Dozens more genes linked with stroke; potential drug targets identified

September 28, 2022

Findings reported in Nature have implications for future dementia care, as well. Contact: Will Sansom, (210) 567-2579, sansom@uthscsa.edu SAN ANTONIO (Sept. 28, 2022) — Researchers from The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio (UT Health San Antonio) are part of an international team that discovered 61 additional genetic loci associated with stroke and […]

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Master of Science in Speech-Language Pathology program receives accreditation

August 11, 2022

  Four years after welcoming its first cohort of students, the Master of Science in Speech-Language Pathology program has received its five-year accreditation. “This is a five-year milestone we reached, and this is going to turn into another chapter,” said Associate Professor and Department Chair Fang-Ling Lu, PhD, CCC-SLP. “We’re going to keep improving and […]

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Novel brain injury treatment tested in 1st human subject

June 15, 2022

Drug conceived at UT Health San Antonio was safe, effective in animal studies Contact: Will Sansom, 210-567-2579, sansom@uthscsa.edu SAN ANTONIO, TEXAS, AND GROTON, CONN. (Wednesday, June 15, 2022) — An experimental brain injury medication conceived in laboratories at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio (UT Health San Antonio) was tested Tuesday, […]

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UT Health San Antonio offers summer program for people with aphasia

April 26, 2022

Article by Kate Hunger, UT Health San Antonio SAN ANTONIO (April 26, 2022) — The news of actor Bruce Willis’ aphasia diagnosis is drawing attention to a condition that is fairly common but not well understood by the general public. Aphasia is a condition that affects a person’s ability to communicate. People with aphasia can […]

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