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Large Alzheimer’s study discovers 5 new genes of risk

March 4, 2019

An international team of researchers — including faculty of UT Health San Antonio — analyzed information from more than 94,000 individuals to arrive at new findings about the underlying causes of Alzheimer’s disease.


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Largest Alzheimer’s study discovers 5 new genes of risk

March 1, 2019

An international team of researchers — including faculty of UT Health San Antonio — analyzed information from more than 94,000 individuals to arrive at new findings about the underlying causes of Alzheimer’s disease, including five new genes that incre …



New website showcases School of Nursing’s mission, vision

February 28, 2019

UT Health San Antonio’s School of Nursing has launched a new academic website as part of a systematic university-wide initiative to bring an improved, effective web presence to all schools and departments.


Tax season is prime time for cyber threats called BEC attacks

February 26, 2019

Business email compromise (BEC) attacks result in financial fraud, identity theft or data breaches by deceiving victims into sending money, modifying direct deposit information or sending personally identifiable information (PII).


Dental program honored

February 26, 2019

The American Dental Association Foundation Tarrson Awards annually recognize excellence in dental school student programs that provide services to underserved populations within the U.S. Each award is valued at $5,000. This year the “E. “Bud” Tarrson D …


Greehey researcher receives UT System’s Rising STARs award

February 26, 2019

Dr. Zheng has extensive experience in the development of computational tools and mining of high-throughput datasets.


Dr. Hicks named vice-chair of dental accreditation commission

February 26, 2019

Jeffery Hicks, D.D.S. Jeffery Hicks, D.D.S., professor of comprehensive dentistry, has been appointed as vice-chair of the Commission on Dental Accreditation for 2019. The commission serves the public and profession by developing and implementing accre …


San Antonio Business Journal: UT Health San Antonio to get millions for new biobank

February 25, 2019

New bio repository is expected to shed more light on how certain diseases affect Hispanic populations Read the full story at the San Antonio Business Journal


GCCRI childhood cancer symposium set for March 3-6

February 25, 2019

On March 3-6, the Greehey Children’s Cancer Research Institute (GCCRI) will host the symposium, “Childhood Cancer: Research Challenges and the Future of Therapy” at the Grand Hyatt in San Antonio. The symposium will bring together some of the most resp …


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San Antonio Substance Use Symposium set for March 1 at UT Health San Antonio

February 25, 2019

Statewide ‘Get Waivered Texas’ buprenorphine training program for health care professionals launches here March 2 SAN ANTONIO (Feb. 22, 2018) ― UT Health San Antonio’s Department of Psychiatry is hosting the second annual San Antonio Substance Use Symp …


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