Alzheimer’s disease clinical trial seeks 21 area volunteers

January 31, 2023

Study will evaluate senolytics — drugs that clear defective ‘zombie’ cells A clinical trial conducted at UT Health San Antonio aims to “stomp” out Alzheimer’s disease. Clearing old, damaged “zombie” cells from the brain may be one way to do it. The study, called SToMP-AD (Senolytic Therapy to Modulate the Progression of Alzheimer’s Disease), seeks 21 San […]


Alzheimer’s disease clinical trial seeks 21 area volunteers

January 30, 2023

Study will evaluate senolytics — drugs that clear defective ‘zombie’ cells Contact: Will Sansom, 210-567-2579, sansom@uthscsa.edu SAN ANTONIO (Jan. 30, 2023) — A clinical trial conducted at UT Health San Antonio aims to “stomp” out Alzheimer’s disease. Clearing old, damaged “zombie” cells from the brain may be one way to do it. The study, called […]

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DeFronzo receives global award for pioneering diabetes research

January 27, 2023

Thursday, January 26, 2023: Her Royal Highness Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn of Thailand, representing His Majesty the King Rama X Vajiralongkorn, presents the Prince Mahidol Award for 2022 in the field of medicine to Ralph A. DeFronzo, MD, of UT Health San Antonio and University Health. The presentation took place at the Chakri Throne Hall […]


DeFronzo receives global award for pioneering diabetes research

January 27, 2023

Thursday, January 26, 2023: Her Royal Highness Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn of Thailand, representing His Majesty the King Rama X Vajiralongkorn, presents the Prince Mahidol Award for 2022 in the field of medicine to Ralph A. DeFronzo, MD, of UT Health San Antonio and University Health. The presentation took place at the Chakri Throne Hall […]




UT Health San Antonio specialists to discuss latest treatments of movement disorders

January 25, 2023

Deep brain stimulation, continuous levodopa infusion among topics Four fellowship-trained movement disorders neurologists from UT Health San Antonio will give talks Friday (Jan. 27) at the Parkinson’s Foundation Tri-State Symposium. These physicians will discuss the newest developments in research and clinical trials of Parkinson’s disease and other disorders. The symposium, free and open to the […]


UT Health San Antonio specialists to discuss latest treatments of movement disorders

January 25, 2023

Deep brain stimulation, continuous levodopa infusion among topics Contact: Will Sansom, 210-567-2579, sansom@uthscsa.edu SAN ANTONIO (Jan. 25, 2023) — Four fellowship-trained movement disorders neurologists from UT Health San Antonio will give talks Friday (Jan. 27) at the Parkinson’s Foundation Tri-State Symposium. These physicians will discuss the newest developments in research and clinical trials of Parkinson’s […]