In ancient times, medical advances were made through a mixture of trial and error. Today’s trials are a far cry from the methods of discovery made by early civilizations.
Above a double doorway at the end of a hallway, a wooden sign announces in Latin, “Mortui Vivos Docent.” It’s here that the dead teach the living.
Epigenetics is like an invisible pianist playing a genetic keyboard—with each key representing a different gene.
Modified toy cars give a new sense of movement to children who can’t easily get around because of mobility impairments.
As a geriatric neurologist, Diane Solomon, M.D., examines patients with memory loss. Most of the time, the cause is Alzheimer’s disease. That was also the case for her grandmother.
As a trauma and critical care Army nurse, Kimberly Smith served around the world, caring for the most critical of patients in the most dire of circumstances. After nearly three decades, she’s serving in a new capacity: change agent.
University in Motion
UT Health San Antonio and The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center join forces to benefit South Texas cancer patients.
When a person has a stroke, brain tissue begins to die as oxygen-rich blood is blocked from entering the brain. But with a device about the size of a coffee stir, brain tissue is saved, and a full recovery is possible.
They’re in every cell in every living organism, and now researchers have a better understanding about heat shock proteins and their role in human diseases.
If one child’s smile can warm the heart, imagine what tens of thousands can do. Miles of Smiles–Laredo provides elementary school children dental screenings, fluoride varnish and dental sealants—all for free.
Individuals with post-traumatic stress disorder relive past traumas again and again, bound in a virtual prison of their memories.
It’s an unsettling thought: You could be walking around for 20 years developing Parkinson’s disease and not even know it.
The School of Health Professions is offering one of the country’s few entry-level master’s degree programs in medical laboratory science.
Making Lives Better
Teaching. Discovering. Healing.
President's Gala celebrates military and health collaborations, and establishes chair in military health research.
The John L. Santikos Charitable Foundation has given a $2.3 million grant to UT Health San Antonio for high-powered radiological equipment to diagnose Alzheimer’s disease and other age-related conditions.
The San Antonio Cancer Foundation has pledged $17 million to support a new affiliation between UT Health San Antonio and The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center.
Three junior faculty members were selected to receive $450,000 from the Max and Minnie Tomerlin Voelcker Fund to develop innovative lines of research and make preliminary discoveries.
The Baptist Health Foundation of San Antonio’s commitment to supporting students at UT Health San Antonio achieved two milestones in 2016.
Children who are fighting cancer helped UT Health San Antonio and University Health System celebrate a Hyundai Scholar Grant for pediatric cancer research.
Philanthropists Joe R. and Teresa Lozano Long have supported student scholarships for more than two decades, changing countless lives.