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Can a statin maintain the health of adults 75 and older?

November 20, 2020
 

PREVENTABLE clinical trial at UT Health San Antonio recruiting 450 volunteers.




Give thanks safely

November 20, 2020
 

“We Can Stop the Spread” public education series Story by Jessica Binkley Media contact:  Will Sansom, 210-567-2579, sansom@uthscsa.edu As the holidays approach, gatherings of families and friends seem inevitable. However, recent guidelines from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) outline possibilities for safely coming together this season. “We expect to see an increase in cases […]



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Can a statin maintain the health of adults 75 and older?

November 20, 2020
 

PREVENTABLE trial at UT Health San Antonio recruiting 450 volunteers. UT Health San Antonio’s Sam and Ann Barshop Institute for Longevity and Aging Studies announced Nov. 20 that enrollment is open for a new clinical trial called PREVENTABLE. The study will investigate whether taking atorvastatin, a drug commonly used to lower cholesterol also called Lipitor®, […]




UT System Board of Regents approves design of UT Health San Antonio Multispecialty and Research Hospital

November 19, 2020
 

AUSTIN – The University of Texas System Board of Regents on Nov. 19 approved design development plans for the UT Health San Antonio Multispecialty and Research Hospital to be constructed on 12.2 acres of land in the South Texas Medical Center. The Board of Regents authorized expenditure of $398.8 million for the hospital from Revenue […]




Researcher receives $100,000 grant from The Mary Kay Foundation

November 9, 2020
 

Zhijie “Jason” Liu, PhD, assistant professor of molecular medicine in the Joe R. and Teresa Lozano Long School of Medicine and an investigator with the Mays Cancer Center, will leverage the $100,000 Mary Kay Foundation grant to study estrogen receptor alpha (ERα), a biomarker of breast cancer.




Gift from Lions Clubs expands eye care at Texas Diabetes Institute

November 9, 2020
 

The Lions Clubs have increased their commitment to the prevention of blinding eye diseases with a $150,000 gift to UT Health San Antonio’s Department of Ophthalmology.