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.
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.
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.
March 8, 2021
Reflecting our commitment to the health of the community, UT Health San Antonio and all of its locations will continue to follow all COVID-19 safety protocols, including the requirement to wear masks.
March 4, 2021
Individuals with cancer who get COVID-19 are more likely to have severe illness and higher death rates compared to the general public. This study aims to help prevent worse outcomes in patients with cancer and COVID-19