An experimental brain injury medication conceived in laboratories at UT Health San Antonio was recently tested in the first human subject. If the drug performs well in human studies, it will be an urgently needed and novel treatment for stroke and traumatic brain injury victims.
A patient advocacy organization dedicated to supporting those with a rare neuroendocrine tumor has designated UT Health San Antonio a Pheo Para Center of Excellence for providing cutting-edge multidisciplinary care and participating in pheo and para and related research.
In partnership with a major international digital prosthetics company, a lab at the university’s School of Dentistry is using computer-aided automation to test cutting-edge milling equipment for making crowns and other dental restorations.
New research at UT Health San Antonio is investigating the effects of animal-assisted intervention for patients receiving dialysis and whether this intervention can improve symptoms of pain and depression and reduce the number of skipped dialysis treatment sessions.
UT Health San Antonio is one of two institutions recognized this year for excellence and innovation by the Association of Schools Advancing Health Professions. The national award acknowledges the university’s achievements in advancing interprofessional education and collaboration across all five schools.
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