San Antonio Express-News: Solving mysteries of the mind: UT Health San Antonio institute, brain bank earns national status

September 16, 2021

This story was published by the San Antonio Express-News on Sept. 15, 2021. By Laura Garcia, Staff writer More than 100 donated brains are carefully stored at UT Health Science Center San Antonio, where researchers hope they can help solve one of mankind’s deepest medical mysteries — how the brain works. Dr. Sudha Seshadri, a […]

San Antonio Report: Afghanistan’s collapse spotlights veterans’ mental health struggles. Could anonymous counseling help?

September 14, 2021

Dr. Katy Dondanville, STRONG STAR consortium, Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, is quoted in this San Antonio Report story. Read story

KXAN-TV: ‘He could have been saved.’ Mother of Fort Hood soldier calls for follow-through on culture changes

September 14, 2021

Dr. Alan Peterson, director of the STRONG STAR consortium, Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, is quoted in this KXAN-TV story. Watch story

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UT Health San Antonio, UT Rio Grande Valley selected as NIA Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center

September 9, 2021

This designation by the National Institute on Aging will be transformational as researchers seek cures and provide the best possible care to families throughout the state.

U.S. News & World Report: Equine therapy: Horses help veterans struggling with PTSD

September 2, 2021

Dr. Stephen Stern, Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, STRONG STAR, is quoted in this article about new research that shows that equine therapy might go a long way in starting the healing process for veterans with post-traumatic stress disorder. Read story

San Antonio Combat PTSD Conference accepting registrations, again goes virtual

August 26, 2021

Media contact: Will Sansom,, (210) 567-2579 SAN ANTONIO (Aug. 26, 2021) – The STRONG STAR Consortium based at UT Health San Antonio is gearing up to present its sixth annual San Antonio Combat PTSD Conference. Registration is now open for the conference, which this year will be held virtually Oct. 20-21, and for pre-conference […]