Research

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

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Postdoc fellow named Health Disparities Research Institute Scholar

July 11, 2019
 

Kelly McGlothen-Bell, Ph.D., RN,  nurse researcher and postdoctoral fellow at UT Health San Antonio, has been selected as a 2019 Health Disparities Research Institute Scholar by the National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities. She will be one of 50 scholars attending the 2019 NIMHD Health Disparities Research Institute in August. The research institute […]

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President Henrich: A stellar research report

July 11, 2019
 

Sponsored awards have increased by 27% compared to May of 2018, in large part due to the $17.9 million award to the School of Nursing for the Health and Human Services Commission Texas Targeted Opioid Response grant.

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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

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UT Health San Antonio gains accreditation from association for lab animal use

July 8, 2019
 

UT Health San Antonio has received full accreditation from the Association for Assessment and Accreditation of Laboratory Animal Care International (AAALAC) for the laboratory animal care and use program, announced Andrea Giuffrida, Ph.D., vice president for research. The three-year accreditation “is recognized around the world as a symbol of high quality animal care and use […]

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Jennifer Donegan, Ph.D.

Novel gene therapy reduces schizophrenia symptoms

July 8, 2019
 

Human research has shown that the hippocampus is hyperactive in schizophrenia, Dr. Donegan said. It is like a car engine that idles too high in park.

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