AAPM 2019’s MedPhys Slam Encourages Science Communication

The 61st American Association of Physicists in Medicine Annual Meeting and Exhibition was held on July 14-18 in San Antonio, Texas, home of the world-famous River Walk. The meeting program for this year offered scientific, educational and professional symposia, courses and...
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Meet Your New GSA Officers!

Who is the GSA? The Graduate Student Association (GSA) is a student-led organization that aims to foster a sense of community among UT Health San Antonio graduate students and organize events focusing on student life, career guidance, and advocacy. If you’re a graduate...
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Dr. Eithan Kotkowski Receives the 2019 Armand J. Guarino Award for Academic Excellence

Congratulations to Eithan Kotkowski, Ph.D., who is in the South Texas Medical Scientist Training program, on receiving the 2019 Armand J. Guarino Award for Academic Excellence in Doctoral Studies. The award, named after the founding Dean of the Graduate School of Biomedical...
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GSBS Admissions Comes To You: Sept/Oct/Nov Schedule

Hello Prospective Students, We will be traveling around the country meeting you! Here is our schedule for September, October, and November. If you can’t meet us at the dates below, be sure to email us your questions at gsbs@uthscsa.edu. September September 5 – College...
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Greehey researcher, Dr. Zhao, receives UT System’s Rising STARs Award

Weixing Zhao, Ph.D. Weixing Zhao, Ph.D., assistant professor of biochemistry and structural biology in the Long School of Medicine and faculty member of UT Health San Antonio’s Greehey Children’s Cancer Research Institute, has received a Rising STARs Award from the UT System. The...
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Novel gene therapy reduces schizophrenia symptoms

Jennifer Donegan, Ph.D., of UT Health San Antonio Jennifer Donegan, Ph.D., and colleagues at UT Health San Antonio describe a novel, experimental approach to treating schizophrenia in the journal Nature Communications (published June 27). If developed into a human therapy, the...
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UT Health San Antonio gains accreditation from association for lab animal use

UT Health San Antonio has received full accreditation from the Association for Assessment and Accreditation of Laboratory Animal Care International (AAALAC) for the laboratory animal care and use program, announced Andrea Giuffrida, Ph.D., vice president for research. The...
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President Henrich: A stellar research report

The full FY19 3rd quarter institutional research data report is available. Some highlights include: that clinical trial revenue is up by 10%;  DOD and CPRIT awards are increased by 15% and 17%; the number of peer-reviewed NIH submissions grew by 14% across the institution, with a...
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