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News 4: Bamlanivimab not easy to pronounce, but provides Texas hospitals new COVID treatment

November 23, 2020

The first shipments of an experimental antibody therapy for COVID-19 have arrived in Texas. It’s not easy to pronounce, but bamlanivimab has been shown to prevent high-risk patients from ending up in the hospital. Watch the full story at News 4


San Antonio Express-News: As COVID vaccine arrival nears, San Antonio’s military hospitals, volunteers to participate in a new trial

November 20, 2020

Dr. Robert Hromas, dean, Joe R. and Teresa Lozano Long School of Medicine, contributed to a front-page story of the San Antonio Express-News indicating that our city is expected to get limited doses of two vaccines, made by Moderna and Pfizer, that are …


A special Thanksgiving message from President Henrich

November 20, 2020

I know we all are looking forward to a traditional Thanksgiving feast, but we all also know this Thanksgiving 2020 presents unfamiliar and, in most cases, unwelcome challenges. On what has historically been the most traveled holiday and a celebratory time with our loved ones, this year we must make difficult choices about gatherings.


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Can a statin maintain the health of adults 75 and older?

November 20, 2020

PREVENTABLE clinical trial at UT Health San Antonio recruiting 450 volunteers.


Construction impacts access to University Hospital from Medical School Building

November 20, 2020

Access to University Hospital from the third floor of the Medical School Building will be unavailable from Nov. 23 through Dec. 2 while hospital construction is underway. During this time, please use the Medical School Building’s first-floor access poi …


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UT Health San Antonio answers the call for COVID backup

November 20, 2020

When medical crises arise, the call goes out for backup. It could be for a natural disaster, such as Hurricane Harvey, manmade disasters, like the ammonium nitrate explosion in West, Texas, or health emergencies, such as the COVID-19 pandemic. UT Healt …



Give thanks safely

November 20, 2020

“We Can Stop the Spread” public education series Story by Jessica Binkley Media contact:  Will Sansom, 210-567-2579, sansom@uthscsa.edu As the holidays approach, gatherings of families and friends seem inevitable. However, recent guidelines from the Ce …


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Can a statin maintain the health of adults 75 and older?

November 20, 2020

PREVENTABLE trial at UT Health San Antonio recruiting 450 volunteers. UT Health San Antonio’s Sam and Ann Barshop Institute for Longevity and Aging Studies announced Nov. 20 that enrollment is open for a new clinical trial called PREVENTABLE. The study …


CPRIT awards UT Health San Antonio $2 million to recruit liver cancer researcher

November 20, 2020

SAN ANTONIO (Nov. 20, 2020) — The Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas (CPRIT) awarded UT Health San Antonio $2 million to recruit a second scientist studying nonalcoholic liver disease (NASH). The funding, awarded Nov. 18, will bring Xiao …


Marquee removed on Long Campus

November 20, 2020

The marquee at the entrance of the Joe R. and Teresa Lozano Long Campus, known for its illuminating insights about upcoming events and other campus announcements, will be removed. The sign is several years old and is no longer functional, campus offici …


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