Fastest-rising U.S. institutions for research output – UT Health Science Center San Antonio ranks 6th in top 10 nationally

Posted on: Tuesday, July 2nd, 2024

The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio has been rated No. 6 on the top 10 list of fastest-rising United States institutions for research output ranked by Nature Index in May 2024. The UT Health Science Center San Antonio outpaced in biological sciences research output with a 52.6% increase in adjusted research output share from 2017 to 2022.

As the leading academic and bioscience research center in South Texas with an annual portfolio of $413 million, and a primary driver of San Antonio’s $44.1 billion health care and biosciences sector, UT Health Science Center San Antonio, also called UT Health San Antonio, employs the powerful technologies, research-based medicine and world-class expertise needed to challenge diseases and mitigate their effects worldwide. The health science center’s research continues to focus on priority areas impacting disproportionately the diverse health needs of South Texans. Among the university’s accomplishments are innovative advances in the treatment of cancer, age-related diseases, Alzheimer’s and other neurodegenerative diseases, infectious diseases, mental health, substance use disorders, metabolic diseases including diabetes, and military health.

Read the full article at the UT Health San Antonio Newsroom.

Article Categories: Research and Progress