UT Health San Antonio PREP Students Successfully Enter Ph.D. Programs

UT Health San Antonio has made a significant addition to the suite of NIH funded programs that broaden participation in biomedical research related careers. The recently awarded UT Health-LINK program is one of only 43 NIH funded (Post-Baccalaureate Research Education...
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Graduation 2021: Ceremony Unites All Five Schools

UT Health San Antonio held its first ever in-person commencement ceremony for graduates across the five schools. The ceremony was held at 10 a.m. on Saturday, May 22nd at the Alamodome. More than 1,000 students — 827 in May and 211 this summer — applied to graduate from the...
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South Texas Medical Scientist Training Program Students Match To Residency Programs

“I’m so proud of my students,” said Dr. Jose Cavazos, professor and assistant dean for the South Texas Medical Scientist Training Program. “They are finding exciting opportunities that fit their families and are able to continue growing as physician-scientists.” Jacob is...
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Kristin Altwegg speaks about her experience as a 2021 AACR-Early Career Hill Day Delegate

It all started with an email in mid-November.  I looked at this email for days trying to decide what to do. Needing guidance, I brought it up at my weekly meeting with my primary mentor, Dr. Ratna Vadlamudi. We it discussed at length and  I made the decision to “go for it.” The...
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Meet The Researcher: Kristin A. Altwegg Speaks About Her NIH F31 Predoctoral Fellowship And Her Passion For Cancer Research

Your name, program, mentor name.  Name: Kristin A. Altwegg, M.S. Program: Integrated Biomedical Sciences Ph.D. Program, Cancer Biology Discipline Mentor: Ratna K. Vadlamudi, Ph.D., Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology Tell me the story of when you realized you were passionate...
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Kristin Altwegg selected for AACR Early Career Hill Day

Kristin Ann Altwegg, a fourth-year student in the Cancer Biology discipline of the Integrated Biomedical Sciences Ph.D. program at UT Health San Antonio, was selected to participate in the AACR Early Career Hill Day on Feb. 25. Altwegg is an affiliate member of the Mays Cancer...
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Kristin Altwegg Receives 3rd Place at Virtual Mays Cancer Center Retreat

Kristin Ann Altwegg, a fourth-year student in the Cancer Biology discipline of the Integrated Biomedical Sciences Ph.D. program at UT Health San Antonio, received 3rd place for the predoctoral poster presentation category at the Virtual Mays Cancer Center annual symposium....
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Alumna Dr. Neelam Mukherjee Publishes Short Story About COVID-19

Alumna Dr. Neelam Mukherjee recently published a short story in Pandemic Magazine entitled “Dear Mr. Corona.” The story is about experiencing the pandemic through a child’s perspective. “This is my first non-science publication,” Dr. Mukherjee said....
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