Research


Winning the War Against Breast Cancer: One Battle at a Time

November 15, 2021

Researchers at UT Health San Antonio know that breast cancer is not one disease but many. Scientists are studying the genetic makeup of specific breast cancers to create targeted therapies that individualize treatment.




Of Tiny Mice and Giant Discoveries: Past Guides Future of Aging Research

November 15, 2021

UT Health San Antonio is finding answers to aging hidden among many abnormalities, such as deficient genes and tangled tau proteins. Discoveries at the Barshop Institute for Longevity and Aging Studies are being translated from the lab to the clinic.




New Progress in the Substance-Use Epidemic

November 15, 2021

Researchers in the Long School of Medicine at UT Health San Antonio are battling the substance-use epidemic through drug discovery in their labs. New treatments based on opioid receptor biochemistry are the key to responding to the deadly epidemic.




Mapping the Brain: The Last Frontier

November 15, 2021

The Long School of Medicine at UT Health San Antonio is known across the country and the world for its Research Imaging Institute. The institute is led by Peter Fox, MD, who is largely responsible for the huge growth in brain mapping research.




Teaching Physician-Scientists to Think Outside Their Box

November 15, 2021

UT Health San Antonio’s South Texas Medical Scientist Training Program is nationally renowned for being one of the most diverse MD/PhD programs. STX MSTP is creating physician-scientists who bring unique perspectives and backgrounds to clinical practices and laboratories.



Evolving Value-Based Primary Care Based On Innovative Research

Evolving Value-Based Primary Care Based on Innovative Research

November 15, 2021

The Department of Family & Community Medicine at UT Health San Antonio’s Long School of Medicine is dedicated to conducting research to improve primary care. The physicians conduct evidence-based research that they bring to the primary care practice.



Only University in U.S. with These 5 Centers/Institutes

Only University in U.S. with These 5 Centers/Institutes

November 15, 2021

The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio (UT Health San Antonio) Long School of Medicine is the only medical school in the United States with these five NIH-designated research centers.




Research and Rankings

November 15, 2021

Infographics share research funding, Blue Ridge rankings, and information about new hospital at the Joe R. and Teresa Lozano Long School of Medicine at UT Health San Antonio.



Top Published Papers

Just the Facts: Top Published Papers

November 15, 2021

Research findings from the Joe R. and Teresa Lozano Long School of Medicine at UT Health San Antonio are published in the country’s top journals.



Robert Hromas, M.D., FACP

Dean’s Message: All the Easy Problems Have Been Solved

November 15, 2021

Robert Hromas, MD, FACP, dean of the Long School of Medicine at UT Health San Antonio, shares his thoughts that the future of medical discovery resides in understanding the relationships that are the foundation of the complexity of life, from smallest to largest, from protein to community.




COVID-19 Grants Allow Nurse Researchers to Improve Care, Educate

September 6, 2021

UT Health San Antonio School of Nursing researchers received several COVID-19 supplemental research grants to allow them the opportunity to find better ways to provide patient care and educate the community during the global pandemic.



Arielle “Ari” Chinea

Undergraduate Student Shares Research at Capitol

September 6, 2021

At the Texas Undergraduate Research Day at the Texas Capitol in February 2021, Arielle “Ari” Chinea discussed her research on the relationship between loneliness and health behaviors among spousal caregivers of individuals with dementia.