News Releases

St. Louis program to help Fongang study Alzheimer’s-vascular interplay

April 23, 2019

Bernard Fongang, Ph.D., of the Glenn Biggs Institute for Alzheimer’s and Neurodegenerative Diseases and assistant professor in the Department of Biochemistry and Structural Biology and the Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, has been selected to participate in the PRIDE CVD-CGE Program, a research enrichment activity offered by Washington University at St. Louis. The primary objective […]

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Geriatric marmosets moving to the Southwest National Primate Research Center

April 18, 2019

Note: Texas Biomed and UT Health San Antonio are teaming up to house the country’s largest marmoset colony dedicated to aging research. This story was posted on April 18, which is Biomedical Research Awareness Day. This day was created to educate students and the public on the importance of biomedical research and the humane use […]

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Study tracks unpredictability of intimate partner violence

April 18, 2019

Tragically, one of every three American women will experience intimate partner violence during her lifetime. Victims suffer not only physical injuries but are at increased risk of mental disorders. This violence is often unpredictable, which may be its worst trait. Not knowing what will come next is sometimes a stronger predictor of a woman’s health […]

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Melva Perez Andrews, M.B.A., OTR, CLVT, Gladys Keene, M.D., and Jacqueline Chan, O.D., FAAO

Low-vision health event draws more than 200 Laredoans

April 16, 2019

LAREDO (April 16. 2019) ― It was standing room only at the Laredo Regional Campus of UT Health San Antonio for a community health fair and educational program focusing on vision changes in elders. “We had a great turnout,” said Regional Dean Gladys Keene, M.D., describing the April 6 event. “We had more than 200 […]

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Mark and Scott Kelly

NASA Twins Study includes team from UT Health San Antonio

April 15, 2019

What happens to an astronaut who is aboard the International Space Station for a year? How do the health effects compare to his twin brother who remains on Earth? – Kumar Sharma, M.D., and Manjula Darshi, Ph.D., from UT Health San Antonio’s Center for Renal Precision Medicine, together with Brinda Rana, Ph.D., from the University […]

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TechNovum to accelerate translation of discoveries

April 5, 2019

UT Health San Antonio, the city’s main biomedical research institution, announces the establishment of TechNovum, a technology commercialization accelerator. TechNovum will pair UT Health San Antonio faculty investigators with mentors from the business community, and coach them through the market validation of their biomedical products, preparation of a business plan, and pitching their technologies. The […]

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