Mission & Vision
The research mission at UT Health San Antonio is to grow a multi-professional research environment that leverages intellectual capital and enhances the success of our scientists in translating discoveries into strategies and therapies that promote health and reduce health disparities.
The research vision for UT Health San Antonio is to improve health through creative leadership in research discovery.
The university’s research goals according to the 2018-2022 strategic plan are:
- Invest in and continue to support priority research themes in: aging, cancer, diabetes, immunology & infectious diseases, neurosciences and population health/outcomes research.
- Promote a culture that values research, collaboration and innovation.
- Enhance the clinical trials infrastructure.
- Strengthen critical research platforms to support the research priority areas, to include bio-banking, medical/bioinformatics, a science incubator and research cores, institutes and centers.