Infectious disease physician-scientist committed to serving the community’s underserved

June 13, 2022

Ruth Serrano, MD, a physician-scientist and assistant professor in the Division of Infectious Disease in the Department of Medicine in the Joe R. and Teresa Lozano Long School of Medicine at UT Health San Antonio, has a passion and drive to help her patients recover from the profound effects of infectious diseases, including HIV and […]


UT Health San Antonio researchers discover how Vitamin B12 can protect against infections

June 9, 2022

Researchers from The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio (UT Health San Antonio) have discovered how Vitamin B12 (VB12) can play an integral role in the regulation of host intestinal homeostasis, shaping the gut microbiome health and protecting against pathogenic infections, as found in mouse models. The study, published June 8 in […]




The Center for Mucosal & Microbiome Biology at UT Health San Antonio

April 5, 2022

UT Health San Antonio recently introduced its newest research center, the Center for Mucosal & Microbiome Biology, located within the Joe R. and Teresa Lozano Long School of Medicine. Led by Mansour M. Zadeh, PhD, distinguished professor of medicine in the Division of Gastroenterology and Nutrition, the center will function as a collaborative entity for […]




Department of Biochemistry and Structural Biology assistant professor earns UT System Rising STARs award to further metabolic disease research

April 1, 2022

Kevin Koronowski, PhD, assistant professor in the Department of Biochemistry and Structural Biology in the Joe R. and Teresa Lozano Long School of Medicine and the Sam and Ann Barshop Institute for Longevity and Aging Studies at UT Health San Antonio, received a UT System Rising STARs (Science and Technology Acquisition and Retention) award in […]