Long School of Medicine
Yidong Bai, PhD, professor, Department of Cell Systems and Anatomy, was recently awarded a $1.2 million grant from the Baptist Health Foundation of San Antonio, whose mission is focused on improving community health. The funds will be used to investigate the role of mitochondrial regulation and dysfunction in childhood type 2 diabetes, which is particularly […]
Every day, our employees work tirelessly to advance our missions of education, research, clinical care and community service. Established in 1985, the Presidential Excellence Awards recognize exemplary performance by individuals who consistently excel in their positions and demonstrate a strong commitment to the mission and core values of UT Health San Antonio.
John H. Calhoon, MD, professor and chair of the President’s Council for Excellence in Surgery at UT Health San Antonio, was elected President of the Society of Thoracic Surgeons (STS) during the organization’s annual meeting on Jan. 30, 2022.
Noted diabetes researcher Ralph DeFronzo, MD, has received the 2022 Luminary in Cardiometabolic Medicine award from the Metabolic Institute of America. Dr. DeFronzo is chief of diabetes at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio (UT Health San Antonio) and deputy director of the University Health System’s Texas Diabetes Institute. As the […]
Can HIV infection be prevented? First mRNA vaccine study for HIV in San Antonio’s history is getting underway.January 27, 2022
UT Health San Antonio and clinical partner University Health soon will begin a Phase 1 clinical research study of an HIV vaccine candidate produced by Moderna.
Researchers at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio (UT Health San Antonio), reporting this week in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, identified a mechanism through which two antiviral genes, when mutated, promote a childhood cancer called pediatric myelodysplastic syndrome (MDS). Scientists at Oklahoma State University and Cornell University collaborated […]