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Largest study of CTE finds it in 6% of subjects

June 21, 2019

Nearly 6% of athletes and non-athletes were found to have the neurodegenerative disorder chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE) in the largest, and broadest, study conducted of the disease to date. The findings were published June 14 in the internation …


Dr. Diogenes honored for dental research in pulp biology

June 19, 2019

He has published more than 52 peer-reviewed publications and four book chapters that have generated 1,410 lifetime citations.



Dr. Henrich: Technology accelerator will prevent good ideas from going to waste

June 18, 2019

Dr. William Henrich Medical breakthroughs are the result of arduous research and great effort, but if they are never translated into new therapies, drugs or treatments, they benefit no one. In the field of biomedical research, ideas are especially prec …



Voelcker Fund awards $900,000 for young faculty research

June 18, 2019

William L. Henrich, M.D., MACP, president of UT Health San Antonio, announced that the Max and Minnie Tomerlin Voelcker Fund is giving $1 million to the university to support two research projects and one pilot research project, all conducted by rising young faculty.



Dr. Henrich: Accelerating the pace of biomedical research

June 18, 2019

William L. Henrich, M.D., MACP Better understanding the diseases that most affect our region and nation will enable us to provide patients with improved diagnosis and treatment. With that goal in mind, UT Health San Antonio will strengthen critical res …


Dr. Donly assumes AAPD presidency

June 18, 2019

Kevin Donly, D.D.S., M.S, professor and chair of the Department of Developmental Dentistry in the School of Dentistry at UT Health San Antonio, is the new president of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry. He and other new AAPD officers and trus …


New chair of radiation oncology named

June 18, 2019

Mark Bonnen, M.D. Mark Bonnen, M.D., has been named chairman of the Department of Radiation Oncology in the Long School of Medicine, effective Sept. 1, announced Robert Hromas, M.D., FACP, dean of the school. Dr. Bonnen joins UT Health San Antonio from …



San Antonio designated a Dementia Friendly City

June 17, 2019

The School of Nursing’s Caring for the Caregiver program is championing the Dementia Friendly initiative.


News from the Libraries: June

June 17, 2019

Read about a new exhibit celebrating the contributions of African American academic surgeons to medicine and medical education, plus more news. Read the newsletter


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San Antonio now a Dementia Friendly City

June 15, 2019

SAN ANTONIO (June 15, 2019) ― The School of Nursing at UT Health San Antonio announced today that San Antonio has been named a Dementia Friendly City by Dementia Friendly America. Jacqueline M. McGrath, Ph.D., RN, FNAP, FAAN, vice dean for faculty exce …


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