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2018 News Archive

December 18, 2018
News Announcements In The News

1st BHC Investigator Workshop

The 1st BHC Investigator’s Workshop is scheduled for January 8, 2019. Over 25 UTSA faculty and staff are scheduled to present their ongoing work and research focus, across Biology, Chemistry, Engineering, Education, Psychology, Computer Science, and Physics. The goal of this workshop is to discover areas of synergy and form collaborative teams focusing on interdisciplinary research in brain health. Read more  
October 23, 2018
Announcements In The News

BHC Seed Grant - Student Awards

The UTSA Brain Health Consortium and the College of Engineering support the next generation of brain health researchers with $90,000 in grant awards! Read more  
October 17, 2018

Tenure Track Faculty Opportunities

The Brain Health Consortium (BHC), founded in 2018, is a bold new interdisciplinary research effort at the University of Texas at San Antonio designed to revolutionize brain health and treat disease. Jenny Hsieh, Ph.D. & Director, is recruiting outstanding individuals dedicated to solving fundamental problems in neurobiology and brain health. APPLY NOW · ASSISTANT/ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR IN NEUROINFORMATICS AND GENE EDITING: · ASSISTANT/ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR IN NEUROBIOLOGY: Read more  
September 12, 2018

UTSA Leadership in Brain Health

“It’s really exciting,” Hsieh says about her research into epilepsy and the possibilities that await at UTSA. “We are trying to model human brain disorders in a dish. We’re collecting blood samples from patients who have our disease of interest; then we can use the blood sample and reprogram their cells to become what’s called a pluripotent stem cell, which is a stem cell that can become a brain cell or any cell in the body.” Hsieh is establishing a core facility at UTSA to do that type of reprogramming, and once the stem cell lines are made, they can be distributed to other researchers. Read more  
July 19, 2018

College of Science Research Conference

Learn more about BHC research at the COS Research Conference, happening on October 5, 2018 Read more  
July 19, 2018
In The News

UTSA Scientists using "mini brains" to research complex, incurable brain disorders

Read more about the ongoing projects in the BHC for brain disorders Read more  
May 17, 2018
In The News

KLRN SciTech Now: Growing brain cells

KLRN SciTech Now: Growing brain cells Read more  
May 1, 2018
In The News

UTSA puts stake in the ground in battle against brain disease

UTSA puts stake in the ground in battle against brain disease Read more  
May 1, 2018
In The News

Q&A: Jenny Hsieh, UTSA Brain Health Consortium

Q&A: Jenny Hsieh Read more