San Antonio research institutions announce partnership in precision therapeutics

October 15, 2019
 

The new San Antonio Partnership for Precision Therapeutics (SA PPT) is being established by UT Health San Antonio, Texas Biomedical Research Institute (Texas Biomed), the University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA) and Southwest Research Institute (SwRI®).

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UT Health San Antonio community urged to conserve energy

September 9, 2019
 

High summer temperatures and increased power usage means the Texas power grid has a decreased power reserve available for the entire state, increasing the probability of rolling blackouts.

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Fox 29: Local nurses help save shark attack victim

August 8, 2019
 

Two quick-thinking nurses from San Antonio are being hailed as heroes after helping save a shark attack victim off the Florida coast. Watch the full story at Fox 29

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Stewards of the P.I. Nixon Library

June 28, 2019
 

By Brandon Armstead Tucked away on the fifth floor of the Briscoe Library is a room with large windows on its double doors. This allows one to see several objects, including a rhinestone-studded skeleton, sepia portrait of a distinguished gentleman and an entire wall of books. Here, you will meet Andrea Schorr, head of resource […]

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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 drugs have shown promise in dramatically reducing the size of tumors. See the Express-News coverage of this […]

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KSAT 12: Local scientists help discover new genes to identify risk for Alzheimer’s

June 4, 2019
 

The largest Alzheimer’s study in the world involved scientists at UT Health San Antonio. Watch the full story at KSAT 12

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