CNN: Growing up in a violent environment is likely to lead to accelerated aging and disease risk, new review of studies shows

August 3, 2020
 

Amy Garrett, PhD, assistant professor of radiology and psychiatry and director of the neuroimaging core for the Department of Psychiatry, was interviewed as an outside expert to provide context in this story about a new study that suggests experiencing adversity early in life is likely to make children reach puberty more quickly, increase cellular aging […]


Fox 29: Doctors worried about significant drop in immunizations for vaccine-preventable diseases

August 3, 2020
 

Dr. Mandie Svatek, Pediatrics, was interviewed about the importance of getting children vaccinated before the school year, despite the pandemic. Read and watch the story.


News 4: Doctors worried about significant drop in immunizations for vaccine-preventable diseases

August 3, 2020
 

Dr. Mandie Svatek, Pediatrics, was interviewed about the importance of getting children vaccinated before the school year, despite the pandemic. Read and watch the story.


Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology News: Researchers discover a link between primary cilia and fragile X syndrome

August 3, 2020
 

Researchers at UT Health San Antonio found that primary cilia are present in fewer numbers in mice born with FXS. The research team was led by Hye Young Lee, PhD, assistant professor at UT Health San Antonio. Their study is published in Stem Cell Reports, in a paper titled, “Primary Ciliary Deficits in the Dentate Gyrus […]


Medical News Today: Undocumented Latinx migrants ‘have endured so much trauma’

August 3, 2020
 

Luz Garcini, PhD, MPH, assistant professor in the Center for Research to Advance Community Health at UT Health San Antonio, recently was interviewed about the mental health issues and trauma undocumented migrants experience. Read the story.


Saporta Report: Jeffrey Koplan and Amelie Ramirez join CDC Foundation Board of Directors

August 3, 2020
 

Jeffrey Koplan, MD, MPH, vice president for Global Health at Emory University, and Amelie Ramirez, DrPH, MPH, professor and chair of the Department of Population Health Sciences and director of the Institute for Health Promotion Research at UT Health San Antonio, have each been elected to a five-year term on the board of directors of the CDC […]