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 […]

Novel AI algorithm quantifies brain lesions to inform risk of stroke

November 30, 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. Artificial intelligence may be somewhat unsettling, but it also has the potential to improve and even save lives, according to Mohamad Habes, PhD, assistant professor of radiology at […]

UT Health Science Center San Antonio develops tool that counts brain lesions in seconds

July 13, 2023

Novel AI algorithm precisely quantifies perivascular spaces that signal risk of stroke. Contact: Will Sansom, 210-567-2579, SAN ANTONIO (July 13, 2023) — An artificial intelligence (AI) tool developed at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio accurately counts brain lesions on MRI scans within seconds. Once it is adapted to the […]

School of Health Professions professor aims to elevate and expand dysphagia research in South Texas

June 7, 2023

Giselle Carnaby, PhD, MPH, professor in the Department of Health Sciences with cross-appointments in the Departments of Otolaryngology and Communication Sciences and Disorders in the School of Health Professions at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, also known as UT Health San Antonio, is passionate about her research, which focuses on swallowing disorders (dysphagia), swallowing rehabilitation methods and survivorship.   

Did a stroke of luck save Belinda’s life?

June 1, 2023

    March 22, 2021, is a day Belinda Trevino Scholz will never forget. “I was outside doing yard work and came inside,” she said. “Suddenly, I got this massive headache on my right side that went from my head to my toes.” She called a nurse friend who told her to rush to the […]