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Our alum Dr. Stephanie Perez was interviewed in The Society Diaries Magazine!

Our alum Dr. Stephanie Perez was interviewed in The Society Diaries Magazine!

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Alumnae Dr. Nikita Ruparel Featured on TV

Dr. Nikita Ruparel of UT Health San Antonio Dentistry was featured on KSAT 12 for her work.

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Summer shuttle schedule

​The Long campus shuttle bus Brown route will not be available from Tuesday, May 30, through Friday, July 7. Normal operations will resume on Monday, July 10.


IntuiTap Medical just won the 2017 Texas A&M New Ventures Competition

IntuiTap Medical just won the 2017 Texas A&M New Ventures Competition and were awarded $50K! Xavier, a UT Health SA alum, is listed among the company's founders.


Graduation 2017 Photos and Livestream

Couldn't attend graduation? Check out some photos and watch the livestream of the 2017 GSBS Commencement.


Mika Sifuentes Featured in A Blog About Women in STEM

​Neuroscience student Mika Sifentes (@neuro_file) was featured on Dr. Lauren Drogos' blog about Women in STEM for Brain Awareness Week


Corena Shaffer Awarded a Student Travel Award

Corena Shaffer was awarded a Student Travel Award for the 2017 American Society of Pharmacognosy Annual Meeting held in Portland, Oregon on July 29th-August 2nd.

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Poornima Mensinkai: Dentistry Is A Blend of Art and Science

Poornima Mensinkai has always wanted to blend the magic of fingers with logic of brain, so she choose dentistry as her profession, a blend of art and science.

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Women In Science Dinner Brings Four Women Leaders To Speak To Students

​The Women in Science Development Outreach and Mentoring student club brought together four women leaders to speak to students at the May 10th dinner.


Approaches to Zika Virus

​Zika is a global threat to public health. In no particular order, here are critical actions that must be undertaken to combat the threat:​​


Lost in Translation: Politics, Science, and Bad Communication

Most people hailed the March for Science a success. While the turnout was nearly as impressive as the event's intentions, Ahsan Choudary believes that it may hurt science.

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13 Questions With The Always Funny Dr. Xiaojie Yu

Basketball player and Cancer Biologist Dr. Xiaojie Yu answers a few questions about what led him to UT Health San Antonio.

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A New Mindset Could Overcome ‘Bogus Academic Person Business Model’

When Travis Block was working on his biomedical engineering degree at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, he and his mentors were most excited by discoveries that were unique or weird—regardless of their market potential.


UT Health scientists discover epigenetic changes that contribute to AML

​UT Health San Antonio researchers discovered epigenetic changes that contribute to one-fifth of cases of acute myeloid leukemia (AML), an aggressive cancer that arises out of the blood-forming cells in bone marrow.


Type 2 diabetes researcher receives prestigious award

Dr. Ralph A. DeFronzo received the American College of Endocrinology’s Distinction in Endocrinology Award at the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists Annual Scientific and Clinical Congress,

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The Incoming Class Needs Your Help

We need you to help mentor new students. Also, help fill out a form to recommend housing options for new students.

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Transitioning from Grad Student to a Postdoc

Dr. Natalie Matosin talks about the Ph.D. to postdoc transition and tips for anyone considering a postdoc.

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Carolina Cantu: Aging Affects Each And Every One Of Us

Carolina Cantu is working in Dr. Ann Griffith's lab to develop novel approaches to extend the health span during aging.

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Dr. Leach named a 2017 Piper Professor

Robin Leach, Ph.D., professor in the Department of Cell Systems & Anatomy in the Joe R. & Teresa Lozano Long School of Medicine, is a 2017 Piper Professor as selected by the Minnie Stevens Piper Foundation.

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Yichu Liu Off To American Society of Clinical Oncology Annual Meeting!

Biomedical Engineering student Yichu Liu is going to be attending the ASCO Annual Meeting in Chicago.

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Career Day Speakers needed on May 24!

​Converse Elementary (6720 FM 1516, Converse, TX 78109) is holding a Career Day on Wednesday, May 24, from 8:00 am to 11:00 am.

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Meghan Guzman: Scientific Research Impacts People Everywhere

Meghan Guzman studies the parasitic blood fluke of the genus Schistosoma, a neglected tropical disease that affects millions of people around the world.

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Orthodontist Hesham Alsaigh Uses Innovative 3D Method To Help Cleft Lip Patients

​​Hesham Alsaigh uses a new 3D method for his research on patients with cleft lip and palate.

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Brainy Mavericks of UT Arlington Win 17th Annual Brain Bowl Competition

​Excited neuroscience undergraduates engaged their central and peripheral nervous systems on the night of April 18 when they went face-to-face at the ​17th Annual Brain Bowl.

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Mouse Genome Engineering and Transgenic Facility Opens

We wanted to let you know that we have finally established the “Mouse Genome Engineering and Transgenic Facility” at the Health Science Center.