Barshop Institute team discovers why liver disease is more severe in older people

October 3, 2023

Lower levels of a protective protein lead to liver inflammation, scarring Researchers at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio (also called UT Health San Antonio) have identified a molecular pathway that connects aging to end-stage liver disease. A set of mechanistic processes, observed in mice fed an ethanol diet to mimic […]




Repurposed drug brings new hope to treat breast cancer

September 27, 2023

Could a drug prescribed for transplant recipients also help some women beat breast cancer? Impressive new findings point to this possibility, according to research conducted at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio (also called UT Health San Antonio).

Virginia Kaklamani, MD, DSc, examines a patient in an examination room.



Community invited to 2023 IIMS Community Engagement Symposium

September 15, 2023

Abstract submissions are now being accepted The community is invited to the 2023 Institute for Integration of Medicine & Science (IIMS) Community Engagement Symposium for a day filled with insightful discussions, networking opportunities and community building. The event will take place Saturday, Dec. 2, at the Neighborhood Place located at 3014 Rivas St., San Antonio, […]