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Barshop Institute researchers study alcoholic fatty liver disease.

Naturally occurring protein in body could treat alcoholic liver disease

June 22, 2018

Chronic alcohol drinking affects 16 million people in the United States, and one of the results is fatty liver damage leading to cirrhosis (scarring). Liver cirrhosis is the 12th-leading cause of death nationwide. Researchers at UT Health San Antonio’s …

Dr. Andrews, chair of anesthesiology, to retire

June 22, 2018

J. Jeffrey Andrews, M.D., chairman of the Department of Anesthesiology, will step down from that role on June 30 and retire on Aug. 3

Soft drink prices to increase

June 22, 2018

Pepsi, the supplier for our soft drink machines throughout the UT Health San Antonio campuses, will increase its prices by $0.25.

Psychiatric disorders often share common genetic risk, according to study of more than 850,000 patients

June 22, 2018

Sudha Seshadri, M.D., of the Glenn Biggs Institute for Alzheimer’s & Neurodegenerative Diseases at UT Health San Antonio, is working to avert a tsunami of dementia in the aging populations of Texas and beyond. By poring over data from hundreds of t …

Two faculty members honored with 2018 Regents’ Outstanding Teaching Awards

June 22, 2018

Robert Esterl Jr., M.D., associate dean for undergraduate medical education and transplant center surgical director, and Ellen Kraig, Ph.D., professor in the Department of Cell Systems and Anatomy, were honored with the award.

Planned power outage to affect several buildings

June 21, 2018

The Facilities Management Department has scheduled a normal power outage for the School of Nursing buildings, the old Police Department building, the old Texas Star Café area and the Forensics Building.

Male High School Student Talking To Teacher By Lockers

New Action Pack helps schools become ‘trauma sensitive’ to kids

June 20, 2018

Media contact: Cliff Despres, (210) 562-6517, SAN ANTONIO (June 21, 2018) — About half of U.S. children suffer abuse, poverty, parental incarceration and other trauma. These kids face deep emotional, physical and mental scars. How c …

Register for Cardio Renal Connections conference

June 19, 2018

The conference brings together clinicians and scientists to explore the complex relationships between the heart and kidneys. 

Quality Enhancement Plan update

June 15, 2018

A message from Jacqueline Lee Mok, Ph.D., vice president for academic, faculty and student affairs.

Express-News: STAR Act is a victory for children with cancer

June 13, 2018

The signing of the Childhood Cancer Survivorship, Treatment, Access and Research, or STAR, Act represents a significant legislative achievement in the ongoing battle to improve outcomes for children afflicted with cancer.

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