. Our Health Focus blog will have another story on the near future.     Shelley Kofler Public Relations Manager, Corporate Communications University Hospital System 4502 Medical Drive, San Antonio, TX 78229 Office: 210.358.2674 […]

LSOM Bridge Funding Program: Applications Due May 15!

May 3, 2019

Sent on behalf of the Office for Research – Please refer any questions regarding this opportunity to or 210-450-8392.   Research is a priority in the Long School of Medicine. To support our research faculty and promote a vibrant, sustainable research environment, the Long School of Medicine Office of the Dean provides the Bridge […]

NASA Twin Study reveals new findings on diabetes and kidney disease

April 25, 2019

NASA Twin Study reveals new findings on diabetes and kidney disease   by Camilla Rambaldi   Thursday, April 25th 2019     SAN ANTONIO – Findings from a recent NASA Twin Study are revealing more information about diabetes and kidney disease.   According to UT Health San Antonio doctors, the information and technology could help with potentially creating more treatment […]


April 18, 2019

“DNA Breaks, Repair, and Tumor Suppression” Patrick Sung, D. Phil. Professor Holder of the Robert A. Welch Distinguished Chair in Chemistry Department of Biochemistry & Structural Biology UT Health San Antonio Room 3.309L MED (Medical Building– Main Campus) Tuesday, April 23, 2019 at Noon For information, contact: Dr. Kumar Sharma, Dr. Madesh Muniswamy, […]

Obesity Day Symposium

April 17, 2019

Please accept my personal invitation to attend the Obesity Day Symposium to be held on Saturday, April 20, 2019 from 7:30-2:30PM.   The key note speaker, Dr. David D’Alessio, Director of the Division of Endocrinology at Duke University, along with other nation’s leading experts will discuss the obesity related complications and management strategies (Please see […]

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, Dr. Madesh Muniswamy, 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