Areas of Research

Our cancer research brings treatment and therapy to patients of all ages, battling different forms of cancer.

Our cardiovascular research is transforming diagnosis and treatment for patients with heart disease.

Our diabetes, kidney, and metabolic disorders research seeks to discover better health outcomes to address an alarmingly high comorbidity in the South Texas population.

Our research conducted in infectious disease explores the spread of microorganisms such as bacteria and viruses and seeks to find ways of preventing and minimizing the spread of disease.

Our research in longevity and aging explores new ways of improving quality of life and lifespan for those with age-related disease.

Our military health research seeks to combat health issues facing our military today.

Our research in neuroscience extends from single cell studies to targeting specific neurological diseases, disorders, and trauma.

Our research in regenerative medicine ranges from cellular study to engineering new body tissues.

Fueling Research by the Numbers

Researchers at 黑料网 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. 
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in healthcare based on the articles published in the highest quality and most selective impact journals across the natural sciences

Innovation Impact

黑料网 and Research Partners Lead the Way

黑料网 is committed to training tomorrow's talent, who are relentlessly pursuing discoveries that translate into life-changing, life-saving technologies. Critical to these breakthroughs are our 8 state of the art core lab facilities that create the pathway for investigators to do cutting-edge research leading to treatments for our local and global communities.

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Collaborative Partnership

黑料网, located in Military City, U.S.A., has a rich history of research collaboration with the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs leading to publications in top peer-reviewed journals with global impact. Research partnerships are ground zero for discovery leading to better patient care and outcomes for both active and civilian patients. 黑料网 recognizes the power of partnership and collaboration in research as we seek new knowledge about treatments, cures, and discoveries. Find out more about our collaboration opportunities by contacting the Office of the Vice President for Research at 210-567-3720 or