Dr. Carlayne Jackson, professor of neurology and otolaryngology, co-authored a new study that includes the results of a small clinical trial for an oral drug that slowed ALS patients’ rate of functional decline. Read and watch the story.
Dr. Luz Garcini, assistant professor at the Center for Research to Advance Community Health at UT Health San Antonio, is quoted in an article that discusses the worsening mental health issues during COVID-19 and ways she believes this secondary pandemic can be addressed. Read the story.
Dr. Ruth Berggren, Infectious Diseases, answers questions on KSAT 12 regarding the mysterious illness in the AstraZeneca vaccine trial and what it means for the future of a potential COVID-19 vaccine. Read and watch the story.
This news brief highlights the renewal of the Mays Cancer Center as an NCI-Designated Cancer Center. Read the story.
Carolina Solis-Herrera, MD, assistant professor in the Joe. R and Teresa Lozano Long School of Medicine, explains that research is underway about why diabetes makes fighting COVID-19 more difficult. Read and watch the story.
Dr. Amelie Ramirez, Salud America!, Institute for Health Promotion Research, contributed to a San Antonio Report story about a new campaign that educates Latino families on how to slow the spread of coronavirus. Read the full story.