Research


Licensing agreements target spinal cord injury, cancer

June 23, 2017

UT Health San Antonio and UT Health Houston announced agreements June 23 to grant exclusive global licenses for two unique biologic therapeutics to AlaMab Therapeutics Inc.



Foundation increases grant for liver cancer research

June 22, 2017

The Clayton Foundation for Research is supporting UT Health San Antonio in the development of a biorepository and new strategies for treating hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC), which is the most common liver cancer in adults. The gift originally provided $300,000 in research support each year for five years, but the foundation recently increased the grant to […]


2018-2019 budget finalized

June 22, 2017

In the final days of the 85th Texas legislative session, a budget was submitted to Gov. Greg Abbott for his signature to fund higher education for the 2018-2019 biennium, a specified time frame of two years.


Research

Voelcker Fund approves $2.3 million for UT Health research

June 16, 2017

Trustees of the Max and Minnie Tomerlin Voelcker Fund have approved more than $2.3 million in new research funding for rising investigators at UT Health San Antonio.



Insomnia

Study shows insomnia in military can be treated without medications

June 15, 2017

A new study published online in the journal Sleep found that cognitive-behavioral therapy for insomnia , a form of talk therapy, was highly effective with an active duty population.




Director named for UT Health Cancer Center

June 13, 2017

Ruben A. Mesa, M.D., professor of medicine and chair of the Division of Hematology & Medical Oncology at the Mayo Clinic in Arizona and deputy director of the Mayo Clinic Cancer Center, has been named director of the UT Health Cancer Center.