New therapy significantly reduces headache disability, post-traumatic stress after brain injury, study finds

June 27, 2022

  Media contact: Steven Lee, lees22@uthscsa.edu, (210) 450-3823, or Will Sansom, sansom@uthscsa.edu, (210) 567-2579 Produced and contributed by Joel Williams and Julie Collins. SAN ANTONIO (June 27, 2022) – The first therapy to be developed specifically for post-traumatic headache significantly reduced related disability in veterans following a traumatic brain injury (TBI). It also reduced co-occurring symptoms of […]

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Pheo Para Alliance recognizes UT Health San Antonio as rare disease Center of Excellence

June 24, 2022

Pheo Para Alliance, a patient advocacy organization dedicated to supporting those with pheochromocytoma (pheo) and paraganglioma (para), a rare neuroendocrine tumor, has designated The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio (UT Health San Antonio) as a Pheo Para Center of Excellence. The Center of Excellence Program recognizes institutions worldwide for providing cutting-edge, quality, multidisciplinary care and […]

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Novel brain injury treatment tested in 1st human subject

June 17, 2022

An experimental brain injury medication conceived in laboratories at UT Health San Antonio was tested Tuesday, June 14, in the first human subject. If the drug, called AST-004, performs well in human studies, it will be an urgently needed and novel treatment for stroke and traumatic brain injury victims, including those with concussions.

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Pheo Para Alliance recognizes UT Health San Antonio as rare disease Center of Excellence

June 15, 2022

  Contact: Will Sansom, 210-567-2579, sansom@uthscsa.edu SAN ANTONIO (June 15, 2022) — Pheo Para Alliance, a patient advocacy organization dedicated to supporting those with pheochromocytoma (pheo) and paraganglioma (para), a rare neuroendocrine tumor, has designated The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio (UT Health San Antonio) as a Pheo Para Center of Excellence. […]

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Novel brain injury treatment tested in 1st human subject

June 15, 2022

Drug conceived at UT Health San Antonio was safe, effective in animal studies Contact: Will Sansom, 210-567-2579, sansom@uthscsa.edu SAN ANTONIO, TEXAS, AND GROTON, CONN. (Wednesday, June 15, 2022) — An experimental brain injury medication conceived in laboratories at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio (UT Health San Antonio) was tested Tuesday, […]

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