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Registration is open for the San Antonio Compassionate Institute 2021

May 24, 2021

The second annual San Antonio Compassion Institute 2021 kicks off June 1. Health care professionals, educators, research specialists, businesspersons, security providers and faith leaders are invited to register.



UT Health San Antonio research team tackles childhood obesity with five-year, $1 million grant from Baptist Health Foundation

April 9, 2021

The potentially groundbreaking research led by principal investigator Lily Q. Dong, PhD, professor of cell systems and anatomy at UT Health San Antonio, is testing whether there is a genetic marker of early insulin resistance in youth that could be controlled, thereby preventing obesity and development of Type 2 diabetes. Currently, most studies and treatment focus on adults, and pediatric anti-obesity drugs have limited effect.




UT Health San Antonio, UTSA develop strategic partnership to advance health and wellness initiatives

April 9, 2021

Efforts include the site of a new medical care facility for San Antonians and a comprehensive sports medicine program for UTSA student-athletes.



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UT Health San Antonio to open new multispecialty care facility this fall

April 6, 2021

UT Health San Antonio is expanding its health care footprint with the opening of UT Health De Zavala, a new multispecialty health facility near I-10 and 1604.




A cornerstone of research-based medicine

March 29, 2021

The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio broke ground and unveiled the cornerstone for the UT Health San Antonio Multispecialty and Research Hospital, a destination center for research and treatment of cancer and other complex diseases that disproportionately impact the people of South Texas.




In Memoriam: Teresa Lozano Long, precious benefactor and friend to UT Health San Antonio

March 22, 2021

Mrs. Long died March 21 at the age of 92. Her legacy lives on in the more than 307 physicians, nurses, health professionals and MD/PhD students whose education at the UT Health Science Center has been funded by scholarships from Teresa Lozano Long and her husband of 63 years, Joe R. Long.