UT Health San Antonio develops tool that counts brain lesions in seconds

July 14, 2023

An artificial intelligence (AI) tool developed at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio accurately counts brain lesions on MRI scans within seconds. Once it is adapted to the clinic, the AI tool should help neuroradiologists to evaluate patients’ brain diseases at earlier stages.




Grants program awards research seed money to benefit community

July 6, 2023

  For School of Nursing PhD student Shanae Rhodes, BSN, RN, being one of six 2021-22 Community Engagement Small Project Grants program awardees was a game changer that would enable her to delve further into a topic close to her heart. She was thrilled to learn that her community-based participatory research project — Mixed Methods […]




Could enhancing the body’s own marijuana-like chemical treat Alzheimer’s?

June 23, 2023

  Can the body’s naturally occurring “pot” be boosted in the brain to treat Alzheimer’s disease? A researcher at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio is studying that intriguing question with $4.4 million in newly awarded funding from the National Institutes of Health. Delta9-tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), derived from marijuana or cannabis plants, […]




People who preserve ‘immune resilience’ live longer, resist infections

June 13, 2023

Multinational study identifies immune resilience as a factor that influences life span, HIV/AIDS, flu, sepsis mortality, recurrent skin cancer and COVID-19 mortality Researchers from The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, working with collaborators in five countries, today revealed that the capacity to resist or recover from infections and other sources of […]