Ruben Mesa, MD, is an oncologist who has served as principal investigator in more than 70 clinical trials. He is an international expert in a group of bone marrow disorders that often lead to leukemia.
Mesa plans to make drug trials a strong focus when he starts his new job in August.
UT Health Cancer Center is one of four National Cancer Institute designated Cancer Centers in Texas serving 38 counties.
A new affiliation with the renowned MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston will be finalized this fall.
The UT Health Cancer Center is part of UT Health San Antonio.