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.

WebMD: Help avoid COVID, injury as kids return to sports

June 22, 2021

Dr. Caitlyn Mooney, MD, Orthopaedics & Pediatrics, contributed to a Web MD story that speaks to the caution that needs to be taken as young athletes, once again, take to the fields, courts, tracks and rinks after such a long period away from such athletics due to restrictions of the pandemic; doctors are seeing more […]

Coping with the stresses of immigration through art

June 3, 2021

The Office of International Services (OIS) and the Graduate Medical Education (GME) office team up every spring and summer to help manage the initial and continuing documentation for foreign medical graduates for UT Health San Antonio residency and fellowship programs.

Metal ions help COVID-19 virus to disguise itself

June 2, 2021

Scientists from The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio have discovered a mechanism by which SARS-CoV-2 exploits changes in metal ion concentrations to disguise itself in the body. Varying concentrations of metal ions — positively charged atoms such as magnesium, manganese and calcium — are observed in hospitalized COVID-19 patients.

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