Can a vitamin treat COVID-19-related acute kidney injury?

July 27, 2021

Researchers at UT Health San Antonio, The University of Washington at Seattle and the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai in New York have launched NIRVANA, a National Institutes of Health-funded pilot clinical study to treat acute kidney injury (AKI) in COVID-19 patients.




Message from the President: Announcement about delta variant and masks

July 20, 2021

We at UT Health San Antonio are closely monitoring the recent increase in community prevalence and transmission of the COVID-19 virus. At present, elsewhere and here in San Antonio, the latest surge is predominantly related to spread by the COVID delta variant. The delta variant is about four times more contagious than the original alpha variant and two times more lethal for unvaccinated people. Given the marked increase in community prevalence and spread, it is prudent that we increase our preventive protocols so that we can continue to keep on-campus transmission rates low.

woman walks at UT Health San Antonio wearing a mask.



Traveling in a pandemic and the resumption of international business travel

June 23, 2021

By Chris Fuglestad, MFS, Office of International Services UT Health San Antonio international business will be considered again starting July 1. International business travel plays an integral role in the university’s mission to make lives better, and for many faculty members, the coronavirus pandemic brought international collaboration to an abrupt halt. But for Gabriel de Erausquin, MD, […]

UT Healthier campaign sign at the San Antonio International Airport.