UT Health San Antonio, University Health trial shows bionic pancreas improves type 1 diabetes management compared to standard insulin delivery methods

October 3, 2022

  A device known as a bionic pancreas, which uses next-generation technology to automatically deliver insulin, was more effective at maintaining blood glucose (sugar) levels within normal range than standard-of-care management among people with type 1 diabetes, a new multicenter clinical trial has found. The trial, conducted partly at UT Health San Antonio and clinical […]

Photo of a child measuring her sugar level in a doctor's office.



Noted lupus researcher receives UT System Faculty STARs award

September 29, 2022

The University of Texas System has awarded Laurence Morel, PhD, with a Faculty Science and Technology Acquisition and Retention (STARs) award in the amount of $1.4 million to establish a new research laboratory and program at UT Health San Antonio focused on systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE). Dr. Morel, a noted SLE researcher, joined the institution […]



Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences welcomes new PhD candidates

September 21, 2022

As part of its 50th anniversary year celebrations, UT Health San Antonio’s Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences honored 46 PhD candidates in a white coat ceremony on Sept. 16, 2022. The milestone event honors those who passed their qualifying exams, transitioning from a PhD student to a PhD candidate.