National Academy of Inventors to induct Jean Jiang, PhD, of UT Health

December 12, 2022

Studies of cell channels lead to therapeutic antibodies in clinical trials Jean X. Jiang, PhD, whose pioneering research has given rise to potential bone cancer and brain injury therapeutics currently under evaluation in clinical trials, will be inducted as a Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors, the academy announced Dec. 8. Jiang is professor […]

UT Health San Antonio School of Dentistry’s research program has record-breaking year

December 8, 2022

UT Health San Antonio School of Dentistry secured nearly $35 million in total research grants during its 2022 fiscal year, which ended Aug. 31. This sets a new record for the school’s research program. “Our school’s research mission focuses on finding solutions to treat and prevent illnesses that profoundly affect the communities we serve and […]

UT Regents fund pioneering trauma care research center

November 28, 2022

The University of Texas System Board of Regents on Nov. 17 approved $2.5 million to establish the Trauma Research and Combat Casualty Care Collaborative at UT Health San Antonio in partnership with University Health’s Level 1 Trauma Center at University Hospital and the U.S. Department of Defense. The new trauma care research center will be the first and only one of its kind in the United States, according to UT System.

UT System Rising STARs award to advance prostate cancer research

November 18, 2022

Elizabeth Wasmuth, PhD, assistant professor in the Department of Biochemistry and Structural Biology at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio (UT Health San Antonio), has received a Rising Science and Technology Acquisition and Retention (STARs) award in the amount of $250,000 to support her cancer research into studying the molecules responsible […]