CSA News

Bess Frost – Oskar Fischer Prize New Award!

June 13, 2022

Congratulations to Bess Frost on this new award!  She has received one of the $500,000 prizes for her theory on the cause of Alzheimer’s disease! UTSA awards $4 million to Alzheimer’s researchers around the world  Laura Garcia, Staff writer, San Antonio Express-News June 8, 2022 PDF View


Yidong Bai – New NIH R21!

June 13, 2022

Congratulations to Yidong Bai on a new NIH R21!


Rama Sharma – Completing the ACUE Certificate Program to Engage Students!!

May 24, 2022

Congratulations to Rama Sharma for successfully completing the ACUE certificate program to engage students in online learning! Behind every student’s success is strong faculty support – UT Health San Antonio (uthscsa.edu) – Published On: May 23, 2022


CSA – Awardees at Department Retreat!

May 23, 2022

A big THANK YOU to the CSA Retreat Organizing Committee: Lily Dong Kris Vogel Lucy Fell Nick Lucio Ben Miller Dave Cavazos Xi Yu Cole Evans Desirae Morales Also, a thank you to our audiovisual support at the retreat, Cory Lopes, and photographers Dave Cavazos and Alan Sakaguchi. Congratulations to all award winners! Poster Awards […]


New Legacy Members of the Academy of Education Scholars!

May 19, 2022

Congratulations to our new Legacy members of the Academy of Education Scholars: Lily Dong Annette Occhialini Omid Rahimi LuZhe Sun Kris Vogel Alan Sakaguchi And to the new standard member of the Academy of Education Scholars: Haley Nation All are well deserved and show the department’s commitment to the educational mission. We are proud of […]


Haley Nation – Standard Member of the Academy of Education Scholars!

May 19, 2022

Congratulations to Haley Nation our new standard member of the Academy of Education Scholars!


Haley Nation – Selected Professor of the Year by the current DS1 class!

May 18, 2022

Congratulations to Haley Nation who was selected as the Professor of the Year (again) by the current DS1 class!


Habil Zare – Co-Authorship of a Nature Genetics Paper on Alzheimer’s Disease!

April 20, 2022

Congratulations to Habil Zare on his recent co-authorship of a Nature Genetics paper on Alzheimer’s Disease. In the race to solve Alzheimer’s disease, scientists find more needles in the haystack Published On: April 19, 2022 Shared by Will Sansom        


Frost Team Discovers Novel Drug Target for Alzheimer’s and Related Dementias!

April 20, 2022

Congratulations to Gabrielle Zuniga, student in the South Texas Medical Scientist Training Program! She is lead author of research published today in Alzheimer’s & Dementia: The Journal of the Alzheimer’s Association. This work in the laboratory of Dr. Bess Frost, of the Barshop and Biggs Institutes and Cell Systems and Anatomy, is described below. The […]


Rekha Kar – Presidential Excellence in Teaching Award!

April 11, 2022

Congratulations to Rekha on receiving a Presidential Excellence in Teaching Award in the Emerging Category last night!