University among top-ranking academic research medical centers

February 22, 2024

  The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio (also called UT Health San Antonio) received $131.5 million in National Institutes of Health funding in federal fiscal year 2023, according to the Blue Ridge Institute for Medical Research. The university ranked No. 72 out of the 2,886 public and private institutions that received […]




Employees rank UT Health San Antonio best for culture, outlook

February 14, 2024

Since the COVID-19 pandemic, employees are increasingly seeking personal fulfillment and increased value from their jobs, according to workplace research groups LinkedIn, Gallup and Gartner. This includes the feeling of a strong and shared purpose. They want to be able to share their talents and be stimulated and valued. In addition to aligning with a personal mission, job stability and security also are vital factors driving satisfaction.

A nurse and doctor talk to a patient at the Mays Cancer Center.




Thinning of brain region may signal dementia risk 5-10 years before symptoms

January 22, 2024

A ribbon of brain tissue called cortical gray matter grows thinner in people who go on to develop dementia, and this appears to be an accurate biomarker of the disease five to 10 years before symptoms appear, researchers from The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio reported.




UT Health San Antonio assistant professor receives UT System Rising STARs award

January 12, 2024

Min Kyu Kim, PhD, assistant professor in the Department of Biochemistry and Structural Biology in the Joe R. and Teresa Lozano Long School of Medicine at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio (also called UT Health San Antonio), recently received a $100,000 Science and Technology Acquisition and Retention (STARs) award from […]