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Introduction to San Antonio Life Sciences Institute

5UT Health Science Center: 210 562 4035

UTSA: 210 458 6767

Phone: (210) 458-8176
Location: NBP 2.130Q


UT Health San Antonio: 210 567 8270 | UTSA: 210 458 6767'

UT Health San Antonio Launches New Accelerator for Researchers

A new accelerator program designed for aspiring life science entrepreneurs has joined San Antonio’s entrepreneurial ecosystem. Biomedical research institution UT Health San Antonio is launching TechNovum, a new technology commercialization accelerator for faculty researchers interested in developing their inventions... Read More »

At San Antonio ‘Dialogue on Dementia,’ researchers discuss ways to reduce risk of Alzheimer’s

Everyday behaviors such as exercise, sleep and diet can all play a role in the development of Alzheimer’s disease, researchers said during an event Sunday about how people can protect their brains from the disease. Hundreds of... Read More »

Inaugural Alzheimer’s Conference: Addressing Neurodegenerative Diseases as a Public Health Crisis

Join us for the inaugural South Texas Alzheimer’s Conference All health care professionals and students interested in collaboration and discussion on transformational care, research and therapeutics in Alzheimer’s disease are invited to the inaugural South Texas Alzheimer’s Conference.... Read More »

SALSI Funds Innovative Mobile Technology to Combat the Opioid Epidemic

The San Antonio Life Sciences Institute (SALSI) is on the forefront of combating the opioid crisis through Innovation Challenge Awards. Mirroring current national focus areas, these strategic initiatives were developed to facilitate cutting-edge research in brain health... Read More »

5th Annual SURF 2019

~ Advancing research collaborations between academic, military, and industry to improve health outcomes UTSA, the San Antonio Military Health System (SAMHS) and UT Health San Antonio would like to invite you to the fifth annual SAMHS and... Read More »

BioMedSA: Leveraging Expertise Key to Advancing Local Health Care and Bioscience Industry

The health care and bioscience industry in San Antonio is booming. In 2017, it generated more than $40 billion in economic impact and employed one in every six workers in the city, according to a recent San Antonio... Read More »

UTSA constructs world’s most comprehensive digital roadmap to unlock male infertility

(Nov. 8, 2018) — Millions of couples who have trouble conceiving may get relief from new research led by scientists at UTSA. The researchers have developed a high-resolution genetic map showing how men produce sperm cells. Their... Read More »

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 »

UTSA enters Guinness World Records with smallest medical robot

(Aug. 27, 2018) — It can’t be seen with a human eye. It doesn’t look anything like C-3PO or R2-D2, or even BB-8. But, nevertheless, it is a robot (all 120nm of it) and its creators from... Read More »

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