UT Health San Antonio conducts studies on diseases, disorders and conditions affecting men, women, and children. Many of our studies enter clinical trials with the goal of improving public health and advancing the standard of care.
We are committed to promoting the rights, safety and welfare of research participants. Our Institutional Review Board and Clinical Trials Office provide ethical review and approval of proposed research involving recruitment of human subjects to participate in studies and clinical trials.
External Sponsors and Independent Researchers may submit their proposed research for review by our Institutional Review Board (IRB) which supports our human research protection program by providing regulatory and policy expertise to investigators.
Terra Bibb, pictured with her three year old son and her grandfather, was diagnosed with brain cancer while she was eight months pregnant. Bibb decided to participate in a clinical trial at the Cancer Therapy & Research Center, where she was successfully treated by Dr. Andrew Brenner. Brenner's study is now published in the journal, Neuro-Oncology.
1 of only 4 in Texas conducting clinical trials at an NCI-designated cancer center
200+ current clinical studies
More than 20 categories of clinical research conducted each year