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Introduction to San Antonio Life Sciences Institute

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Francisca Acosta: A Chance Encounter Led Me to Biomedical Engineering

Francisca Acosta didn’t always know Biomedical Engineering was for her. “Up until I went to college, I thought I would go into medicine and be a doctor. I grew up not knowing what a Ph.D. was and... Read More »

Q&A with Dr. Jenny Hsieh, New Semmes Foundation Chair in Cell Biology & Director of the UTSA Brain Health Consortium

Jenny Hsieh is the Semmes Foundation Chain in Cell Biology and the Director of the Brain Health Consortium. A nationally recognized researcher, Hsieh’s work focuses on how to make newborn neurons so a brain affected by disease... Read More »

SALSI Clusters in Research Excellence Award Funds Healthcare Cybersecurity Study

Finding technology solutions in healthcare requires a team science approach which The San Antonio Life Sciences Institute (SALSI) funding has fostered for over a decade between UT Health San Antonio and The University of Texas at San... Read More »

SALSI Brings Research Teams Together to Tackle Substance Abuse and Prevention

Funding high-risk, high-reward studies could lead to the development of novel approaches in ground-breaking research, but this funding is difficult to secure. The San Antonio Life Sciences Institute supports exactly this type of research that could have... Read More »

SURF Leverages and Bridges Military and Academic Biomedical Research With Clinical Best Practices

More than 400 researchers, clinicians, residents and graduate students will gather June 28-29 for the annual San Antonio Military Health System and Universities Research Forum (SURF). The event, which is free and open to the public, is... Read More »

Active SALSI 2018 Grant Opportunity

2018 SALSI Pilot Awards for Opioid Epidemic Research The goal of the new pilot funding program under the auspices of the San Antonio Life Sciences Institute (SALSI) is to promote interdisciplinary research focused on strategies addressing the... Read More »

Closed SALSI 2018 Grant Opportunities

The SALSI Innovation Challenge is an initiative to fund high risk, high reward studies that have the potential to create ground-breaking research and novel approaches. Proposed research should lead to extramural funding and have a translational impact... Read More »

Dr. Stephanie Perez and Dr. Jorge Azpura selected 2016 SALSI Postdoctoral Scholar

  In August 2016, The San Antonio Life Science Institute (SALSI) selected UT Health San Antonio’s Postdoctoral Research Fellows, Dr. Stephanie Perez and Dr. Jorge Azpurua recipients of the 2016 SALSI Postdoctoral Scholar Program. The program provides... Read More »

Biomedical Entrepreneurs Learn About America’s Largest Small Business Fund for R&D

SAN ANTONIO (September 2, 2016) – Preparing the current and next generation of biomedical entrepreneurs is the focus of the Small Business Innovation Research/Small Business Technology Transfer (SBIR/STTR) programs administered by the National Institutes of Health (NIH).... Read More »

SALSI Awards $200,000 for San Antonio Brain Health Research Initiatives

SAN ANTONIO (July 28, 2016) – Scientists in San Antonio are taking quantum leaps in studying brain health. Brain health has become the research priority for many around the world. Launched in 2013, the U.S. government’s large-scale... Read More »

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