As a kid, Joel Torres, M.D., spent summers working the fields to help feed his family. He grew up and traveled the country for the best education. Now he's back home, a doctor working to make the Rio Grande Valley healthier.
From unknown to a worldwide pandemic in one year, Zika is a looming threat to South Texas as mosquito season heats up. Health care practitioners are bracing for impact.
When a child dies at birth, tests and medical procedures suddenly stop. Years ago, this was also where the patient’s care ended. Today, nurses are realizing this is a critical moment when the standard of care should strengthen.
Sleep apnea can lead to high blood pressure, heart attacks and other illnesses. So UT Dentistry opened the Sleep Disorders Center to offer a dental approach to help patients get their zzz's.
Caring for people who have cancer does not stop when treatments stop. Anand Karnad, M.D., chief of hematology and medical oncology, shares the value of a house call.
Nicole Baganz, Ph.D. ’09, was always interested in science, receiving her first microscope in second grade. It’s just that she wasn’t always that good at it, she said. That's all changed now.
University in Motion
People. Passion. Promise. Those three words are behind everything we do at UT Health San Antonio.
A potential cure for Type 1 diabetes is on the horizon, and the novel approach would also allow Type 2 diabetics to stop insulin shots.
Talk therapy can lead to recovery from post-traumatic stress disorder for those who suffer from combat-related PTSD.
Rates of liver cancer continue to be high for Latinos. Contaminated food may be to blame.
Over four decades, the Mass Spectrometry Laboratory has been a part of countless research projects—in a range of disciplines—conducted at the university.
Two weeks is all it took for deadly, late-stage head and neck tumors to shrink in mouse models. The cause: a combination of two targeted treatments already approved by the FDA.
What if there were a safe and effective way to control pain at its source, tailored to each patient, yet without the risk of addiction and overdose?
Making Lives Better
Teaching. Discovering. Healing.
Philanthropists Joe R. and Teresa Lozano Long have supported scholarships since 1999. But their impact goes beyond dollars.
The President’s Council has awarded millions of dollars for scholarships, research, faculty, endowments and more.