News Releases


January 30, 2018
 

SAN ANTONIO (Jan. 30, 2018) ― William L. Henrich, M.D., MACP, president of The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio (UT Health San Antonio), announced today that the Mays Family Foundation is increasing its legacy gift supporting the UT Health San Antonio Cancer Center to $30 million. Today’s $25 million contribution builds […]

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Guangming Zhong, M.D., Ph.D., Department of Microbiology, Immunology & Molecular Genetics, UT Health San Antonio
January 25, 2018
 

Discovery has vaccine implications Exposing the gut to chlamydia protects against subsequent infection in the genital tract and other tissues, researchers from UT Health San Antonio discovered. Chlamydia is the nation’s most common sexually transmitted disease and causes infertility, ectopic pregnancy and pelvic inflammatory disease if left untreated. “This research emphasizes the pre-exposure of chlamydia […]

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Brooke Fina, LCSW, associate professor of psychiatry, meets with a service member regarding a research study involving Prolonged Exposure therapy for PTSD.
January 23, 2018
 

SAN ANTONIO (Jan. 23, 2018) ― In its first-ever randomized clinical trial with an active-duty military population, Prolonged Exposure (PE), a top treatment for post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), was found effective for combat PTSD. The therapy led to significant symptom reductions and a loss of PTSD diagnosis in nearly half of study participants, with treatment […]

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Is lifestyle important for preventing dementia?

January 18, 2018
 

Understand brain diseases with the Glenn Biggs Institute at a new free series that’s open to the public WHAT          The Glenn Biggs Institute for Alzheimer’s & Neurodegenerative Diseases, a new institute of UT Health San Antonio, is kicking off its “Dialogue on Dementia” educational series. This series is free and open to the public as a […]

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Greehey Children's Cancer Research Institute
January 18, 2018
 

The Greehey Children’s Cancer Research Institute at UT Health San Antonio is on an impressive and rising trajectory as 2018 begins. This includes the recruitment of seven new faculty members, further bolstering the Alamo City’s thriving biosciences sector. Extramural funding for the Greehey Institute totaled $11.1 million in the state fiscal year ending Aug. 31, […]

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January 11, 2018
 

The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio (UT Health San Antonio) and The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center applaud the actions of the San Antonio City Council today in voting to implement an ordinance that would raise the minimum legal age of sale for all tobacco products from 18 to […]

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