Dr. Amelie Ramirez named to CDC Foundation Board of Directors

July 29, 2020
 

Amelie G. Ramirez, DrPH, chair and professor of the Department of Population Health Sciences, has been elected to a five-year term on the board of directors for the CDC Foundation.


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Dr. Amelie Ramirez named to CDC Foundation Board of Directors

July 29, 2020
 

Amelie G. Ramirez, DrPH, chair and professor of the Department of Population Health Sciences at UT Health San Antonio, has been elected to a five-year term on the board of directors for the CDC Foundation. Established by Congress as an independent, nonprofit organization, the CDC Foundation is the sole entity authorized by Congress to mobilize […]



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Coronavirus makes itself unrecognizable to cells

July 24, 2020
 

According to a new study, SARS coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) disguises itself so it can hide inside cells without being detected by the immune system in order to replicate.



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Coronavirus makes changes that cause cells not to recognize it

July 24, 2020
 

Discovery lays groundwork for designing novel antiviral drugs With an alarm code, we can enter a building without bells going off. It turns out that the SARS coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) has the same advantage entering cells. It possesses the code to waltz right in. On July 24 in Nature Communications, researchers at The University of […]




Genes, cardiovascular health each factor into dementia risk

July 20, 2020
 

Researchers hope the study results will encourage people to exercise, reduce stress and eat a healthy diet.




Genes, cardiovascular health each factor into dementia risk

July 20, 2020
 

Genes and cardiovascular health each contribute in an additive way to a person’s risk of dementia, researchers including Sudha Seshadri, MD, and Claudia Satizabal, PhD, of UT Health San Antonio reported July 20 in the journal Neurology. The study was conducted in 1,211 participants in the Framingham Heart Study and involved collaborators from Boston University. […]