Our research examines diseases involving the heart and blood vessels and seeks innovative ways to treat coronary artery diseases.
Marc Feldman, M.D., FACC
Janey and Dolph Briscoe Distinguished Chair in Cardiology Research
Our researchers and other UT colleagues patented a high-tech pacemaker that measures cardiac performance and signals early warning of heart problems.
Dr. Julio Palmaz, who invented the world's first stent at UT Health San Antonio, is honored at the National Inventors Hall of Fame.
Clinical trial participation is an invaluable way to contribute to the pursuit of new treatments for cardiovascular diseases. Take action today...volunteer and play a role in finding a cure.
UT Health San Antonio conducts studies involving use of medical devices, gene therapy and echocardiography (ultrasound waves) to improve diagnosis and treatment, and to minimize the incidence of heart attack and heart failure.
Dr. Anand Prasad, MD, Freeman Heart Associate Professorship in Cardiovascular Disease, co-investigator of the Cameron County Hispanic Cohort Study, publised research findings to better understand the prevaence, predictors, and outcomes related to subclinical peripheral arterial disease in Mexican Americans.Register on Research Match
A specialized method of deep breathing is keeping some breast cancer patients from getting unintended doses of radiation to the heart.Read the article at UT Health San Antonio's newsroom
UT Health San Antonio has recruited Allen S. Anderson, M.D., FACC, FAHA, to direct and expand the university's many intitiatives in cardiology and cardiovascular disease education and research.Read the article at UT Health San Antonio's Newsroom
Higher doses of spironolactone, a diuretic, can prevent the need for dialysis in selected heart failure patients, a UT Health San Antonio study found.Read the story at The Pipette Gazette