Physician-scientist’s innovative, interdisciplinary diabetes research funded by the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation
September 22, 2021
Growing up in Sonora, Mexico, Carolina Solis-Herrera, MD, medical director of the Diabetes Clinic at UT Health Physicians’ Medical Arts & Research Center (MARC), knew from the age of 5 that she wanted to have a positive impact in helping people live healthier and therefore happier lives.
September 10, 2021
David Gius, MD, PhD, has been awarded a $1.6 million UT System Faculty STARs award to support his research on aging and breast cancer.
September 9, 2021
Frustrated with the outdated technology he found throughout his medical and military surgical career, Ramon Cestero, MD, MBA, FACS, FCCM, trauma surgeon and clinical professor in the Department of Surgery, invented a new design for an abdominal surgical retractor, helping to advance surgical procedures and improve patient outcomes. Dr. Cestero served as an active-duty U.S. […]
September 2, 2021
Shaun K. Olsen, PhD, has been awarded a $1 million UT System Faculty STARs award to conduct innovative research to better understand the molecular mechanisms of diseases and advance drug discovery efforts for treatment.
August 31, 2021
Alvaro Moreira, MD, MSc, neonatologist and assistant professor of pediatrics at UT Health San Antonio’s Joe R. and Teresa Lozano Long School of Medicine, received a $652,000 mentored career development grant from the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD). Dr. Moreira will investigate a novel approach to diagnosing bronchopulmonary […]
August 24, 2021
Cancer research at UT Health San Antonio is getting a $23 million boost from the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas (CPRIT).
In JAMA commentary, UT Health San Antonio authors urge uplifting U.S. Latinos to improve health and our nation
August 19, 2021
Despite accounting for more than 18% of the U.S. population, “the Latino community has not benefited from having ‘presence’ in the U.S. health care workforce through meaningful and influential administrative and governance positions,” they wrote.
July 28, 2021
Could your new home with its fresh paint, carpet and cabinets, as well as pesticides used around the place, cause a range of illnesses due to chemical intolerance? A new paper provides a long-awaited link between exposures to common chemicals and so-called unexplained illnesses. It also for the first time asserts a mechanism for the how and why this […]
July 27, 2021
Researchers at UT Health San Antonio, The University of Washington at Seattle and the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai in New York have launched NIRVANA, a National Institutes of Health-funded pilot clinical study to treat acute kidney injury (AKI) in COVID-19 patients.
July 8, 2021
Researchers from UT Health San Antonio and colleagues worldwide describe a new science-based intervention for hiccups in a research letter published in the journal JAMA Network Open.