News Releases

Kenneth M. Hargreaves, D.D.S., Ph.D.

$6 million grant to further research on new, nonaddictive pain reliever

April 29, 2019
 

(SAN ANTONIO (April 29, 2019) ― UT Health San Antonio has received a $6 million grant from the Department of Defense to continue work on a new, nonaddictive class of pain relievers. Kenneth Hargreaves, D.D.S., Ph.D., is principal investigator of the four-year grant. It will fund the last phase of preclinical work to identify the […]

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Drug treats Type 2 diabetes in children, team announces

April 29, 2019
 

Results of a recently completed clinical trial of a potential drug to treat Type 2 diabetes in children were announced April 28 at the Pediatric Academic Societies 2019 meeting in Baltimore, Md. The New England Journal of Medicine also published the findings. Study coauthor Jane Lynch, M.D., FAAP, professor of pediatrics at UT Health San […]

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Dialogues on Dementia: Early signs of movement and memory disorders

April 25, 2019
 

Dizziness, falls, changes in blood pressure and sleep alterations can occur for many different reasons and may be harmless, although one should check with a physician. Occasionally, though, they are early signs of movement and memory disorders. The Glenn Biggs Institute for Alzheimer’s and Neurodegenerative Diseases at UT Health San Antonio invites the public to […]

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Peter Loomer, Eileen Breslin, Lourdes Castaneda, Mike Black, Mary DeLay, Amy Shaw Thomas, William Henrich, Gladys Keene, Armando Diaz, Hector Gonzalez and Erika Martinez

Laredo Regional Campus Advisory Council hosts UT System, UT Health San Antonio leadership

April 24, 2019
 

Group reviews current programs in Laredo, discusses plans for future LAREDO (April 24, 2019) ― Collaborative programs for education, clinical care and research was the discussion topic April 4 among leadership of UT Health San Antonio and UT System leadership, and the Laredo Regional Campus Advisory Council (RCAD). The meeting took place at the UT […]

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Nine age-group winners at the 2019 run/walk

Give Cancer the Boot raises $35,000 to help Mays Cancer Center patients

April 23, 2019
 

Light rain didn’t keep 450 runners from participating in the 4th Annual Give Cancer the Boot Survivorship 5K Run/Walk. The April 6 event took place at the Mays Cancer Center, home of UT Health San Antonio MD Anderson Cancer Center. This year’s run was the first chip-timed 5K event, with participants receiving a specially designed […]

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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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