Research


En Español : Latino childhood obesity materials

October 27, 2016

Four new Spanish-language research briefs, animated videos, and a set of infographics explore the causes of and solutions to Latino childhood obesity, as researched by Salud America!, a national prevention network at the UT Health Science Center at San Antonio and funded by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.



Cara Gonzales, DDS, Ph.D.

TPR: Oral cancer in the cross hairs at dental school

October 14, 2016

In a lab at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, dental researcher Cara Gonzales, D.D.S., Ph.D., shared some promising news. Read the full story



Bess Frost, Ph.D.

Dr. Frost receives New Investigator Award in Alzheimer’s Disease

October 14, 2016

Bess Frost, Ph.D., assistant professor of cell systems and anatomy at the Barshop Institute for Longevity and Aging Studies, has been awarded the 2016 New Investigator Award in Alzheimer’s Disease from the American Federation for Aging Research.




Cookbook aims to fight cancer risks

October 11, 2016

A new cookbook, The Rx Cookbook: Cancer-Fighting Recipes, Restaurants & Markets, aims to help people reduce their cancer risk with recipes based on an anti-inflammatory diet developed by a chef and researchers at the UT Health Science Center.



Brain, stroke

Discovery may lead to new pain-control strategy

October 7, 2016

While it’s not yet a practical answer for chronic pain, a discovery announced Sept. 29 by researchers at the Health Science Center holds out hope for a novel, safe and effective way to control pain at its source.




Study may stem overuse of antibiotics for pneumonia

October 4, 2016

A study coordinated by The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio may stem overuse of antibiotics in treating pneumonia.