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New treatment option shown for heart failure fluid overload

August 1, 2019

Higher doses of spironolactone, a diuretic (water pill), can prevent the need for dialysis in selected heart failure patients, a UT Health San Antonio study found. The aggressive approach relieved fluid overload safely and effectively in patients who w …


KENS 5: Kids interact with science at UT Health using their brains–literally

August 1, 2019

Researchers at UT Health San Antonio are now inviting kids to study their own brains and behaviors to bring light to their emotional health. Read the story


Parkinson’s center seeking proposals

July 31, 2019

The Perry & Ruby Stevens Parkinson’s Disease Center of Excellence is soliciting proposals from faculty and postdoctoral fellows for pilot project awards. Deadline for submitting letters of intent is Aug. 30. Click here for complete information


Application process open for Community Service Learning grants

July 30, 2019

Projects should address health needs in San Antonio and surrounding counties.


Dr. Mathias named a RWJF Health Policy Fellow

July 29, 2019

He will spend a year in Washington, D.C., working on health-related legislative and regulatory issues with members of Congress and the executive branch.


PeopleSoft core business systems available

July 29, 2019

PeopleSoft core business transactional systems are available with cautions in selected areas.



Our Stories: “Extra care, extra love”

July 26, 2019

Learn how Mays Cancer Center’s oncology nurse Rhonda Swift embodies the calling—the vocation—that is nursing. “Extra care, extra love” is the first in a series of videos—called Our Stories—that will spotlight the amazing work, talents, compassion and e …


Think Science and Discovery Day coming to the Tobin Center

July 25, 2019

UT Health San Antonio is partnering with Texas Public Radio and the Tobin Center for a Think Science and Discovery Day Aug. 10 at the Tobin Center for the Performing Arts.


Gray Foundation grant expands studies of BRCA in breast, ovarian cancer

July 23, 2019

UT Health San Antonio leads consortium examining loss of DNA repair Patrick Sung, D.Phil. Women who inherit harmful mutations in the BRCA1 or BRCA2 gene are at high risk of developing breast and ovarian cancer. According to a recent large study, women …


Faculty to speak at TPR’s Think Science series

July 22, 2019

Sara E. Espinoza, M.D., M.Sc., associate professor of medicine, and Dean L. Kellogg, M.D., Ph.D., professor in the departments of medicine and physiology, will be the featured panelists at Texas Public Radio’s Think Science series at noon, Aug. 16, at the Pearl Garage.


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