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UT Health San Antonio gets COVID-19 testing boost thanks to Hyundai Hope on Wheels

April 23, 2020

Media contact: Rosanne Fohn, (210) 567-3026, SAN ANTONIO (April 23, 2020) — Hyundai Hope On Wheels® and San Antonio-area Hyundai dealers have awarded UT Health San Antonio a $100,000 grant for COVID-19 testing. The university is one of 22 health institutions throughout the nation to share in a total of $4 million awarded this […]

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FDA approves tripling platelets’ shelf life based on UT Health San Antonio research

April 13, 2020

Media contact: Susan Anasagasti,, (305) 903-8829 SAN ANTONIO (April 13, 2020) — UT Health San Antonio played a major research role in the FDA’s recent approval of a new process that nearly triples the five-day shelf life of blood platelets, commonly used for treating trauma patients. The breakthrough is expected to increase the availability […]

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UT Health San Antonio leads COVID-19 treatment study

March 30, 2020

UT Health San Antonio and University Health System physicians are among the first in the nation to test an investigational drug.

UT Health San Antonio to lead local COVID-19 treatment study at University Hospital

March 30, 2020

SAN ANTONIO (March 30, 2020) — Infectious disease physicians at UT Health San Antonio are among the first in the nation to test an investigational drug developed to treat the novel coronavirus. Thomas Patterson, M.D., professor in the Long School of Medicine and chief of the Division of Infectious Disease at The University of Texas […]

Commit to social distancing to save lives

March 25, 2020

Jason Bowling, M.D., UT Health Physicians, urges social distancing to protect health care resources and save lives.

Social distancing required to slow COVID-19 pandemic

March 25, 2020

As we continue our battle against the coronavirus and COVID-19 disease, we must be absolutely diligent to maintain social distancing.