News Releases


Earlier, less-expensive dementia screening is goal of SA Medical Foundation-funded study

April 30, 2021

Detecting dementia earlier — and at much lower cost — is the goal of a San Antonio Medical Foundation grant awarded to The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio (UT Health San Antonio), The University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA) and the South Texas Veterans Health Care System. The project’s impetus […]



Monica Verduzco-Gutierrez, MD

Monica Verduzco-Gutierrez, MD, answers questions about stroke rehabilitation

April 29, 2021

May is National Stroke Awareness Month — the perfect time to remind us of the F-A-S-T way to detect a stroke: FACE drooping ARM weakness SPEECH difficulty TIME to call 911 Time lost is brain lost, so if you or a loved one think a stroke has occurred, seek help FAST. Monica Verduzco-Gutierrez, MD, professor […]



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Diseases affect brain’s networks selectively, BrainMap analysis affirms

April 28, 2021

The brain possesses a complex architecture of functional networks as its information-processing machinery. Is the brain’s network architecture itself a target of disease? If so, which networks are associated with which diseases? What can this tell us about the underlying causes of brain disorders? Building on the extraordinary progress in neuroscience made over the past […]



Opioid crisis in the United States

Renowned opioid crisis researchers to address Texas Substance Use Symposium

April 26, 2021

Contact: Will Sansom, 210-567-2579, sansom@uthscsa.edu   SAN ANTONIO — TxMOUD (Texas Medication for Opioid Use Disorder) at UT Health San Antonio and The University of Texas at Austin College of Pharmacy is proud to announce that two nationally recognized authorities on the opioid crisis will be featured speakers at the 2021 Texas Substance Use Symposium […]



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San Antonio partners pioneer surgery aimed at reversing Type 2 diabetes

April 22, 2021

First patient to receive fat extraction surgery has improved health. Contact: Will Sansom, 210-567-2579, sansom@uthscsa.edu SAN ANTONIO (April 22, 2021) — The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio (also referred to as UT Health San Antonio), University Health and Texas Biomedical Research Institute are reporting promising results following a minimally invasive procedure […]




Important message: COVID-19 vaccines are available at UT Health San Antonio

April 20, 2021

Appointments are available to all persons 16 and older to receive the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine at UT Health San Antonio. Everyone vaccinated will be scheduled to return in 21 days for their second dose. Register now at https://schedule.utmedicinesa.com. People who have family, friends and acquaintances who need the COVID-19 vaccine can share the vaccine scheduling […]