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Researchers study antibodies against coronavirus

April 1, 2020
 

As laboratories across the country rush to find answers for the novel coronavirus, UT Health San Antonio is bringing a unique combination of expertise to bear on the crisis.



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UT Health San Antonio researchers study antibodies against coronavirus

April 1, 2020
 

As laboratories across the country rush to find answers for the novel coronavirus, UT Health San Antonio is bringing a unique combination of expertise to bear on the crisis. The goal is a precise and effective vaccine to prevent infection, said Robert Hromas, M.D., professor and dean of the university’s Long School of Medicine. UT […]




Long-lasting treatment drug could slow the opioid crisis

March 10, 2020
 

Researchers are developing an anti-opioid drug to protect against overdose for weeks or longer.



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Long-lasting treatment drug could slow the opioid crisis

March 9, 2020
 

Scientists developing medication to help substance users for weeks Naloxone (brand name Narcan®) currently is used to rescue people from opioid overdose, but the protection is transient, lasting an hour or less. Opioid effects can persist for several hours, however, which puts the individual at risk of overdose re-emerging as effects of naloxone wear off. […]



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Faculty discuss genetics to promote new documentary

March 9, 2020
 

In conjunction with Ken Burns’ new documentary “The Gene: An Intimate History,” KLRN interviewed three researchers about how genetics has impacted their lives and work.



South Texas dementia public event

‘Reasons for Hope’ in the fight against dementia

February 28, 2020
 

Hundreds of community members listened to several of the world’s leading experts discuss reasons to be hopeful in the fight against dementia at the South Texas Alzheimer’s Conference public event.