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Dentistry training program awarded $1.4 million

July 18, 2017

The Department of Comprehensive Dentistry has been awarded a five-year $1.4 million training grant from the Health Resources and Services Administration.


Rong Li, Ph.D., UT Health San Antonio, studies BRCA1 gene mutations and breast cancer.

BRCA1 discovery has implications for breast and ovarian cancer research

July 18, 2017

Rong Li, Ph.D., and colleagues at UT Health San Antonio have discovered a new, previously unrecognized function of the BRCA1 gene.


Rong Li, Ph.D., UT Health San Antonio, studies BRCA1 gene mutations and breast cancer.

Why do BRCA1 mutations cause predominantly breast and ovarian cancer?

July 18, 2017

Rong Li, Ph.D., and colleagues at The University of Texas Health Science Center, now called UT Health San Antonio, are building on 15 years of BRCA1 studies. Their latest discovery, reported June 26 in Nature Communications, is of a new, previously unrecognized function of BRCA1.


Dr. DeLee inducted into sports medicine hall of fame

July 17, 2017

Jesse C. Delee, M.D., clinical professor of orthopaedics, was inducted into the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine’s Hall of Fame.



Presidential Award winner: James Lechleiter, Ph.D.

July 14, 2017

He received a Teaching Excellence Award.


Texas Public Radio: Telehealth program to support military caregivers

July 13, 2017

Caregivers for ill or injured veterans and members of the military experience high levels of stress on a daily basis. Read the full story at Texas Public Radio


Express-News: New tower at hospital full of promise

July 8, 2017

A new women and children’s inpatient tower here is a welcome move the community should endorse and celebrate. Read the full story at the Express-News


Benefits Annual Enrollment is July 15-31

July 7, 2017

Benefits Annual Enrollment takes place from July 15 to July 31.


Community Service Learning grants available

July 6, 2017

The Center for Medical Ethics & Humanities is accepting proposals from UT Health San Antonio who want to develop community service learning projects.


In memoriam: Deanna Sutton, Ph.D.

July 5, 2017

Deanna Sutton, Ph.D., professor of pathology and longtime scientist in the Fungus Testing Laboratory at UT Health, died July 4.


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