Dr. Alex Bishop Receives International Grant To Study Ewing Sarcoma

Although COVID-19 has become the top health and research priority around the world, a child is still diagnosed with cancer every two minutes globally. To meet this urgent need, the Stand Up To Cancer and Cancer Research UK’s Pediatric Cancer New Discoveries Challenge has awarded...
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Dr. Jessica Nute Receives Radiological Sciences Graduate Program Teacher of The Year Award

Dr. Jessica Nute has just received the Radiological Sciences Graduate Program Teacher of The Year Award. In addition to her position as an clinical assistant professor in the Department of Radiology, she also serves as COGS chair for the Radiological Sciences Ph.D. program and...
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Dr. José E. Cavazos Appointed Chair of the M.D./Ph.D. Section of the Graduate Research Education and Training Group (GREAT) of the AAMC

Dr. José E. Cavazos, professor and assistant dean of the South Texas Medical Scientist Training Program (M.D./Ph.D.) at UT Health San Antonio was appointed on Sept. 16 as chair of the M.D./Ph.D. Section of the Graduate Research Education and Training Group (GREAT) of the...
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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. Evelien Bunnik studying levels of immunity in COVID-19 survivors

Dr. Evelien Bunnik was featured on KSAT News for her work studying levels of immunity in COVID-19 survivors. Bunnik and her team are studying these antibodies in two unique ways. “First, we are looking at what we call longitudinal responses, so we try to follow people over...
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