Research

Martin Paukert, MD, assistant professor of cellular and integrative physiology at UT Health San Antonio.

Drinking alcohol blocks a chemical that promotes attention

December 22, 2020

In a new paper, researchers from UT Health San Antonio report brain chemistry that may contribute to why drinkers have difficulty paying attention while under the influence.




UT Health San Antonio, UT Southwestern get $1 million to establish brain bank program

December 3, 2020

Through this initiative, families throughout Texas will have access to vital brain donation services and researchers will be able to diagnose numerous neurodegenerative disorders using brain autopsy tissue.



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UT Health San Antonio leads the way in local health care economic impact

November 24, 2020

With a total workforce of 7,100, an operating budget of nearly $1 billion and missions of teaching, research and patient care, UT Health San Antonio is viewed as the catalyst for the local health care industry.



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Can a statin maintain the health of adults 75 and older?

November 20, 2020

PREVENTABLE clinical trial at UT Health San Antonio recruiting 450 volunteers.




Researcher receives $100,000 grant from The Mary Kay Foundation

November 9, 2020

Zhijie “Jason” Liu, PhD, assistant professor of molecular medicine in the Joe R. and Teresa Lozano Long School of Medicine and an investigator with the Mays Cancer Center, will leverage the $100,000 Mary Kay Foundation grant to study estrogen receptor alpha (ERα), a biomarker of breast cancer.




Collaborative research projects accelerate bioscience innovation in San Antonio

November 9, 2020

UT Health San Antonio faculty are collaborating with other scientists in San Antonio on newly funded projects to advance research on aging, cancer, COVID-19 and trauma care.