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Have you missed your cancer screenings?

May 22, 2020

Mays Cancer Center experts to discuss why getting screenings now is important during May 29 webinar  SAN ANTONIO (May 22, 2020) — Studies have shown that individuals with cancer who get COVID-19 are more likely to have poor outcomes. And with everyone …


Rivard Report: City of San Antonio to close stretches of 2 residential streets to most traffic

May 22, 2020

In addition to the pilot streets, ActivateSA’s proposal identified 31 census tracts that could benefit from such a program, said Amanda Merck, a research specialist for the Institue for Health Promotion Research at UT Health San Antonio, VIA Metropolit …


San Antonio Express-News: San Antonio hospitals, practices land $154 million in bailout funds

May 22, 2020

Federal funds went to a major physician practice called U.S. Anesthesia Partners of Texas, UT Health San Antonio, the START Center for Cancer Care, Post Acute Medical hospitals and many home health agencies. Read the full story.


Flags at half-staff to honor victims of the coronavirus pandemic

May 22, 2020

President Donald Trump issued a proclamation lowering the U.S. flag to half-staff to honor the victims of the coronavirus pandemic. Flags across the nation will remain at half-staff through Sunday, May 24.



Faculty present their innovations at virtual pitch day

May 22, 2020

Nine UT Health San Antonio clinicians and scientists pitched their innovations in the President’s Translational and Entrepreneurial Research Fund (PTEF) virtual forum held May 20.



Faculty inventors present their innovations at virtual pitch day

May 21, 2020

Nine UT Health San Antonio clinicians and scientists pitched their innovations in the President’s Translational and Entrepreneurial Research Fund (PTEF) virtual forum held May 20. The health care innovations under consideration for the 2020 awards incl …


KLBJ Radio: Austin’s top news – Remdesivir offers glimmers of hope

May 21, 2020

Dr. Thomas Patterson, chief of the Division of Infectious Disease, says the ongoing clinical trials of remdesivir continue to offer glimmers of hope. “It’s an antiviral drug that has shown promise in animal models against the coronavirus,” says Patters …


Telemundo: Inicia distrubucion de Remdesivir para tratar el COVID-19 in hospitales de SA

May 21, 2020

Dr. Thomas Patterson, chief of the Division of Infectious Disease, discusses the clinical trials of the promising antiviral drug for COVID-19, remdesivir, in a video featured in this report. Watch the story. 


Message from the President: Time away from work

May 21, 2020

In addition to my request made last week that all employees take 5 days of personal leave by July 15, I request that you work with your leader and make plans, where operationally possible, to also take vacation days you would have normally taken during the summer months


Neurology Today: Longevity gene variant protects against Alzheimer’s in some APOE 4 carriers

May 21, 2020

Sudha Seshadri, M.D., FAAN, director of the Glenn Biggs Institute for Alzheimer’s & Neurodegenerative Diseases, and the Robert R. Barker distinguished university professor of neurology at UT Health in San Antonio, discusses the association between …


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