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Can a vitamin treat COVID-19-related acute kidney injury?

July 27, 2021

Researchers at UT Health San Antonio, The University of Washington at Seattle and the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai in New York have launched NIRVANA, a National Institutes of Health-funded pilot clinical study to treat acute kidney injury (AKI) in COVID-19 patients.


NPR: Doctors worry that memory problems after COVID-19 may set the stage for Alzheimer’s

July 27, 2021

Dr. Gabriel de Erausquin and Dr. Sudha Seshadri, Neurology/Glenn Biggs Institute for Alzheimer’s and Neurodegenerative Diseases, and Dr. Monica Verduzco-Gutierrez, Rehabilitation Medicine, are quoted in this NPR story and share their research findings …


Dr. Ruben Mesa elected to board of the Association of American Cancer Institutes

July 26, 2021

Contact: Steven Lee, 210-450-3823, lees22@uthscsa.edu Dr. Ruben Mesa Ruben Mesa, MD, FACP, executive director of the Mays Cancer Center, home to UT Health San Antonio MD Anderson Cancer Center, has been elected to the board of the Association of Americ …


The Washington Post: Suffering with hiccups that never seem to go away

July 26, 2021

Ali Seifi, Neurosurgery, was interviewed about the straw-like device he invented to get rid of hiccups in this Washington Post story. Read story



Dental researchers discover why some people are more susceptible to chronic inflammatory diseases

July 26, 2021

Contact: Steven Lee, 210-450-3823, lees22@uthscsa.edu SAN ANTONIO – Dentists aren’t known to tell people not to brush, but that’s what happened on the way to a breakthrough. After asking study participants not to brush half their teeth for three weeks, …


From the Chief Operating Officer: COVID-19 testing is available

July 23, 2021

As the demand for COVID-19 testing increases, we are providing instructions for convenient COVID-19 testing at Wellness 360, which serves as the Employee and Student Health Center, through the School of Nursing.



Can a vitamin treat COVID-19-related acute kidney injury?

July 22, 2021

NIRVANA clinical study seeks the answer in San Antonio, Seattle and New York Media contact: Will Sansom, 210-567-2579, sansom@uthscsa.edu SAN ANTONIO (July 22, 2021) — Researchers at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, The Uni …


KSAT 12: American Academy of Pediatrics recommends face masks for all students, teachers and staff this year

July 22, 2021

Dr. Tess Barton, Pediatrics, is featured in this KSAT 12 story. Dr. Barton said children 11 and under can’t get the vaccination currently and masking in public and in classrooms can help stop the spread. Watch story


Spectrum News 1: Delta variant highly contagious

July 21, 2021

Dr. Fred Campbell, General and Hospital Medicine, was interviewed live on Spectrum News 1 regarding the delta variant of COVID-19, the fact that it’s the most prevalent and much more transmissible and that the ways to keep the risk low are to be fully …


Becker’s Spine Review: Orthopedic surgeon named head team physician for Texas university’s athletics program

July 21, 2021

K.J. Kenneth-Nwosa, MD, has been named head team physician for the University of Texas at San Antonio Athletics and assistant professor in the Department of Orthopaedics at UT Health San Antonio. Read story


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