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As the leading research university in South Texas, UT Health San Antonio has been awarded $10.9 million in CPRIT funding to advance the fight against cancer as it recruits new scientists to join its world-class faculty.

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At all-school commencement, graduates walk across stage and into health care workforce

"The achievements of these graduates mirror in so many ways the substantial advances of our UT Health San Antonio enterprise. The students are vital to our success, fundamental to how we are defined, and truly, an inspiration for our faculty and staff," said William L. Henrich, MD, MACP, president of UT Health San Antonio.

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UT Health San Antonio doctors get high marks from peers

From anesthesiology to surgical oncology, UT Health San Antonio physicians represented nearly one third of the providers included in Scene in S.A.’s “Outstanding Women in Medicine 2022.”

NIH awards $2.4 million grant to UT Health San Antonio and ADA Science & Research Institute to study responsible antibiotic use

The National Institutes of Health has awarded a four-year, $2.4 million grant to The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio (UT Health San Antonio), which will work in collaboration with the American Dental Association Science & Research Institute (ADASRI) to conduct a clinical trial studying the responsible use of antibiotics in combination with other treatments for periodontal disease, commonly known as gum disease.

School of Nursing financial course to aid family caregivers in lowering out-of-pocket costs

To help Latino caregivers manage the high costs of care, UT Health San Antonio is offering a five-part, online course called CONFIDENCE Financial Education and Training. The first weekly course will begin 10:30 a.m. to noon on Thursday, May 12. Topics will include how to find community resources to displace out-of-pocket care costs, developing help-seeking skills, managing another persons’ money, balancing employment and caregiving and more.

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Twenty-Four Seven: A podcast about caregiving

The Texas Public Radio podcast, “Twenty-Four Seven: A Podcast About Caregiving,” presents personal stories and advice about caring for a loved one experiencing dementia. Listen to stories from Patti Davis, who cared for her father, former president Ronald Reagan, when he was diagnosed with Alzheimer's after leaving office, and from Rev. Cynthia Huling Hummel, diagnosed at age 49, who shares her insights into the care she hopes to receive and her guidance for others with Alzheimer's Disease. The podcast is proudly sponsored by The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio and its Biggs Alzheimer’s Institute.

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