PTSD

Veterans affected by Hurricane Harvey eligible for free PTSD treatment

November 22, 2019

Veterans in the Texas Gulf Coast area can receive a three-week, intensive-outpatient treatment for post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in San Antonio at no cost, thanks to a grant that pays for therapy, travel and lodging. Funding for the program, called Project Remission, was made possible by a partnership between the Bob Woodruff Foundation and the […]



Registration open for Combat PTSD Conference

September 12, 2019

The only national scientific event of its type, the conference is presented by the UT Health San Antonio-led STRONG STAR Consortium and Consortium to Alleviate PTSD (CAP).



Alzheimer's Disease

Dr. Henrich: Studies of Alzheimer’s and brain diseases vital for Texas

January 14, 2019

The following guest column appeared in the San Antonio Express-News on Jan. 14. By William L. Henrich, M.D., MACP “The brain is the organ of destiny. It holds within its humming mechanism secrets that will determine the future of the human race.” — Wilder Penfield, American-Canadian neurosurgeon (1891-1976) The healthy brain solves problems, triumphs over […]



San Antonio Business Journal: BioMed SA to recognize pioneers in military health care and beyond

July 31, 2018

BioMed SA has chosen Dr. Alan Peterson to receive its 2018 Award for Innovation in Healthcare and Bioscience.


Reuters: Early deployment tied to increased suicide risk for soldiers

May 24, 2018

When soldiers have their first deployment within their first year of service, they may be twice as likely to attempt suicide during or after their second deployment, a U.S. study suggests. Read the full story at Reuters


Texas Public Radio: Study finds 2-week long exposure therapy effective in treating combat PTSD

January 24, 2018

A groundbreaking study of PTSD treatment for military members published in JAMA and led by UT Health San Antonio’s STRONG STAR PTSD research consortium was reported by numerous media outlets, including Texas Public Radio. Read the story