PhD candidate Saliba receives translational science outstanding trainee award

April 20, 2022

Contact: Will Sansom, (210) 567-2579, sansom@uthscsa.edu CHICAGO (April 20, 2022) — Afaf Saliba, MSc, a student in the PhD in Integrated Biomedical Sciences degree program at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, today received a Translational Science Award from the Association for Clinical and Translational Science (ACTS). ACTS, a non-profit membership association […]

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Trailblazing diabetes researcher receives 2022 Luminary in Cardiometabolic Medicine Award

January 28, 2022

Noted diabetes researcher Ralph DeFronzo, MD, has received the 2022 Luminary in Cardiometabolic Medicine award from the Metabolic Institute of America. Dr. DeFronzo is chief of diabetes at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio (UT Health San Antonio) and deputy director of the University Health System’s Texas Diabetes Institute. As the […]



KENS 5: Take part in this virtual walk to support a cure for PKD

October 5, 2021

Dr. Ashley Garcia-Everett, Department of Medicine-Nephrology, was interviewed for Great Day SA on KENS 5, about her son’s battle with polycystic kidney disease (PKD). She and her husband learned after their son, CJ, was born that both of them were carriers for the rare form of PKD their son contracted. Dr. Garcia-Everett donated a kidney […]