San Antonio Scientists Running Largest Remdesivir Trial in World Find Early Success

Results of the latest phase of an international clinical trial of the experimental antiviral drug remdesivir point to a shortened recovery time and reduced mortality rate for critically ill COVID-19 patients, according to officials at University Health System, which is conducting...
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Genes, cardiovascular health each factor into dementia risk

Genes and cardiovascular health each contribute in an additive way to a person’s risk of dementia, U.S. researchers including Sudha Seshadri, MD, and Claudia Satizabal, PhD, of The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio (UT Health San Antonio) reported...
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Dr. Linda McManus Receives Distinguished Educator Award

Linda McManus, Ph.D., distinguished teaching professor of pathology and periodontics at the UT Health San Antonio and director of the Office of Postdoctoral Affairs, has been named the 2021 recipient of the Robbins Distinguished Educator Award by the American Society for...
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Researchers discover a new class of synapse-saving proteins

Researchers at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio (UT Health San Antonio) have discovered a new class of proteins that protect synapses from being destroyed. Synapses are the structures where electrical impulses pass from one neuron to another. The...
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Big-data analysis of brain imaging studies indicates promising future directions for depression research

A study by Jodie Gray, Ph.D., a recent graduate of UT Health San Antonio’s Radiological Sciences Program has found select brain areas which are reliably impacted by major depressive disorder (MDD). The study, Multi-Modal Abnormalities of Brain Structure and Function in Major...
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