At UT Health San Antonio, we are investigating in our priority research areas: brain health, aging, cancer, diabetes, immunology & infectious diseases, neurosciences, population and public health.
Mission and Vision
To grow a multi-professional research infrastructure that leverages intellectual capital and enhances the success of our scientists in translating discoveries to promote health and reduce health disparities.
Be an international leader in making high-impact, innovative discoveries that improve human health, equity and the health care delivery system.
Researchers from The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, working with collaborators in five countries, today revealed that the capacity to resist or recover from infections and other sources of inflammatory stress — called “immune resilience” — differs widely among individuals.
Scientists from The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio (UT Health San Antonio) today reported that an inflammatory trigger like one present during viral infections is elevated in Alzheimer’s disease and progressive supranuclear palsy, a rare brain disorder.
Researchers report that treatment for combat-related post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), which affects hundreds of thousands of U.S. military personnel and veterans, can be both fast and effective for a majority of patients.
Helped develop the world's first stent (Palmaz Stent), used to treat blood vessel blockages
Discovered how to increase the types of pancreatic cells that secrete insulin with potential to cure Type 1 diabetes
Invented the EZ-IO to rapidly infuse fluids into the bone marrow cavities of patients in shock
Discovered a link between finasteride and prevention of prostate cancer in men
One of two universities nationwide with a Geriatric Research Education & Clinical Center, Claude D. Pepper, and a Nathan Shock Center