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, sansom@uthscsa.edu 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 […]



Novel drug makes mice slim even on sugary, fatty diet

March 21, 2023

Compound limits magnesium transport in cellular power plants called mitochondria. Media contact: Will Sansom, 210-567-2579, sansom@uthscsa.edu SAN ANTONIO (March 21, 2023) — Researchers from The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio (UT Health San Antonio) have developed a small-molecule drug that prevents weight gain and adverse liver changes in mice fed a […]