Don’t let Labor Day become a COVID day. Mask up!

August 28, 2020
 

Experts urge everyone to wear masks, observe 6-foot social distance, wash hands vigorously, and avoid indoor and large gatherings.




Don’t let Labor Day become a COVID day. Mask up!

August 26, 2020
 

Labor Day is nearly here, and again, South Texas, we must not let our guard down. Experts from UT Health San Antonio urge everyone to wear masks, observe 6-foot social distance, wash hands vigorously, and avoid indoor and large gatherings. Stay in your family bubble as much as possible and wear a mask if you […]




$2M grant awarded to study drug’s impact on Alzheimer’s patients

August 25, 2020
 

In the war on cancer and other diseases including COVID-19, old drugs approved for other conditions are being studied for new purposes. It’s a strategy that will now be tested in Alzheimer’s disease with a drug called rapamycin. A $2 million grant will enable a clinical trial in which 40 individuals with mild cognitive impairment […]




UT Health San Antonio gains $2M to study rapamycin for Alzheimer’s

August 25, 2020
 

In the war on cancer and other diseases including COVID-19, old drugs approved for other conditions are being studied for new purposes. It’s a strategy that will now be tested in Alzheimer’s disease with a drug called rapamycin. A $2 million grant will enable a double-blind, placebo-controlled clinical trial in which 40 individuals with mild […]



Fragile X syndrome discovery offers clue in autism

August 3, 2020
 

Structures called primary cilia – which act like TV antennas for cells to detect signals – are present in fewer numbers in mice born with Fragile X syndrome, according to researchers.


Primary cilia in newborn neurons

Fragile X syndrome discovery offers clue in autism

July 30, 2020
 

Structures called primary cilia – which act like TV antennas for cells to detect signals – are present in fewer numbers in mice born with Fragile X syndrome, according to researchers from The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio (UT Health San Antonio). Study results were published July 30 in the journal […]