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 […]




Healthy diet, healthy brain is a great New Year’s resolution

December 15, 2023

Here is an important New Year’s resolution backed by science: “In 2024, I will eat a diet that keeps my brain healthy.” For elaboration, let’s consult Debora Melo van Lent, PhD, a nutrition scientist and epidemiologist at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio (also called UT Health San Antonio). During her […]





Healthy diet for a healthy brain

November 16, 2023

Listen to Texas Public Radio’s Science & Medicine, a podcast that explains how scientific discovery at the UT Health Science Center San Antonio advances the way medicine is practiced around the world. Researchers have suspected that foods which cause inflammation speed up brain aging and cognitive decline, but UT Health San Antonio’s Debora Melo van Lent […]