Research


Will medication make seniors more buff?

December 14, 2018
 

UT Health San Antonio researchers seek participants for a clinical research study to evaluate whether a medication will increase muscle function and mass in older adults. “As we age, the size and strength of our muscles decline. This is called sarcopenia,” said study lead investigator Nicolas Musi, M.D., director of the Sam and Ann Barshop […]

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Dr. Potter: End the Opioid Crisis, a TEDx San Antonio presentation

December 14, 2018
 

View the presentation The opioid crisis rose to prominence at a shocking rate. And the trail of destruction left in its wake has damaged relationships, families, and communities. With more than 72,000 Americans dying from drug overdoses and 2.4 million struggling with opioid addiction, there is no time to lose in addressing this epidemic. We […]

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Community event at the Tobin Center to shed light on dementia

December 11, 2018
 

UT Health San Antonio’s Glenn Biggs Institute for Alzheimer’s & Neurodegenerative Diseases, in collaboration with the Alzheimer’s Association, will hold a free public event on dementia on Sunday, Feb. 24, 3 to 5:30 p.m., at the Tobin Center. The event, part of the “Dialogue on Dementia” series, will feature renowned physicians and scientists for an […]

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In memoriam: Charles A. Coltman Jr., M.D.

December 6, 2018
 

Dr. Coltman was professor of hematology and medical oncology at UT Health San Antonio from 1977 to 2010.

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Dr. Virginia Kaklamani

Breast Cancer Symposium leads way to new treatments

December 6, 2018
 

Founded, owned and operated by UT Health San Antonio, SABCS began in 1977 as a one-day regional conference. Over the past 41 years, the meeting has grown into a five-day international conference.

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Molecular medicine professor Dr. Morita receives Rising STARs award

December 3, 2018
 

Dr. Morita’s research focuses on how obesity increases risks of cancer, and anti-cancer drugs called mTOR inhibitors, which slow the growth of cancer cells.

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