Research

Dr. Eileen Breslin, Carolyn Jones, John Franklin and Mary Henrich

Compassion of nurses showcased at Nursing Advisory Council Luncheon

May 17, 2019
 

A presentation by photographer and filmmaker Carolyn Jones took guests attending the Nursing Advisory Council Luncheon on a journey showing the diversity, creativity, compassion and dedication of nurses, as told through their personal stories. The presentation played to an appreciative audience of more than 300 that included UT Health San Antonio School of Nursing faculty, staff […]

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Dr. Singh receives UT System’s Translational STARs award

May 15, 2019
 

Brij B. Singh, Ph.D., associate dean for research in the School of Dentistry and professor of periodontics, has received a Translational STARs Award from the UT System. The award comes with a $500,000 grant. His research background integrates multiple fields of basic and translational sciences that span from biochemical and physiological regulations in salivary gland […]

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Study says Hispanics face unique obstacles to health

May 15, 2019
 

U.S. Latinos face unaffordable housing, unreliable public transportation and a lack of green space, which contributes to health inequities, according to a new research review from Salud America!, a national network for health equity at UT Health San Antonio.

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Dr. Ramirez to chair newly named Department of Population Health Sciences

May 13, 2019
 

Amelie G. Ramirez, Dr.P.H., founder and director of the Institute for Health Promotion Research at UT Health San Antonio and a leading health disparities researcher, will lead the newly named Department of Population Health Sciences.

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Kenneth M. Hargreaves, D.D.S., Ph.D.

Opioid crisis: UT Health looking to replace highly addictive drugs

April 30, 2019
 

Kenneth Hargreaves, D.D.S., Ph.D., is principal investigator of the four-year grant.

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Breakthrough drug treats Type 2 diabetes in children, researchers say

April 30, 2019
 

Results of a recently completed clinical trial of a potential drug to treat Type 2 diabetes in children were announced April 28 at the Pediatric Academic Societies 2019 meeting in Baltimore, Maryland. The New England Journal of Medicine also published the findings. Study coauthor Jane Lynch, M.D., FAAP, professor of pediatrics at UT Health San […]

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