Labroots/UT Health San Antonio Science Writing Contest Submissions Due July 30

“If science, like art, is to perform its mission truly and fully….its achievements must enter not only superficially but with their inner meaning into the consciousness of people”—Albert Einstein. We were blown away by the quality of recent student-submitted articles we have...
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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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Dr. Petra Jans Pederson Publishes in the Journal of Natural Products

Dr. Petra Jans Pederson was first author on the paper “Triple-Negative Breast Cancer Cells Exhibit Differential Sensitivity to Cardenolides from Calotropis gigantea” which was published on July 10 in the Journal of Natural Products. Dr. Pederson is a recent graduate...
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Samantha Yee Featured on SA People Project

Graduate student Samantha Yee was recently featured on SA People Project. Yee, a rising fourth year Ph.D. student in Dr. April Risinger’s lab in the Integrated Biomedical Sciences program in the Physiology & Pharmacology discipline, is also the 2020-2021 Student Government...
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CSA Shoutout to Graduating Student Pooja Yadav

Congratulations to one of our CSA graduate students Pooja Yadav, M.S. (Cancer Biology discipline) who successfully defended her Ph.D. dissertation on June 25! Since joining the IBMS Program, Pooja has had many distinctions. She was the recipient of the David Carillo Memorial...
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