President’s vision


Whole blood is a trauma game changer

September 27, 2019
 

Many of us went through medical school learning that blood components were the best way to give transfusions. This approach also helped stretch donated blood, which always seems to be in short supply. Given this has been the standard approach to transfusions since the 1970s, it is not unexpected that many of us probably would […]

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Youth-onset Type 2 diabetes is derailing the lives of young adults

September 27, 2019
 

Jane Lynch, M.D., a pediatric endocrinologist at UT Health San Antonio, is truly on the front lines of San Antonio’s alarming increase of Type 2 diabetes in children. Since 2005, more than 1,000 youth under the age of 18 have been diagnosed with the disease in her clinic at the Texas Diabetes Institute on South […]

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San Antonio has a new designation: Dementia Friendly City

September 27, 2019
 

If you look at our city’s greatest successes, they have been accomplished by individuals and groups working together toward a common goal. A great example of this is the announcement that San Antonio is now a Dementia Friendly City. This designation, from Dementia City America, was announced June 15 by our School of Nursing, which […]

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President Henrich: A stellar research report

July 11, 2019
 

Sponsored awards have increased by 27% compared to May of 2018, in large part due to the $17.9 million award to the School of Nursing for the Health and Human Services Commission Texas Targeted Opioid Response grant.

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Dr. Henrich: Technology accelerator will prevent good ideas from going to waste

June 18, 2019
 

Medical breakthroughs are the result of arduous research and great effort, but if they are never translated into new therapies, drugs or treatments, they benefit no one. In the field of biomedical research, ideas are especially precious, for who knows which one could hold the cure for a vexing disease? As a society, we cannot […]

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Dr. Henrich: Accelerating the pace of biomedical research

June 18, 2019
 

Better understanding the diseases that most affect our region and nation will enable us to provide patients with improved diagnosis and treatment. With that goal in mind, UT Health San Antonio will strengthen critical research platforms and accelerate the pace of biomedical research through the creation of a centralized biobank. The biobank, made possible by […]

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