By Catherine Duncan Bill and Rebecca Reed have contributed a $1 million leadership gift to UT Health San Antonio to launch their vision for the Bill and Rebecca Reed Center for Precision Therapies and Palliative Care in Alzheimer’s and Neurodegenerative Diseases. It will be funded through a $20 million planned gift that is dedicated to advancing the mission and goals of the Glenn Biggs Institute for Alzheimer’s and […]
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.
Andres Castillo Jr. was born with a hole in his heart. At age 2, he underwent his first major heart surgery to repair the hole—an atrial septal defect. Seven years later, his first pacemaker was implanted—a box the size of an old VHS tape, visible under his shirt. He tried to live a normal life, […]
Christopher A. Rábago, Ph.D., PT, is not your typical physical therapist. And, he surely isn’t your usual biomedical researcher. His rare combination of biomedical engineering knowledge, analytical research skills and clinical abilities make him a perfect fit at a unique military treatment and research facility. Dr. Rábago works with a diverse team of scientists and […]
Before today’s medical school students were born, James E. Pridgen, M.D., joined a team of doctors and area leaders to advocate for the building of a medical school in San Antonio. He believed that the South Texas Medical Center, with its vast amount of land, was the perfect site. The dream became a reality in […]
Ildiko Agoston, M.D., FACC, assistant professor of medicine at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, has created what she calls a VIP clinic for the everyday woman without the VIP price tag. Since arriving at the university in 2011, Dr. Agoston and her team created the Women’s Comprehensive Health Institute. The […]
Adelita Cantu, Ph.D., RN, assistant professor of family and community health systems, grew up on the city’s West Side. “That is my barrio. I have gotten so much from my career in nursing. I want to give back, and there are limited resources on the West Side.” Dr. Cantu partners with local non-profit and governmental […]
Some of San Antonio’s best orthopaedic physicians – who specialize in sports medicine surgery, patient care, rehabilitation and research – are joining forces under the new UT Medicine Sports Medicine Institute. This collaboration brings together faculty from UT Health Physicians, which is the clinical practice of the Long School of Medicine at The University of […]