• Bravery comes in the shape of a preschooler in a pink tutu.

    Fearless

    Her fight for survival
  • The perfect storm

    Diabetes is hitting children at alarming rates. While San Antonio bears the burden of being the epicenter for the disease, it is also a hotbed for research.

    An uphill battle
  • Trauma game changer

    Because of lessons learned on the battlefields, South Texas patients are receiving lifesaving whole blood transfusions—before ever reaching the hospital.

    How we're saving lives
  • Scientists and patients battle an incurable disease

    Racing the clock

    Unpredictable foe

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Fearless

Fearless

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.

The perfect storm

The perfect storm

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.

Trauma game changer

Trauma game changer

Because of lessons learned on the battlefields, South Texas patients are receiving lifesaving whole blood transfusions—before ever reaching the hospital.

Racing the clock

Racing the clock

As researchers and physicians battle against an unpredictable, incurable foe, one patient refuses to let multiple sclerosis defeat her.

Acting sick

Acting sick

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.

Breaking barriers

Breaking barriers

UT Health San Antonio alumna Sharon M. Gordon, D.D.S. ’91, is the first woman dean of UConn's dental school.

University in Motion

‘Zombie’ cells signal death of tissue in Alzheimer’s

‘Zombie’ cells signal death of tissue in Alzheimer’s

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.

Naturally occurring protein could fight alcoholic liver disease

Naturally occurring protein could fight alcoholic liver disease

Research findings offer hope for a pill to someday treat alcoholic fatty liver disease.

In the bull’s-eye of dementia

In the bull’s-eye of dementia

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.

Fish oil could save preemie lives

Fish oil could save preemie lives

A physician’s passion to save premature babies was instrumental in the FDA’s approval of a lifesaving treatment for babies with gastrointestinal complications.

Tiny molecule has big effect in childhood brain cancer

Tiny molecule has big effect in childhood brain cancer

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.

Stress might be shrinking your brain

Stress might be shrinking your brain

The increasing stress of modern life is a growing concern to researchers studying cognitive decline.

A moment in history

A moment in history

The School of Nursing’s first-ever White Coat ceremonies were the beginning of a new tradition. They also marked a historical moment.

Breaking the mold

Breaking the mold

The School of Health Professions is the first state-supported educational program in Texas to offer an entry-level Doctor of Occupational Therapy degree.

The essence of research

The essence of research

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.

Biobank to boost bioresearch

Biobank to boost bioresearch

It will accelerate the pace of biomedical research in key research areas including cancer, Alzheimer’s and neurodegenerative diseases, heart disease and aging.

A commitment to education and health

A commitment to education and health

A new endowment supports one family’s longstanding commitment to education and health care for the Laredo community, a medically underserved area.

A legacy of support

A legacy of support

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.

A golden celebration

A golden celebration

A record attendance helped raise more than $500,000 at the annual President’s Gala to establish the Peggy and Lowry Mays Patient Care Endowment.