Brain donations give researchers a fuller story of Alzheimer’s disease

June 14, 2024

The Biggs Institute is one of 33 centers in the nation recognized as a National Institute on Aging (NIA)- designated Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center and leads as a center in the number of Hispanic patients served, contributing to care for an underserved population as well as representation in research.

School of Dentistry to launch new Center for Regenerative Sciences

June 11, 2024

The UT Health Science Center San Antonio School of Dentistry will launch a Center for Regenerative Sciences in the fall of 2024. The research initiative will expand the school’s existing work in regenerative endodontics, dental and craniofacial development and stem cells.

A digital illustration of stem cells.

Voelcker Fund supports research for early career investigators at UT Health San Antonio

June 6, 2024

The Max and Minnie Tomerlin Voelcker Fund recently awarded $800,000 to UT Health San Antonio to support research projects from early career investigators. Voelcker Fund Young Investigator Awards The Voelcker Fund Young Investigator Awards provide each recipient with a total of $350,000 in funding allocated over three years to support emerging researchers conducting biomedical research. […]

American Cancer Society awards nearly $1 million to UT Health San Antonio cancer researcher

May 31, 2024

Zhijie “Jason” Liu, PhD, associate professor in the Department of Molecular Medicine in the Joe R. and Teresa Lozano Long School of Medicine at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio (UT Health San Antonio) and CPRIT (Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas) Scholar in Cancer Research, received a grant from […]