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Boosting liver mRNAs curbs appetite, body weight in obese mice

April 6, 2022

In a breakthrough discovery, scientists at UT Health San Antonio reported that inhibiting a liver enzyme in obese mice decreased the rodents’ appetite, increased energy expenditure in fat tissues and resulted in weight loss.




Fiesta river parade float celebrates the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences

April 5, 2022

UT Health San Antonio’s float in the Texas Cavaliers River Parade, April 4, celebrated the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences’ 50th anniversary. The theme for this year’s river parade was Texas Alfresco, celebrating the Texas outdoor experience. The faculty, staff and students from the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences wore their white lab coats with […]



UT Health San Antonio’s annual family-friendly event highlighting science returns to the Witte Museum

April 5, 2022

Contact: Eileen Teves, 210-450-7239, tevese@uthscsa.edu SAN ANTONIO, April 5, 2022 – This Fiesta, UT Health San Antonio’s Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences (GSBS) is hosting its annual Viva Science SA℠ on Saturday, April 9 inside the Mays Family Center at The Witte Museum. Viva Science SA℠ was paused in 2020 and 2021 due to the […]


Speech-language pathology is the best treatment for aphasia.

UT Health San Antonio offers summer program for people with aphasia

April 1, 2022

Although stroke is the most common cause, aphasia can also occur due to traumatic brain injury or neurodegenerative disorders. The Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders at UT Health San Antonio is hosting a summer program to help people with aphasia improve their communication skills.



Outside view of the School of Nursing building.

U.S. News & World Report ranks UT Health San Antonio’s Doctor of Nursing program 67th in nation

April 1, 2022

“At UT Health San Antonio School of Nursing, we are doing everything it takes to develop diverse nurse leaders to improve health and health care through education, research, practice and community engagement,” said School of Nursing Dean Eileen T. Breslin, PhD, RN, FAAN.




Oral Cancer Awareness month: What you need to know

March 31, 2022

The UT Health San Antonio School of Dentistry has partnered with The Oral Cancer Foundation to host The San Antonio Oral Cancer Walk on Saturday, April 23, in observance of the 22nd Annual Oral Cancer Awareness Month.