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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The Department of Orthopaedics in the Long School of Medicine at UT Health San Antonio was founded by pioneering educators and surgeons who wrote the textbooks for the profession. Today's orthopaedic surgeons and professors are still leading the way in their specialty areas.
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.
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.
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.