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School of Nursing to offer free HIV testing

June 11, 2019

The School of Nursing will offer free and confidential HIV testing on National HIV Testing Day, June 27. Tests will be available from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. by appointment only and take about 30 minutes. Supplies are limited; tests will be available for o …


Express-News: San Antonio researchers check synthetic version of capsaicin — the heat in chile peppers — for cancer-killing effects

June 10, 2019

Researchers at UT Health San Antonio, in collaboration with the University of Texas at San Antonio, have developed a new class of drugs called capsazepine analogs, which bear structural similarities to capsaicin. In preclinical testing on mice, the dru …


Dr. Carie Boychuk receives UT System’s Rising STARs award

June 7, 2019

The award for early-career investigators comes with a $250,000 grant.



Trauma game changer

June 7, 2019

Because of lessons learned on the battlefields, South Texas patients are receiving lifesaving whole blood transfusions—before ever reaching the hospital.



Head of Army Futures Command visits

June 6, 2019

Gen. John M. “Mike” Murray, commanding general of the U.S. Army Futures Command based in Austin, visited UT Health San Antonio June 5 to learn about advances in military medicine. He was hosted by Byron Hepburn, M.D., Major General USAF (Ret), director …


Faculty member named an RL5 Scholar

June 6, 2019

Mitzi Gonzales, Ph.D., assistant professor of neurology and member of the Glenn Biggs Institute for Alzheimer’s and Neurodegenerative Disorders, has been named to the RL5 Scholars program.


Pediatric oncologist: Cure the patient, yes, but cure without damage

June 6, 2019

Pediatric oncologist and researcher Gregory Aune, M.D., Ph.D., tells the story of his favorite patient, a teenage boy some 30 years ago who was diagnosed with Hodgkin’s lymphoma.


UT institutions earn top 5 spot in the world for U.S. patents granted

June 5, 2019

Researchers and inventors at University of Texas institutions are once again among the world’s most innovative, based on the number of patents granted in 2018. Read the complete story


Moms, babies and drug addiction: The road to Casa Mia

June 4, 2019

Lisa Cleveland, Ph.D., RN, remembers her first encounter with new mothers who struggle with drug addiction and their babies born with drug withdrawal symptoms.


KSAT 12: Local scientists help discover new genes to identify risk for Alzheimer’s

June 4, 2019

The largest Alzheimer’s study in the world involved scientists at UT Health San Antonio. Watch the full story at KSAT 12


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