An oral cancer screening ‘can be lifesaving’

April 23, 2024

April is Oral Cancer Awareness Month Oral and oropharyngeal cancers account for more than 58,000 new cancer cases each year in the U.S. alone, according to the Oral Cancer Foundation. Early detection is crucial for successful treatment, making routine dental checkups more than about clean teeth and fresh breath. April is Oral Cancer Awareness Month, and dentists […]

Learning and fun abound at 2024 Viva Science SA

April 22, 2024

Keynote speaker discusses stroke trial and health literacy More than 1,500 community members attended the 2024 Viva Science SA event Saturday, April 20, at the Witte Museum. The free, family-friendly event drew people of all ages who enjoyed a day of scientific education and fun by gazing into microscopes, learning about different science disciplines and […]

Construction of Center for Brain Health more than a third complete

April 18, 2024

Construction on the $100 million Center for Brain Health, a new patient care and clinical trials facility of UT Health San Antonio, is now about 35% complete, with full completion expected by September 2025 and an anticipated opening in December 2025. The Center for Brain Health — located at 4940 Charles Katz Drive — is […]

UT Health San Antonio receives nearly $4 million for trauma research, patient care

April 12, 2024

Written by Claire Kowalick The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio (also called UT Health San Antonio) was awarded nearly $4 million in grant funding from the Trauma Research and Combat Casualty Care Collaborative (TRC4). TRC4 is a University of Texas System initiative that works to support trauma care research and improve patient […]

University community invited to 2024 Viva Science SA April 20

April 11, 2024

  It’s that time of year again. The Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences (GSBS) is inviting the university community as well as friends, family, co-workers and neighbors to attend UT Health San Antonio’s annual Viva Science SA, a fun-filled event with engaging activities for all ages including a science fair with posters by local scientists, […]

San Antonio Latino cancer survivors, we need you! 

April 9, 2024

  Are you a Latino cancer survivor? Avanzando Caminos is a clinical trial that aims to enroll 1,500 Latino cancer survivors in South Texas to help unpack the social, cultural, behavioral, mental, biological and medical influences on post-cancer life. The study, led by Amelie Ramirez, DrPH, MPH, of UT Health San Antonio and the Mays Cancer […]