Viral ‘molecular scissor’ is next COVID-19 drug target

October 22, 2020
 

American and Polish scientists, reporting the journal Science Advances, laid out a novel rationale for COVID-19 drug design – blocking a molecular “scissor” that the virus uses for virus production and to disable human proteins crucial to the immune response.




UT Health San Antonio’s Liu receives $100,000 grant from The Mary Kay Foundation

October 22, 2020
 

The Mary Kay Foundation on Oct. 22 announced that UT Health San Antonio is among its 2020 cancer grant recipients. The grants are awarded annually to top accredited research institutions in the United States conducting innovative translational research to better understand cancers that affect women. Zhijie “Jason” Liu, PhD, assistant professor of molecular medicine in […]




Viral ‘molecular scissor’ is next COVID-19 drug target

October 16, 2020
 

Coronavirus uses enzymatic cutter for virus production and to disable essential immune proteins American and Polish scientists, reporting Oct. 16 in the journal Science Advances, laid out a novel rationale for COVID-19 drug design – blocking a molecular “scissor” that the virus uses for virus production and to disable human proteins crucial to the immune […]



Magnesium energetics

Researchers solve 100-year-old mystery of what activates magnesium ions in the cell

October 15, 2020
 

The discovery is expected to be a springboard for future development of novel drugs to treat cardiovascular disease, metabolic disorders such as diabetes and other diseases.




On streets of injustice, here’s how we drive toward transportation equity for Latinos

October 8, 2020
 

New reports from Salud America! at UT Health San Antonio investigate the failure of investing in project-by-project transportation projects, and recommend systemic changes to reverse unfair planning practices that overlook Latino communities.



Magnesium energetics

Groundbreaking study finds activator of magnesium dynamics in the body

October 8, 2020
 

Discovery seen as avenue to develop novel therapies for many conditions. Researchers from The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio (UT Health San Antonio) have solved the 100-year-old mystery of what activates magnesium ions in the cell. The discovery is expected to be a springboard for future development of novel drugs to […]