Research


Study cites risk of low-stress surgery for the frail

November 18, 2019

The study offers guidance to surgeons, patients and families about whether a frail patient should undergo surgery, particularly elective procedures.




UT Health San Antonio receives funding from the UT System to expand sites of care

November 14, 2019

While still in the early planning phase, this expansion will transform patient care in multiple sub-specialties with the critical integration of advanced medical research from San Antonio’s leading academic health organization.



Employee spotlight: New COO Andrea Marks sets strategy for growth

November 13, 2019

By Jennifer Meek Andrea Marks has spent her career managing money, but her most meaningful accomplishment doesn’t have any zeros at the end of it. She’s most proud of raising her two sons into strong-minded and independent young adults, traits she’s demonstrated herself as chief financial officer of UT Health San Antonio for nearly a […]


Rapamycin prevents age-related brain vascular deterioration, study shows

November 11, 2019

This finding, if furthered, holds implications for aging in general and perhaps offers an avenue to prevent Alzheimer’s dementia in some people.



Make money by brushing your teeth

November 7, 2019

The School of Dentistry is recruiting participants for two research studies that involve brushing your teeth twice a day with an electric toothbrush.



Opioid crisis in the United States

New initiative seeks to turn tide on opioid use disorder

November 7, 2019

Most of us know someone who has been touched by substance use disorder, if not in our practices, in our families, friends and communities. Research has shown that substance use disorders are a leading cause of disease and death in the United States and directly cause cancer, overdose death, psychiatric disorders and suicide. In fact, […]