BioMed SA honors lifesaving military medicine innovations of Drs. Peterson, Pruitt

September 17, 2018
 

Sept. 13 was a banner night for UT Health San Antonio faculty Alan L. Peterson, Ph.D., ABPP, and Basil A. Pruitt Jr., M.D., as BioMed SA presented them with its top awards for the year. In front of an audience of 500 at The Vista at Valero, Dr. Peterson received the 2018 Award for Innovation […]

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The Long School of Medicine at 50: Incredible changes, incredible alumni and incredible students

September 11, 2018
 

As part of an ongoing, yearlong celebration, we interviewed three active faculty, two founding faculty, a distinguished alumnus and a medical student about what the school’s milestone means to them.

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Research suggests window is short to address nerve damage in MS

August 29, 2018
 

Can nerve damage in multiple sclerosis (MS) be reversed? Within what time frame would a therapy be effective? How long do patients have before their disease is too advanced to treat? New research by Manzoor Bhat, M.S., Ph.D., of UT Health San Antonio, has yielded interesting clues. The findings, reported in the July 11 issue […]

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Toxic ‘zombie’ cells seen for first time in Alzheimer’s

August 27, 2018
 

A type of cellular stress known to be involved in cancer and aging has now been implicated, for the first time, in Alzheimer’s disease.

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Toxic ‘zombie’ cells seen for 1st time in Alzheimer’s

August 27, 2018
 

A type of cellular stress known to be involved in cancer and aging has now been implicated, for the first time, in Alzheimer’s disease. UT Health San Antonio faculty researchers reported the discovery Aug. 20 in the journal Aging Cell. The team found that the stress, called cellular senescence, is associated with harmful tau protein […]

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CPRIT awards $2.7 million to UT Health San Antonio

August 27, 2018
 

A $1.3 million grant will enhance tobacco screening.

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