Novel brain injury treatment tested in 1st human subject

June 15, 2022

Drug conceived at UT Health San Antonio was safe, effective in animal studies Contact: Will Sansom, 210-567-2579, sansom@uthscsa.edu SAN ANTONIO, TEXAS, AND GROTON, CONN. (Wednesday, June 15, 2022) — An experimental brain injury medication conceived in laboratories at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio (UT Health San Antonio) was tested Tuesday, […]

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Long School of Medicine’s first Nasta Symposium to feature discussion on infertility and reproductive concerns

June 14, 2022

Contact: Eileen Teves, 210-450-7239, tevese@uthscsa.edu SAN ANTONIO (June 14, 2022) – UT Health San Antonio’s Long School of Medicine Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology welcomes researchers, faculty, staff, residents, students, alumni and community providers to attend its inaugural event, the Dr. Armando Nasta Symposium on Gynecologic Innovation, on Friday, June 17. “There is extensive ongoing […]


Mays Cancer Center receives grants, continued support from American Cancer Society

June 13, 2022

Contact: Eileen Teves, 210-450-7239, tevese@uthscsa.edu SAN ANTONIO (June 13, 2022) – In late April, American Cancer Society (ACS) awarded the Mays Cancer Center, home to UT Health San Antonio MD Anderson Cancer Center, two check donations in the amounts of $480,000 for an institutional research grant and $65,000 for cancer support grants. Both checks were […]


$10 million from Bexar County to assist School of Public Health development

June 9, 2022

UT Health San Antonio, UTSA collaborate to reduce health disparities, train public health professionals Contact: Will Sansom, UT Health San Antonio, 210-567-2579, sansom@uthscsa.edu Joe Izbrand, UTSA, 210-458-8754, joe.izbrand@utsa.edu SAN ANTONIO (June 9, 2022) — Bexar County Commissioners Court gave preliminary approval June 7 to award $10 million to UT Health San Antonio and The University […]

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Rapamycin increases Alzheimer’s-associated plaques in mice, study finds

June 7, 2022

The research also reveals a novel way to decrease the plaques. This is a potential drug target. Contact: Will Sansom, (210) 567-2579, sansom@uthscsa.edu SAN ANTONIO (June 7, 2022) — Researchers from The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio (UT Health San Antonio) have found that oral administration of rapamycin to an Alzheimer’s […]

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