Future is the official magazine of the Joe R. & Teresa Lozano Long School of Medicine at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio. Read and share inspiring stories highlighting our medical alumni, faculty and students who are revolutionizing education, research, patient care and critical services in the communities they serve.
Transplanting Hope: Team Pushes Envelope for Living Donations
The Transplant Center at UT Health San Antonio is a leader in the new transplant technique of using living donors. Today's novel approach to transplantation is rooted in the pioneers who created the successful program.
Winning the War Against Breast Cancer: One Battle at a Time
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
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.
Mapping the Brain: The Last Frontier
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
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
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.