Discovering the Inner Workings of the Brain
In the UTSA Brain Health Consortium, we are a collaborative team using transdisciplinary approaches to advance our basic understanding of the brain in order to prevent and treat the most debilitating brain disorders.
Answer fundamental questions regarding the mechanisms of brain health and disease
Use cutting-edge technologies, identifying strategies to restore and improve brain function
Educate and train the next generation of scientists, propelling them into a career of novel scientific and human therapeutic discovery
Researchers On The Rise: Students Making a Name at UTSA
Congratulations to Vanessa Cerda (Wicha Lab) and Tara Flaugher (Wicha Lab) for both receiving incredibly competitive fellowships!
Vanessa is the recipient of the NIH D-Span award (Diversity Specialized Predoctoral to Postdoctoral Advancement in Neuroscience) which will help facilitate her transforamtion from a budding PhD student into a strong neuroscience postdoctoral researcher. Award link: https://neuroscienceblueprint.nih.gov/training/d-span-award-f99k00/d-span-awardees
Welcome to the new Science and Engineering building: where brain health research is happening
Who We Are
Bringing together talent across UTSA to advance the understanding of the brain.Meet Our Members
Stem Cell Core
Providing investigators with customized pluripotent stem cells based on the latest cutting-edge technologies.Explore our Stem Cell Core
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Your gift can make a true impact on the research success of the Brain Health Consortium. With your help, breakthroughs are possible.
Generous support for the BHC comes from the following: