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Our student directory: A message from the chief information officer

June 13, 2019

Effective June 15, 2019, the Student Directory will no longer be available through the external/public facing website

Medical student selected to NIH medical research scholars program

June 12, 2019

Raul F. Membreño Raul F. Membreño, a a third-year medical student in the Long School of Medicine, has been selected for the 2019-2020 Medical Research Scholars Program by the National Institutes of Health. He is one of only 50 students selected nationw …

Wear blue Friday for men’s health

June 12, 2019

State health officials are calling on Texans to wear blue June 14 to commemorate National Men’s Health Week and honor those who have overcome health challenges. The purpose of Men’s Health Week is to increase awareness of preventable health problems an …

Lose weight, not pleasure

June 11, 2019

You don’t have to give up your favorite foods to lose weight and feel good. Ever wonder how some people can eat all their favorite foods and not gain weight? Naturally Slim is an online program that will teach you how. And here’s a hint: it doesn’t inc …

Take the Campus Transportation Survey

June 11, 2019

The Parking and Traffic Safety Committee is looking to collect survey data from all employees and students regarding their current public transit usage, as well as their potential usage should discounted fares be offered at some point in the future. Yo …

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 …

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