Bravery comes in the shape of a preschooler in a pink tutu. The 3-year-old fought her way through countless surgeries after a vicious dog attack left her with near-fatal injuries.
What used to be called adult-onset diabetes is now hitting children at alarming rates. While San Antonio bears the burden of being the epicenter for diabetes, it is also a hotbed for research.
Because of lessons learned on the battlefields, South Texas patients are receiving lifesaving whole blood transfusions—before ever reaching the hospital.
As researchers and physicians battle against an unpredictable, incurable foe, one patient refuses to let multiple sclerosis defeat her.
There is no one better to give future health care providers pointers on working with patients than patients themselves. These just happen to be trained actors working off a script.
University in Motion
A type of cellular stress known to be involved in cancer and aging has now been implicated, for the first time, in Alzheimer's disease.
Research findings offer hope for a pill to someday treat alcoholic fatty liver disease.
San Antonio is in the bull’s-eye of an “Alzheimer’s tsunami.” School of Nursing and city of San Antonio officials are working to make the Alamo City a dementia-friendly place to live and thrive.
A physician’s passion to save premature babies was instrumental in the FDA’s approval of a lifesaving treatment for babies with gastrointestinal complications.
A new study has found that a molecule thousands of times smaller than a gene is able to kill medulloblastoma, the most common childhood brain cancer.
The increasing stress of modern life is a growing concern to researchers studying cognitive decline.
The School of Nursing’s first-ever White Coat ceremonies were the beginning of a new tradition. They also marked a historical moment.
The School of Health Professions is the first state-supported educational program in Texas to offer an entry-level Doctor of Occupational Therapy degree.
What does research look like to you? In the university’s first Image of Research Photography Competition, 21 students provided an intimate look into the depths of their research.
Making Lives Better
Teaching. Discovering. Healing.
It will accelerate the pace of biomedical research in key research areas including cancer, Alzheimer’s and neurodegenerative diseases, heart disease and aging.
A new endowment supports one family’s longstanding commitment to education and health care for the Laredo community, a medically underserved area.
A $1 million gift will name the Zachry Laboratory at the Sam and Ann Barshop Institute for Longevity and Aging Studies building, currently under construction.