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Dr. Henrich: Technology accelerator will prevent good ideas from going to waste

June 18, 2019

Medical breakthroughs are the result of arduous research and great effort, but if they are never translated into new therapies, drugs or treatments, they benefit no one. In the field of biomedical research, ideas are especially precious, for who knows which one could hold the cure for a vexing disease? As a society, we cannot […]




Dr. Henrich: Accelerating the pace of biomedical research

June 18, 2019

Better understanding the diseases that most affect our region and nation will enable us to provide patients with improved diagnosis and treatment. With that goal in mind, UT Health San Antonio will strengthen critical research platforms and accelerate the pace of biomedical research through the creation of a centralized biobank. The biobank, made possible by […]



Alzheimer's Disease

Dr. Henrich: Studies of Alzheimer’s and brain diseases vital for Texas

January 14, 2019

The following guest column appeared in the San Antonio Express-News on Jan. 14. By William L. Henrich, M.D., MACP “The brain is the organ of destiny. It holds within its humming mechanism secrets that will determine the future of the human race.” — Wilder Penfield, American-Canadian neurosurgeon (1891-1976) The healthy brain solves problems, triumphs over […]




Dr. Henrich: The value of an academic medical center

January 3, 2019

Our missions are complementary and embedded in all we do. The unique feature of an academic medical center is that three missions — patient care, research and education — guide and shape its existence.