Bernard Arulanandam elected Fellow of National Academy of Inventors

Bernard Arulanandam, Jane and Roland Blumberg Professor in bioscience at UTSA and the university’s interim vice president for research, economic development, and knowledge enterprise, has been named a Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors (NAI). Dr. Arulanandam is also a...
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Molecular medicine professor Dr. Morita receives Rising STARs award

Masahiro Morita, Ph.D., assistant professor of molecular medicine in the Joe R. & Teresa Lozano Long School of Medicine, has received a Rising STARs Award from the UT System. The award for early-career investigators comes with a $250,000 grant. Dr. Morita is also a member of...
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Texas Biomed scientists targeting factors involved in Hispanic childhood obesity

Dr. Melanie Carless and her collaborators will be studying an area of research called epigenetics – which describes changes to our DNA, RNA, or proteins that are affected by both the environment and genetic makeup and that regulate gene and protein expression. Her team will...
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Dr. Daniel Lodge was highlighted on Texas Public Radio for his work with schizophrenia

Dr. Daniel Lodge was highlighted on Texas Public Radio for his work with schizophrenia. Lodge’s research team is trying to pinpoint what exactly goes wrong in the nervous system of a person with schizophrenia. This may lead to new treatments, including one that uses stem cells...
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Dr. Daniel Lodge and Dr. Jennifer Donegan on KENS5 discussing schizophrenia

UT Health San Antonio pharmacology researchers Dr. Daniel Lodge and Dr. Jennifer Donegan discuss schizophrenia symptoms and stigma, along with research to understand the mental disorder. UT Health San Antonio is hosting a free public symposium about schizophrenia on Friday, Nov....
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Dr. Michael Wargovich: Cancer Prevention Starts with Your Eating Habits

Aside from being a professor in molecular medicine and a senior researcher in cancer prevention, Dr. Michael Wargovich is also an entrepreneur for a startup company called CanSurvive Cuisine. Dr. Wargovich met his current business partner Chef Iverson Brownell through a mutual...
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Stressed-Out People May Have Smaller Brains, Study Says

Dr. Sudha Seshadri, a professor of neurology at UT Health San Antonio was quoted in the TIME​ magazine, “Stressed-Out People May Have Smaller Brains, Study Says.” The new study found that middle-aged adults with the highest levels of cortisol had lower brain volume...
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Dr. Paolo Casali awarded a T32 Training Grant

Dr. Paolo Casali, chairman of the Department of Microbiology, Immunology & Molecular Genetics (MIMG), was awarded a T32 Training Grant for his Graduate Research in Immunity Program (GRIP) from the National Institutes of Health. The five-year grant began September 1, 2018, and...
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