Research


50 Years of Excellence in Research

December 1, 2020

Over the last 50 years, the School of Dentistry’s research endeavors have continued to evolve and expand. Today, the school is one of the nation’s top 10 research programs.



School of Dentistry 50th Anniversary Timeline

Five Decades of Accomplishments

December 1, 2020

The School of Dentistry’s 50th anniversary timeline shares highlights in academics, patient care, research and community service through the school’s five decades.




Recognizing Fabulous Founding and Current Faculty

December 1, 2020

In honor of its 50th anniversary, the School of Dentistry recognizes the founding faculty and current faculty members who have all contributed to educating generations of dental, dental hygiene and advanced dentistry students and residents.



50 Years of Outstanding Staff

Honoring Founding and Current Staff Members

December 1, 2020

For 50 years, the School of Dentistry has been fortunate to have extraordinary staff members supporting the school’s missions. Their loyalty and perseverance has contributed to the school’s success.




The Future of Discovery in Aging

October 21, 2020

The Sam and Ann Barshop Institute for Longevity and Aging Studies’ researchers and centers are leading advancements in geroscience. Their research is proving there are interventions to slow the aging process.




The Future of Alzheimer’s and Neurodegenerative Disease Discovery

October 21, 2020

In a mere three years, the Glenn Biggs Institute for Alzheimer’s and Neurodegenerative Diseases at UT Health San Antonio has gained international acclaim for innovative research and clinical care with a focus on South Texans.




The Future of Discovery in DNA Repair

October 21, 2020

The laboratory of Patrick Sung, D.Phil., a world-renowned biochemist, is battling cancer by unraveling defects in repair pathways that fuel the disease.




The Future of Drug Discovery

October 21, 2020

Medical Dean Robert Hromas, M.D., FACP, and his research team at UT Health San Antonio are employing new technologies–PROTAC and covalent inhibitors–to develop cancer drugs.




The Future of Cancer Discovery

October 21, 2020

The Mays Cancer Center, home to UT Health San Antonio MD Anderson, strives to increase cancer survival rates for Latinos by addressing issues of culture and genetics.




The Future of Leadership in Diversity and Inclusion

October 21, 2020

Chiquita Collins, Ph.D., inaugural vice dean of inclusion and diversity for the Long School of Medicine at UT Health San Antonio, is armed with innovative initiatives to increase the diversity of physicians.




The Future of Clinical Leadership

October 21, 2020

Monica Verduzco-Gutierrez, M.D., chair of physical medicine and rehabilitation, responded to the COVID-19 pandemic by opening a rehabilitation clinic for these new types of patients, who may suffer from chronic post-infection complications.




The Future of Research Leadership

October 21, 2020

Jennifer Sharpe Potter, Ph.D., M.P.H., vice dean for research for the Long School of Medicine at UT Health San Antonio, is applying lessons from the opioid epidemic to research oversight for the school.