Recently the San Antonio Partnership for Precision Therapeutics (SA PPT) was established by UT Health San Antonio, Texas Biomedical Research Institute (Texas Biomed), the University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA) and Southwest Research Institute (SwRI®). Representing four of the largest research institutions in San Antonio--America’s 7th largest city by population—each of the institutions kicked-in $200,000 to launch SA PPT. The vision is bold and direct—combine technology, medicine, and collaboration to drive advanced, precision-based therapies systematically.
Recently announced by the UT Health Newsroom, “The Alamo City’s” researchers are raising the stakes in precision translational research. With $800,000, the San Antonio institutions’ commitment to translational research and breakthrough precision medicine represents the vast potential of this collaborative.
Hispanics represent the largest ethnic group in the United States at about 55 million (17%) and growing. The U.S. Census projects that by 2060, the Hispanic population will reach 111 million or nearly 30% of the entire country’s population. Yet with traditional clinical resear...
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