To grow a multi-professional research infrastructure that leverages intellectual capital and enhances the success of our scientists in translating discoveries to promote health and reduce health disparities.
Be an international leader in making high-impact, innovative discoveries that improve human health, equity and the health care delivery system.
The university’s research goals according to the 2023-2027 strategic plan are:
- Attract, incentivize, and retain high-potential and high-performing research faculty and teams
- Expand discovery in targeted and emerging research areas across the research continuum to create new knowledge, treatments, and patents
- Grow translational and clinical research, including leveraging the expanded clinical and community footprints
- Increase inclusive, collaborative, multidisciplinary research and community partnerships
People who preserve ‘immune resilience’ live longer, resist infections
Researchers from The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, working with collaborators in five countries, today revealed that the capacity to resist or recover from infections and other sources of inflammatory stress — called “immune resilience” — differs widely among individuals.
UT Health San Antonio and University Hospital consult public to conduct study on blood clotting drug in trauma
Researchers at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio are asking for community input about participating in an international study.
Inflammatory trigger a new clue in Alzheimer’s
Scientists from The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio (UT Health San Antonio) today reported that an inflammatory trigger like one present during viral infections is elevated in Alzheimer’s disease and progressive supranuclear palsy, a rare brain disorder.
Treatment for combat-related PTSD advances with method shown to be fast, effective
Researchers report that treatment for combat-related post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), which affects hundreds of thousands of U.S. military personnel and veterans, can be both fast and effective for a majority of patients.
Helped develop the world's first stent (Palmaz Stent), used to treat blood vessel blockages
Discovered how to increase the types of pancreatic cells that secrete insulin with potential to cure Type 1 diabetesDiscovered how to increase the types of pancreatic cells that secrete insulin with potential to cure Type 1 diabetes
Invented the EZ-IO to rapidly infuse fluids into the bone marrow cavities of patients in shock
Discovered a link between finasteride and prevention of prostate cancer in men
One of two universities nationwide with a Geriatric Research Education & Clinical Center, Claude D. Pepper, and a Nathan Shock Center