Research

Nursing faculty member joins initiative to improve veterans’ health care

December 21, 2016

M. Danet Lapiz-Bluhm, Ph.D., RN, associate professor in the School of Nursing, has been named a collaborative academic research member of a two-year initiative called the Veterans’ Action League. The multistate project will empower veterans to have an active voice in how veteran health care is delivered in the future. In her role as the […]


Drs. Huang, Otto tapped to lead cancer center

December 15, 2016

Tim Huang, Ph.D., was named interim director, and Randy Otto, M.D., was appointed as director for clinical affairs and physician-in-chief at the UT Health San Antonio MD Anderson Cancer Center


Exercise

NIH study to gain molecular insights into benefits of exercise

December 13, 2016

UT Health Science San Antonio and the UT Medical Branch at Galveston are teaming up to study how exercise changes the body at the molecular level.




Thousands to gather for breast cancer symposium

December 5, 2016

More than 7,000 oncologists, cancer researchers and patient advocates will converge on San Antonio Dec. 6-10 for the 39th San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium (SABCS) in the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center.




$2.3 million grant to help diagnose Alzheimer’s, other diseases

November 29, 2016

The John L. Santikos Charitable Foundation, a fund of the San Antonio Area Foundation, on Nov. 1 announced a three-year, $2.3 million grant to UT Health San Antonio for high-powered radiological equipment to diagnose Alzheimer’s disease and other age-related conditions.




Study: Veterans with epilepsy more at risk of death

November 28, 2016

U.S. Iraq and Afghanistan war veterans with epilepsy were more than twice as likely to die between 2011 and 2015 as were similar veterans without epilepsy.