Future Magazine

2020 issue

The Future of Discovery in Aging

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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.

The Future of Innovation in Primary Care

Physicians pioneering Advanced Primary Care model employ crucial community health workers to meet with patients in their homes with the goal of helping them overcome obstacles to living healthy lives.

The Future of the Fight Against Health Disparities

Amelie G. Ramirez, Dr.P.H., and her team at the Institute for Health Promotion Research investigate the causes of and determine solutions to social determinants impacting the health of Latinos in South Texas.

Dean’s Message: The Joy of Discovery

All medical schools are driven by the tripartite mission: clinical care, education of the next generation of physicians, and medical science. However, for most medical schools, research has become a business. Dean Robert Hromas reminds investigators to treasure the joy of discovery.

Just the Facts: Data Details Research, Rankings

Infographic shares research, rankings and facts about the Joe R. and Teresa Lozano Long School of Medicine at UT Health San Antonio.
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