Fueling Research by the Numbers

Researchers at UT Health San Antonio contribute to leading publications in numerous fields of specialty and continually compete with institutions nationwide for grants to support research with the potential for high-impact discoveries. UT Health San Antonio is ranked 41 among healthcare institutions worldwide by Nature Index.


Faculty with Extramural Grants in 2021


Organized research awards in FY 2020

Cold-stored whole blood is an FDA licensed and American Association of Blood Bankers approved blood product. I never imagined it would have such an impact. If we can save one life, that would be fantastic and that’s what we’re after.

Donald Jenkins, M.D.
Betty and Bob Kelso Distinguished Chair, UT Health San Antonio
Associate Deputy Director, Military Health Institute
Donald Jenkins, M.D.

In the last 18 months, we’ve recruited a dozen well-funded, high-impact scientists who are on the cutting edge of their fields. Just coming to work every day and being around brilliant people who are really hard-working and care deeply about their patients and their students is extremely rewarding.

Robert Hromas, M.D., FACP
Dean of the Long School of Medicine
Robert Hromas, M.D., FACP