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2019 Fiesta medal contest

UT Health San Antonio is sponsoring a 2019 Fiesta medal contest and you’re invited to submit a design

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Spotlight on Dr. Swati Banerjee

Dr. Swati Banerjee, an assistant professor in the Department of Cellular and Integrative Physiology is currently exploring three research themes using the fruit fly Drosophila as her model system. Her studies are relevant to vertebrate myelination and are important to understand human neurological disorders.

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Dr. Hye Young Lee Shows How CRISPR Could USE Gold Nanoparticles To Edit Your Brain

​Scientist Dr. Hye Young Lee and her team have found a new way to use the gene editing technology CRISPR and recently published their findings in the July issue of Nature Biomedical Engineering.

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A Man Bettering the Lives of Others with a Smile

Michael Contreras or better known around the UT Health community as Smiley started working here around 11 years ago. Since then his upbeat and joyful nature have touched the lives of countless students, faculty, and staff.


Voelcker Fund awards $2.3 million to UT Health San Antonio researchers

The Max and Minnie Tomerlin Voelcker Fund is giving $1.45 million to the university to support three innovative research projects and one pilot research project, all conducted by rising young faculty studying cancer and cardiovascular disease.

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Dr. Hargreaves Wins Military Health Research Award

Kenneth M. Hargreaves, D.D.S., Ph.D., has won the Outstanding Research Accomplishment (Individual/Academia) Award from the Military Health System Research Symposium (MHSRS).

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Alumni Spotlight- Rodney L. Sparks, J.D., Ph.D.

Alum Dr. Rodney Sparks works as a senior biotechnology patent counsel for the University of Virginia Licensing & Ventures Group where he oversees the biotechnology and pharmaceutical/chemical technology patent portfolio for the university.