For over five decades, UT Health San Antonio has built a track record of strong research partnerships and collaboration leading to innovation and discovery impacting the health and wellness of Texans and beyond.
“Cold-stored whole blood is an FDA licensed and American Association of Blood Bankers approved blood product. I never imagined it would have such an impact. If we can save one life, that would be fantastic and that’s what we’re after.” -Donald Jenkins, M.D. Betty and Bob Kelso Distinguished Chair UT Health San Antonio Associate Deputy Director, Military Health Institute
Our Military Health Institute facilitates increased collaboration between our university, the US Military, the Veterans Administration, other university partners, and industry to improve the health and resiliency of our nation’s military service members, veterans and their families – a partnership found nowhere else in Texas.
UT Health San Antonio’s extensive partnerships enable our researchers to access clinical settings outside of UT Health San Antonio. We take our research from bench to bedside through partnerships with: University Health System, CHRISTUS Santa Rosa Hospital – Northwest, Children’s Hospital of San Antonio—Christus and the Audie L. Murphy Memorial VA Hospital.
Organized research units
UT Health San Antonio has nine organized research units, offering collaborative opportunities within UT Health San Antonio, UT System sister institutions and industry.