Research

Dr. Ricardo Aguiar, UT Health San Antonio

Team uncovers novel epigenetic changes in leukemia

May 9, 2017

UT Health San Antonio researchers have discovered epigenetic changes that contribute to one-fifth of cases of acute myeloid leukemia (AML), an aggressive cancer that arises out of the blood-forming cells in bone marrow.



Heart

New cardiac technique treats afib, a risk factor for stroke

May 3, 2017

UT Health San Antonio physicians recently introduced a new technique to treat atrial fibrillation.



Diabetes research breakthrough at UT Health San Antonio

Diabetes breakthrough increases insulin producing cells

April 20, 2017

A potential cure for Type 1 diabetes looms on the horizon in San Antonio, and the novel approach would also allow Type 2 diabetics to stop insulin shots.




New research websites now live

April 12, 2017

Last year, the Office of the Vice President for Research collaborated with the WebLife team to create a new online presence for the research enterprise at UT Health San Antonio.




Liver cancer in Latinos linked to contaminated food

April 5, 2017

A new UT Health San Antonio study found that Latinos with liver cancer had much higher levels of aflatoxins than those without liver cancer.



Big Give 2017 for UT Health research, poison center

April 4, 2017

The Big Give, set for May 4, is South Central Texas’ 24-hour online day of online giving fueled by the power of generous donors, creative nonprofits, social media, collaboration, and you.