In the News

KENS 5: Air Force vet behind lifesaving whole blood transfusions in S.A.

August 6, 2019

Dr. Donald Jenkins from the Department of Surgery’s Division of Trauma & Emergency Surgery was featured in the story below about whole blood transfusions saving lives. Read the story


KENS 5: UT Health bringing care straight to communities with Mobile Health Unit

July 18, 2019

The unit is equipped to provide physicals, vaccinations, urgent care examinations, pediatric and adult health services, and more. Read the story


News 4: New therapy treatment could stop brain trauma seizures

July 17, 2019

Every year in San Antonio 30-40 people end up in a hospital with a traumatic brain injury, but the work being done by Dr. Mark Shapiro could make the effect of those a thing of the past. View the story


KENS 5: UT Health San Antonio wins grant to study schizophrenia

July 10, 2019

Dr. Jennifer Donegan is working with rats to find better medications to treat the disease – eventually in humans. View the story


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 […]


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