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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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‘Get Waivered TX’ opioid treatment training program launches March 2

February 25, 2019

SAN ANTONIO (Feb. 22, 2018) ― Jennifer Sharpe Potter, Ph.D., M.P.H., from UT Health San Antonio, has received a $1 million contract to train health care professionals throughout Texas in how to use buprenorphine to treat patients with opioid use disord …


Online service to promote mental health, wellness

February 25, 2019

A new online tool is now available to bring mental health information and services to the entire UT Health San Antonio community, including students, residents, faculty and staff. TAO, which stands for Therapy Assistance Online, was introduced by the S …



Biggs institute hosts Dialogue on Dementia at the Tobin Center

February 25, 2019

View the video: The Biggs institute: Transforming the treatment of dementia to serve South Texas families More than 200 people gathered at the Tobin Center in downtown San Antonio Feb. 24 to hear the latest news and research about Alzheimer’s disease a …



J.M.R. Barker Foundation donates $2.5 million for biobank to study diseases including cancer and Alzheimer’s

February 22, 2019

By Catherine Duncan A $2.5 million gift from the J.M.R. Barker Foundation will allow UT Health San Antonio to establish a centralized biobank that will accelerate the pace of biomedical research and further support the university’s national leadership …



UT Health San Antonio researchers awarded $3 million for cancer studies

February 22, 2019

UT Health San Antonio faculty researchers will receive $3 million in new grants announced Feb. 21 by the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas (CPRIT).


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